Combining Twisted and Django

Source article: Combining Twisted and Django Franco Nero as the twisted gunslinger Django Newcomers to Evennia sometimes misunderstand it as being a “Django mud codebase somehow using Twisted”. The correct description is rather that Evennia is a “Twisted-based mud server using Django”. Allow me to elaborate. A mud/mux/moo/mu* is per definition a multi-user online game […]

Taking command

Source article: Taking command Commands are the bread and butter of any game. Commands are the instructions coming in from the player telling the game (or their avatar in the game) to do stuff. This post will outline the reasoning leading up to Evennia’s somewhat (I think) non-standard way of handling commands. In the case […]

My requirements for replacing Celery

Source article: My requirements for replacing Celery I’m ready to start looking at candidates to replace Celery in my company’s product. (The reasons are elucidated here, here, and here.) Our SaaS product provides data mining and visualization for intellectual property. A 10-second elevator pitch is, it’s as though we attached Microsoft Excel’s chart wizard to […]

My requirements for replacing Celery

Source article: My requirements for replacing Celery I’m ready to start looking at candidates to replace Celery in my company’s product. (The reasons are elucidated here, here, and here.) Our SaaS product provides data mining and visualization for intellectual property. A 10-second elevator pitch is, it’s as though we attached Microsoft Excel’s chart wizard to […]

Testing Django applications with Selenium

Source article: Testing Django applications with Selenium Selenium is a popular tool for browser automation. Main usage for Selenium are browser based tests of web applications. With a real browser and handy API you can test frontend behavior of an application (like JavaScript code). In Django 1.4 we got LiveServerTestCase – a TestCase that spawns […]

Curiosity has landed!

Source article: Curiosity has landed! I’m terribly proud of what was accomplished last night: A car-sized robot weighing a whopping 8,580 pounds (3,893 kg) was landed on Mars. It is packed with scientific packages that will expand our knowledge of Mars, and has the power to use them for at least 14 years. Simply put, […]

Curiosity has landed!

Source article: Curiosity has landed! I’m terribly proud of what was accomplished last night: A car-sized robot weighing a whopping 8,580 pounds (3,893 kg) was landed on Mars. It is packed with scientific packages that will expand our knowledge of Mars, and has the power to use them for at least 14 years. Simply put, […]