Category Archives: Django

Simple Django install on Amazon EC2

I set up an amazon ec2 instance this weekend and as I knew I’d bedoing it again I noted the steps performed. Hopefully they’ll be of use to someone. Firstly you need to set up an EC2 account. I’d also recommend downloading ElasticFox(XPIinstaller) which makes it easier to manages instances, volumes andelastic IPs. Also install […]

Django project dependency management and deployment

I’m not our server admin here at Ticket-Text but the whole issue of project dependency management and deployment does interest me. As such I’ve been looking at ways to help and have compiled the following list of what I have found most useful. I admit I have not read all of these yet but Fabric […]

Encoding all files in a directory using ffmpeg

The wonderful folks in the Django community have uploaded all the videos from Djangocon 2009. I’ve downloaded them but needed to convert them to mp3 so I could listen to them on my commute. I used the ever awesome ffmpeg for f in *.ogv; do ffmpeg -i “$f” -acodec libmp3lame -ab 256k “${f%.ogv}.mp3″; done [ […]