Monthly Archives: August 2008

Storm 0.13

Yesterday, Thomas rolled the 0.13 release of Storm, which can be downloaded from Launchpad.  Storm is the object relational mapper for Python used by Launchpad and Landscape, so it is capable of supporting quite large scale applications.  It is seven months since the last release, so there is a lot of improvements.  Here are a […]

Double the Fist

For anyone that cares, the new series of Double the Fist is starting tonight at 9:30pm on ABC2 (and repeated tomorrow on ABC1 for those who don’t get ABC2).  It has been a long time coming (4 years since the previous series), so will hopefully be worth it.  I guess it will be available on […]

In Orlando

I’ve just finished the first day of the Ubuntu online services sprint in Orlando, Florida.  I didn’t repeat last year’s trick of falling asleep at the airport, so the trip was only about 29 hours all up. We’ve got a great team that I am looking forward to working with, so it’ll be interesting to […]

Using Storm with Django

I’ve been playing around with Django a bit for work recently, which has been interesting to see what choices they’ve made differently to Zope 3.  There were a few things that surprised me: The ORM and database layer defaults to autocommit mode rather than using transactions.  This seems like an odd choice given that all […]