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more django

I've had some more time to continue working with Django and just updated my RSS feed using the new Syndication Framework (which is very clean, might I add).

I'm also working on a very simple gallery application to use for my portfolio. The current Gallery works, but it's gotten too cluttered with miscellaneous stuff. I wouldn't put a link to that site on my resume, for instance. Instead, I'll have a separate area to show my "best" photos, soon. I've made a lot of progress and really just have to rescan/re-edit my pictures and upload them. The site makes thumbnails automatically using PIL, which was a relatively easy feature to add. I have had some issues with mod_python reloading (or more often -- not reloading code), and debugging can be a pain. But I also know that my deployment strategy is very inefficient: since I don't have a matching django/apache/mod_python/mysql setup on my mac mini, I've been making small changes and

svn commit
ting them to the server to test each piece. It'd be better if I developed everything locally and committed when I'm done...