William Hyde Taught Me About Cheese and Passion in Life


Bill, the cheese guy. He was one of the nicest people I’ve ever met in my life, let alone on St. Thomas. His cool demeanor, his patience with everyone and his ability to bring a smile or introduce wonder into people’s lives was unrivaled around our little island. There are few people I’ve met who… Read more »

Getting Started with Satchmo for Django on Ubuntu 12.04


There are a few different options that are often mentioned regarding Django and eCommerce services. I could have rolled my own but I’m trying to get better about giving previously built and tested libraries more of a chance before doing so. After some research, I decided to give Satchmo a try for a shopping cart… Read more »

Deploying an Existing Django App to Heroku on Ubuntu 12.04


The documentation from Heroku on how to start and deploy a Django application is quite excellent. Unfortunately, there’s not a lot of information out there on how to deploy something you’ve already written. In addition, the guide assumes you already have a decent amount of knowledge surrounding things like virtualenv. Because of this, I thought… Read more »