Calling Celery from Twisted

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Background

I use Twisted and Celery daily at work, both are useful frameworks, both have a lot of great information out there, but a particular use (that I haven’t seen discussed much online, hence this post) is calling Celery tasks from Twisted (and subsequently using the result).

The difference …

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RSS Feeds for Wikipedia Current Events and NHL News

Friday, May 26, 2017

I subscribe to a fair amount of feeds for news, blogs, articles, etc. I’m currently subscribed to 122 feeds, some of which have tens of articles a day (news sites), some of which are dead. [1] Unfortunately there’s still a few sites that I was visiting manually each …

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Google Summer of Code 2017: Matrix protocol for Instantbird and Thunderbird

Friday, May 5, 2017

I’ll be mentoring Pavan Karthik on his project for Google Summer of Code 2017 entitled “Matrix Protocol Support for Instantbird”. Matrix is a new(er) protocol that is an open, decentralized network with some unique features. Initial support for this landed in bug 1315926, but it is not feature …

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Adding Two-Factor Authentication to Django (with django-allauth)” Lightning Talk

Thursday, April 6, 2017

A bit late on this article, but better late than never! Back on October 27th, 2016 I gave a talk at Django Boston entitled “Adding Two-Factor Authentication to Django (with django-allauth)”. It was a ~20 minute talk on integrating the django-allauth-2fa package into a Django project. The package (which I …

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Windows Mobile (or Windows Phone) and FastMail

Sunday, July 24, 2016

I’ve been a big fan of Windows Phone (now Windows Mobile) for a while and have had a few phones across versions 7, 8, and now 10. A while ago I switched to FastMail as my e-mail provider [1], but had been stuck using Google as my calendar provider …

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