You are nobody without an API Key generator

API KEYs are sexy: if you have a web based business (like Google, Twitter, Facebook or WordPress’Automattic) you should have a way to generate an API Key for web service integration. Like Session keys, API keys should be sufficiently unpredictable to be psuedo-random. To be unpredictable, no user variables (or timestamps) are encoded into the key. …

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Proxy NTLM

Spesso capita di dover scaricare file al di fuori del browser: per esempio per installare software o per consentire ai propri programmi python/java/curl di effettuare delle azioni programmatiche Se avete problemi con i proxy Microsoft (cosa abbastanza comune, vista la diffusione), su Internet trovate una soluzione: Cntlm Authentication Proxy vi consente di avere un proxy integrato …

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Python SOAP Client

Suds is a lightweight SOAP python client for consuming Web Services. It is very nice to use, because of the debugging feature inside. Give it a try: And for testing and playing with it, try out also DreamPie, a nice Python shell

Web2Py Absolute trouble Shooter

Do you want develop web applications in a fast, prototype based way using Python? Follow us and learn how to use web2py…. Step 1: Python 2.6 proper setup On Linux be sure to install sqlite development library; the following command will help on RedHat:

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Python functional programming

This article is a work in progress: it will be expanded by your comments… Python is a very curios programming languages: it give you classes but also a strong function-oriented environment to play with. So, if you like functional programming (read: you like  Lisp and/or Erlang)  you should give python a closer look.

Django is going 1.2

Django Project, a powerful and clean Python Web Framework, is going to relase 1.2 as  the next milestone at the beginning of March. For the meanwhile, you can grab the Beta2: As part of the Django 1.2 release process, tonight we’ve released Django 1.2 beta 1, a preview/testing package that gives a little taste of …

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