Our credit card company called yesterday and said a 3rd party database was compromised. They canceled our cards and reissued. I forgot and swiped my card at the grocery store doh! Then couldn’t download something from the AppStore and couldn’t stream a movie from Amazon and now I’m awaiting a slew of bill pay failures.
Ah the conveniences of the modern world! It’ll be nice when this is over.
In my experiments with Google AppEngine I wanted to configure a virtualenv using python 2.5 for running Google’s samples. Using the existing python install for OSX I was running into a few errors such as:
ImportError: No module named django
ImportError: No module named cgi
A bit of Googling turned up this post which details all of the necessary steps. In step 2 the path I used for google_appengine was:
In the past I’ve built starter kits for Facebook development in ASP.NET and building CruiseControl plugins. My latest interest has been experimenting with Google AppEngine as my day job is all python appserver stuff so it’s a pretty logical fit. I’m slowly putting together all of the pieces I’d like to have in website starter kit including support for jQuery Mobile and Facebook Graph API.
I have a simple proof-of-concept app working here. Btw, as this is a work-in-progress it YMMV and the app may or may not be in a working state so apologies in advance.
Facebook Graph API
Scotts Valley is a small town located in Santa Cruz County in Northern California. SVUSD is the local school district which is under extreme financial pressure due to the lack of funding available from the State.
Continue reading City of Scotts Valley California FAQ
I’m beginning to wonder if my blog has become a casualty of a Google Panda update. Looking at Analytics my traffic is down 40% over the last month yet I’ve only posted a handful of times. That’s a pretty dramatic drop when nothing else on the site has materially changed. As I search on Google for post that I’ve written which have driven traffic to this blog they’re nowhere to be found.
Then again, perhaps I’m just getting punished for my Leaving Andriod post. (but seriously, that post was on Oct 20th)
Update Jan 16, 2012: Down traffic continues to the point where my traffic is 1/3 of what it was a year ago.