Mastering the TurboGears EasyCrudRestController

One of the key features of TurboGears2 is the great CRUD extension. Mastering the CRUD extension can really make the difference between spending hours or just a few minutes on writing a web app prototype or even a full application. The CRUD extension provides two main features, the CrudRestController which is meant to help creating totally custom CRUDs and the EasyCrudRestController which provides a quick and easy way to create CRUD interfaces. I’ll focus on the EasyCrudRestController as it is the easiest and more productive one, moving forward to the CrudRestController is quite straightforward after you feel confident with the Easy one. The target will be to create, in no more than 40 lines of controller code, a full featured […]

Our First Hackathon

We are coders, and we love to code. Our job is coding, and we have fun to. Hence we decided to have fun, just by having a 24h non-stop coding experiment in our preferred and beloved Italian restaurant (well actually a taverna)! We will have a mini-hackathon tomorrow at 3pm our time, to celebrate together the past 2011 working year, that was great! Free Food, free alcohol and a couple of cots is our necessaire for brainstorm and actuate our plan to take over the world! Actually this “coding marathon” it has a subject, all the projects and ideas that will be developed should be related to “Food / Dining”! The products result of the day, if useful, will be […]