Archive for the ‘Coding’ Category

Django on Snow Leopard

Having just been given an new MacBook Pro as an early birthday present, it didn’t take me long to try and install Django on it. Rather than use the MacPorts solution I decided to use the native python 2.6 and build the rest, apart from MySQL (use the Mac OS X 10.5 (x86_64) package from […]

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Nginx & Django on Webfaction (Part 1b) – Configuring

In Part 1a of this series we compiled Nginx and Installed Django in this next part we are going to configure nginx and Django and get our welcome page displaying. First lets configure nginx, the default conf file looks like this:

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Nginx & Django on Webfaction (Part 1a) – Installing

This is aimed at Installing and configuring Django running as a FCGI Process behind Nginx on WebFaction shared hosting. Later on in this series I will be showing how to create fancy ajax upload progress indicators with most of the work done by Nginx, and also how to hand off the work of large downloads back to Nginx.

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