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Beardy Geek – Web Development Blog
Django Template Auto-completion in Eclipse

I’ve just recently started using Django and I wanted to set up an IDE for some coding niceties. I already use Eclipse for PHP development, so I installed the PyDev plugin for Eclipse. Now I get autocomplete in the py files, but when writing the Django html templates, there is no autocomplete for the various […]

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November 19, 2008, Django
Creating User Profiles with Image Thumbnails in Django

I am currently working on a django application that will include a profile page for each user. Like many web apps, it will have the ability to upload a profile picture, and have this picture shrunk to a suitable thumbnail size. To complicate matters, I want the photo uploaded to a directory which will be […]

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November 9, 2008, Django Featured
Web 3.0 – How to put Semantic Tags in your Blog

I read the other day how Yahoo was going to start supporting semantic web standards. The semantic web is something that is often associated with Web 3.0 (if that’s what you want to call it!), and will allow greater data exchange, better and more targeted search, and generally open things up for a super mash-up. […]

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March 15, 2008, Web 3