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Install Python 2.7.2 from source on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

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Linux / Python

The first thing I did was to create a wwwuser that I plan to run pyramid under. As a result, I am intentionally installing Python 2.7.2 under only 1 user account, and am leaving the system wide python installation unchanged. useradd wwwuser passwd wwwuser cd /home mkdir wwwuser chown wwwuser:wwwuser wwwuser Copy all of the hidden files into the /home/wwwuser folder. I did this from my desktop files. vi /etc/passwd Update the shell to be: […]

Install Tornado on Windows 7

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Python / Tornado

Please see my prior post on how to Setup virtualenv on Windows. Open PowerShell, then enter the following commands: cd C:\Python27 .\env_tornado\Scripts\activate.bat .\Scripts\easy_install.exe pip pip.exe install tornado -E .\env_tornado   If you want to install in the global site packages, then skip pip above and use: .\Scripts\easy_install.exe tornado That’s it. Time to start writing code.

Setup virtualenv on Windows

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Python / Tornado

I’m going to assume you have Python 2.7 correctly installed on Windows at C:\Python27. These instructions are applicable to Windows XP and Windows 7.   Open Windows PowerShell, then enter: cd C:\Python27 .\Scripts\virtualenv.exe –no-site-packages env_tornado And now to activate the new environment: .\env_tornado\Scripts\activate.bat The new virtual environment is now setup and ready for use

Output XML using Pyramid and Mako

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I recently had to connect a .NET desktop application to a web service that was built using Pyramid. My first thought was to use JSONP. However, JSONP is only useful for small amounts of data‚Ķand I had a lot of data to send/receive. Obviously, communication via an XmlHttpRequest with JSON was not an option due to limitations imposed by the Same Origin Policy (ref: In the end, we chose to use our existing Mako […]