Breckenridge

This weekend we spent a few days visiting the lovely mountain town of Breckenridge CO and other towns in Summit County. We first headed out to »

Django MPTT Custom Managers

The latest version of django-mptt automatically sets your default model manager objects to the built in TreeManager() model manager in django-mptt. But what if you already »

California

This fall we took a family trip to Northern Calfornia, hitting up a few different cities and spending 2 weeks both working and relaxing. I decided »

A New Start

I've noticed a lot lately that I've been spending a lot of time building managing my various websites. Originally, I built derek.stegelman.com in Django »

Taking a Break

Over the last few months I've taken on several speaking and workshop engagements, and they've started to take their toll on me. Coming up with a »

Salt State Talk

Join me for a talk tomorrow at the Fort Collins Digital workshop for a short talk on Salt with demos! http://www.meetup.com/Python-Web-Development/events »

A Day in My Life

Inspired by this lovely blog post by Colin Ross of Buffer app, I thought I'd document my day as a remote developer. Wake Up (5:50 »

Async Processing with Django and Celery

Come join in my discussion on Async processing with Django and Celery this Monday August 11 in Fort Collins CO. I'll be going over the basics »

Everyone Writes Shitty Code

In any team environment, a developer may have to adapt another's code. When they fail to understand it, they condemn it. This attitude isn't helpful, in »

2013 In Review

This past year was full of ups and downs. It was also one of the busiest years I've ever had, which makes complete sense given that »