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From WordPress to Django – Part 1

Now don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with WordPress. It’s just that I like to play with stuff, so I thought it would be fun to create a blog in Django, copy all my WordPress posts across, and add at least some of the functionality that WordPress has built in. Open Source Throughout this […]

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January 14, 2009, Django
How to Call a .Net Webservice using Python

My day job involves working with software that automatically creates webservices on the .Net platform. Up until now I have used C# to create web applications to use these webservices. But it would be nice to have the flexibility to use another programming language to create a solutions, and consume the webservices from there. So, […]

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January 1, 2009, Featured Python
From WordPress to Django – Part 2

View Part 1 Beardy Geek Git Hub Repository Welcome back. In part 2 I’ll be getting to the meat of the issue, which is retrieving the data from an existing WordPress blog, and feeding the data into my own models. Models I’ve decided to start the models from scratch, rather than trying to copy the […]

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January 1, 2009, Django