Author Archives: Richard
Check out this guide on HTML5 drag and drop and the File API which is the first of a series of tutorials on HTML5 features we will be doing. The next one will be on HTML5 Canvas.
This post, 11 Things I Wish I Knew About Django Development Before I Started My Company, has a nice set of things to know if you are new to development with Django or looking for some suggestions about best practices.
These are the newest addition to the Swift Bend team. So far they are not very good at web development, but they do keep down the brush in Richard’s back yard pretty well.
Today I am going to walk you through using virtualenv and virtualenvwrapper for deploying Django projects. The advantage of virtualenv is that it sets up your Python package dependencies separately for each virtualenv so that if you have multiple projects … Continue reading
Keeping your servers backed up is an important task, and my philosophy is the only kind of acceptable backup is an automated backup. Otherwise it’s just too easy to let other work get in the way of running that regular … Continue reading
CSS Media Queries are an important tool for responsive web design. Learn more about them.
I just finished writing a howto for automating MySQL backups to S3 using Boto and mysqldump.