Armin Ronacher's Thoughts and Writings
Feb 16, 2014

A Case for Upserts

Some thoughts on why upserts are necessary to write reliable web applications.

Feb 13, 2014

On Programming Communities

Some personal thoughts on the Python community and programming communities in general.

Jan 27, 2014

Python on Wheels

A quick overview into wheel based Python deployments.

Jan 9, 2014

UCS vs UTF-8 as Internal String Encoding

Some comparisons about different ways to deal with Unicode in programming languages, especially about how UCS encodings work in comparison to UTF-8.

Jan 5, 2014

More About Unicode in Python 2 and 3

Some thoughts about bytes and Unicode in Python 2 and Python 3.

Dec 9, 2013

Stop Being Cute and Clever

An experience report of using JavaScript with angular for a few days and my thoughts on what's wrong with JavaScript libraries.

Nov 28, 2013

Emotional Programming in Open Source

Some reflections on emotional state and (especially my) software quality.

Nov 17, 2013

My Favorite Database is the Network

A reinforcement about how signed data is useful to create distributed systems.

Aug 18, 2013

Beautiful Native Libraries

A guide on writing beautiful native libraries in C or C++ that compile to native code.

Jul 23, 2013

Licensing in a Post Copyright World

Some thoughts about the absolute madness that is currently going on with licensing in the Open Source community and how github's license chooser is making it worse.