Launch of Safebrowsing-python

Thu 17 January 2008 by Thejaswi Puthraya

Launch of Safebrowsing-python

Today I launched my second project online after django-check-constraints, safebrowsing-python. The project is based on the Google Safebrowsing API. Check out the announcement on the google-safebrowsing-api mailing list and also the usage wiki page at the project home.

Wish you a happy and safe browsing on the …

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An Idle Mind is a Devil's Workshop

Sat 12 January 2008 by Thejaswi Puthraya

An idle mind is a devil's workshop

On thursday, my previous semester results were out. I logged on to the site and checked out my result. My result was anything but surprising. Then I thought to myself, "Why not give people the freedom to compare their marks with their peers' …

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Rendevouz with Firefox 3 beta 2

Sun 06 January 2008 by Thejaswi Puthraya

Rendevouz with Firefox3

I have been using Firefox2 for quite a long time and had a hell lot of complaints about it. One was with its memory hogging nature and the other one was with its rendering capabilities.

I decided to try on Firefox 3 (beta 2) after hearing some …

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Javascript Code Colorizer

Sat 05 January 2008 by Thejaswi Puthraya

Javascript Code Colorizer

Recently, I came across Pygments based Javacript code colorizer called Pygments Code Colorizer here. Very easy to use and supports lots of languages.

Just add the

<script src="http://www.pygments.com/js/init.js"></script>

and a pre tag that contains the code to be highlighted …

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Day 1 of project

Mon 24 December 2007 by Thejaswi Puthraya

Day 1 of Project

Every final year student has to undertake a project and today was my first day. My project is to "Interface Flash ADCs and DACs with the ARM9 Processor". The project guide gave us the ARM9 target board user manual and asked us to read the instructions …

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Django Book Online Update

Mon 17 December 2007 by Thejaswi Puthraya

Django Book Online Released

A hearty congratulations to Adrian Holovaty, Jacob Kaplan-Moss and the and the Django Community for the release of the Django Book online.

The book is an excellent read but there a few missing pieces. The in-built (and least documented) comments framework is missing from the Django …

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Ramblings on Foss.in 2007

Sat 08 December 2007 by Thejaswi Puthraya

My ramblings on Foss.in 2007

I was quite excited to be attending my first free software conference. The excitement doubled when I heard a lot about Foss.in from previous attendees. Though the hype this time was low, I expected it to hold a lot for newbies like me …

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Newforms Custom Fields and Validation

Sun 18 November 2007 by Thejaswi Puthraya

Newforms Custom Fields and Validation

Very often on the Django Users list people ask queries on how to add custom validation to newform fields.

To answer this question in two lines:

  • Subclass the field to which you want to add custom validation.
  • Override the clean method to add your custom …
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Google Safe Browsing and Django Newforms

Mon 12 November 2007 by Thejaswi Puthraya

Google Safe Browsing and Django Newforms

What is Google Safe Browsing

It is an API that enables applications to check URLs against Google's constantly updated blacklists of suspected phishing and malware pages. For more check out http://code.google.com/apis/safebrowsing/

Why use Google Safe Browsing?

Nowadays everyone is …

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I blog in ReSt Part 3

Sun 11 November 2007 by Thejaswi Puthraya

I blog in ReSt Part 3

This is the final part in the "I blog in ReSt" series. This part discusses about how to get the templates going for the blog.

  • Create a folder called templates in the project directory and add the absolute path to the directory in the …
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