Virtual Appliance for Django Developers

Mar 18, 2010

Developer Og Maciel is working on a virtual appliance for Django developers. It should include everything you need to work with the Python framework for the Web.

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Button Moving Script for Ubuntu 10.04

Mar 11, 2010

The new Ubuntu theme got a lot of community acclaim. However, a few commentators complained about a particular feature: the position of the buttons in the taskbar.

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NagAconda: Python Instead of Perl for Nagios Plugins

Feb 18, 2010

The NagAconda Python tool helps when writing plugins for the Nagios monitoring tool and is available in its first open release.

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BPython 0.9.6: Python Command Line at Ease

Dec 31, 2009

BPython is an interactive Python command line interface with its own comfort functions. The program is now available in version 0.9.6.

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Unswindle: Israeli Hacker Breaks Kindle's DRM Format

Dec 23, 2009

Amazon's Kindle is well and good. But what if you want to read a DRM-protected ebook on other devices? Simple: set up a hacking contest.

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Security Lessons Overflows, underflows, and other security flaws

Dec 21, 2009

Our security guy looks at software tools that you can use to audit and secure your software.

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A Breather for Python?

Oct 22, 2009

Python paterfamilias Guido van Rossum has proposed a multi-year moratorium on the scripting language: no more grammar or semantic changes.

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(Update) Belier: SSH with Points Along the Way

Oct 12, 2009

An SSH connection to a not directly linked system frequently makes at least one hop through the DMZ. The Belier tool simplifies this process. The program is now available in Debian's sid repository.

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