Recent Satchmo Blog Entries

Satchmo 0.9.2 Released

Posted on March 31, 2012 by chris

Satchmo 0.9.2 is released. This release of satchmo includes many updates and improvements. Read More

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Forking and merging on bitbucket

Posted on November 28, 2011 by chris

For some recent work I was doing with Satchmo's Fedex module, I decided to go through the process of forking on bitbucket with the eventual goal of merging this back into Satchmo tip. Over time, I've had many folks try to fork Satchmo and issue pull request back to bitbucket but some people end up with a bit of a tangled mess. This article covers a basic process for maintaing your fork. Read More

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Award Winning Satchmo Sites

Posted on June 29, 2011 by chris

The team at Pemaquid Communications have been successfully using Satchmo and Django to create innovative sites for their clients. Recently they won several Best of the Web awards at the TechMaine Gala. Read More

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Satchmo Status Update

Posted on March 29, 2011 by chris

Despite the lack of activity on the satchmo site, there is still plenty of work going on to make Satchmo more stable, feature rich and generally all around better. Read More

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Satchmo development with virtualenv

Posted on August 1, 2010 by chris

By now, most people doing Django development should be familiar with pip, virtualenv and virtualenvwrapper. This post shows how I use these tools to maintain my local development environment for Satchmo. Read More

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Satchmo 0.9.1 Released

Posted on May 24, 2010 by chris

After almost 7 months of development work, Satchmo 0.9.1 is released. This version of Satchmo has many improvements and updates over the old version. This is a summary. The rest of the article is posted on the blog. Read More

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Development workflow with mercurial, bitbucket and fabric

Posted on February 27, 2010 by chris

Now that I've been using mercurial and bitbucket for a while, I thought it might be useful to describe the development workflow I follow for using mercurial for branching, merging and local development. I'll also talk a bit about using fabric for deployment. Read More

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Heading to Pycon 2010

Posted on February 17, 2010 by chris

I will be heading out to Pycon tomorrow. If you're going to be there, stop by and say hi. I will even be presenting on Friday afternoon so I look forward to meeting more folks in the community. Read More

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First Satchmo Sprint

Posted on December 19, 2009 by chris

We are going to have the first official Satchmo sprint on January 2nd, 2010. Unless we have critical mass in one location, this will be a virtual sprint in the hopes of getting maximum participation from the community. Read More

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Satchmo 0.9 Released

Posted on October 25, 2009 by chris

I am happy to report that Satchmo 0.9 is now released to the public. This release is a major milestone in our path towards 1.0. This release has been in active development for over a year and includes many enhancements, new features and bug fixes. Please view the full post for more details. Read More

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