Author Archives: thesamet

Prepare for Attack!—Making Your Web Applications More Secure

Arm yourself and prepare for battle! This post is intended as a reminder about the possible security attacks your Web application may be vulnerable to. While it is not meant as a comprehensive guide to Web-application security, it can give … Continue reading

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How to Stop Spam On phpBB Forums

February 2009 Update: it seems that this page got very popular, and it’s not surprising: the method described here is simple and really works. Unfortunately due to the large number of help requests I am getting, I can’t provide you … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Recreation & Quality of Life

A combination of social, mental, and physical stimulation can be the best medicine for a healthy life. Even a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease should not end pleasurable activities, modified as needed. Regular exercise and a nutritious diet are also important … Continue reading

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Efficient Editing In The Command Line: Part 1

If you are like me, spending a lot of time in the command line, you might be looking for ways to edit the command lines more efficiently. Many interactive UNIX programs implement line editing by using GNU’s readline library. This … Continue reading

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Filters 0.1 Released

Tips for a Healthy Diet After Age 50 Turning 50 is a milestone for many people. The half-century mark comes with new rules for medical tests and often brings a couple of health-related signals indicating that it’s time for some … Continue reading

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Django-like filters for Kid (and Genshi)

This post is deprecated and superseded by this post. I’ve had a look recently at Django’s templates. I know most of my readers are fans of TurboGears, so if you are one of them, hold yourself from throwing tomatoes at … Continue reading

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Tutorial: How To Implement Tagging With TurboGears and SQLAlchemy

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a simple, yet powerful, tagging system using SQLAlchemy with TurboGears. As the concept of tags, and social tagging in particular, have become very popular, clients now demand “tagging-enabled” applications. So, here’s … Continue reading

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Webilder 0.5 Released

Webilder is a great way to have beautiful wallpapers on your GNOME or KDE desktop. You tell Webilder what flickr tags to follow and relevant photos are downloaded to your computer. Very simple. So how Webilder is related to TurboGears? … Continue reading

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Local SEO

  Local SEO aims at optimizing your digital properties for a specific vicinity in order to help it take off among the local markets in which it competes. It aims at helping you gain a better position with local business … Continue reading

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Feeding & Nutrition Tips: Your 1-Year-Old ??After your child’s first birthday, you’ll probably notice a sharp drop in his or her appetite. Maybe your child is suddenly turning his or her head away after just a few bites and/or is … Continue reading

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