Monthly Archives: July 2009

Accessing RESTful information efficiently

Alright, so I appreciate the idea of RESTful Web Services, but I’ve got a small dilemma I’d appreciate some opinions on. In the RESTful Web Services book, by Leonard Richardson and Sam Ruby, there’s emphasis on making the programmable web … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture | 28 Comments

Screwing up Python compatibility: unicode(), str(), and bytes()

Backwards and forwards compatibility is an art. In the very basic and generic form, it consists in organizing the introduction of new concepts while allowing people to maintain existing assets working. In some cases, the new concepts introduced are disruptive, … Continue reading

Posted in Python | 19 Comments