Ryan Blunden

Code, Music and Motorcycles.

Monday

17

August 2015

DjangoCon Europe 2015 videos online

by Ryan Blunden, on python, django, testing

The videos from DjangoCon Europe 2015 have finally made it to Vimeo. My favourite talk so far was on py.test from Mathieu Agopian, titled, Switching from nose to py.test. I decided to give py.test a go for the latest client Django project I'm working on and it's been a very enjoyable experience so far. Easy learning curve, ability run tests in parallel and really good integration with…

Monday

10

August 2015

How out of date are your Python pip requirements.txt entries?

by Ryan Blunden, on python, pip

Wouldn't you like to know this information for every single dependency with one command? Well wonder no more, thanks to piprot by Brenton Cleeland. How it works Quite simply, it will take the path to a requirements file as an argument (even following links inside requirements files) and will report whether each requirement is up-to-date, or how rotten (how out of date) the requirement is. I only wish I'd known…

Monday

10

August 2015

PyCon Australia 2015 videos released

by Ryan Blunden,

All talks from PyCon Australia 2015 are now on their YouTube channel as a Playlist. I wasn't able to attend in person so having these videos go up so soon after the conference was fantastic. Thanks organisers! My favourite talks so far are Python's New Type Hints in Action… In JavaScript by Christopher Neugebauer and Ansible, Simplicity, and the Zen of Python by Todd Owen.…

Sunday

09

August 2015

How to show hidden files in OSX Finder

by Ryan Blunden,

If you came here only to do this, he command you're looking for is defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES. NOTE: To see this change reflected in any previously open window, you'll need to close, change location, or, in the case of the desktop, kill the Finder entirely (killall Finder). This is something I toggle on and off quite frequently though as the additional hidden files definitely add unwanted…

Thursday

06

August 2015

How to remove a Git submodule

by Ryan Blunden,

I put this in the category of things are a lot harder than they should be. To remove a git submodule once and for all, follow the steps at https://gist.github.com/kyleturner/1563153…