November 2013


Secret Santa Gift Exchanges

November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again that everybody loves! Everybody that is, except for Akshay “The Grinch” Shaw, who ostensibly didn’t like Christmas music [...]

Optimizing Django Querysets

November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

A common complaint I’ve heard on the streets with Django is that it’s slow, like a Greenland Shark, but a reasonably acceptable level of speed can be achieved [...]

4 Reasons Why Functions Should Be Short

November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

One part of coding style that I’ve become particularly opinionated about is that of making functions short. ¬†Rather than engage in tolerant and lax debates in person, [...]

Dynamically Generated Functions in Python

November 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

True Story Follows I was refactoring some code that was initially put in place as a prototype to build upon later, all of which was based on boolean logic.  Imagine, if you [...]