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Submission + - Cool (mostly Python) technologies nobody knows (

aclark4life writes: I updated my company's website after about 1 month of part, part, part time development (i.e. probably in about 24 hours of actual work). It's pretty fugly, but there are some cool technologies at play that the Slashdot community may enjoy. And I would enjoy (even potentially negative) feedback. The blog entry is tutorial-esque with a link to the "code" on GitHub.

Submission + - Use Python to build PHP apps (

Alex Clark writes: "I thought Slashdot readers might find this amusing/entertaining/informative (and possibly disturbing ;-). I recently used a Python-based build system called buildout to deploy a PHP application. I blogged about the process here and people can checkout the code to try it themselves here. Enjoy! Or cringe... or do both!"

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