Posts by Erik Rose

A Humane Python Test Runner

Erik Rose

I have a bit of a dot dependency. As someone who spends a lot of time running tests on his Python code, my mind now self-administers a minute dopamine hit with every dot emitted by my test runner. But nose’s standard test runner has some shortcomings. I’ve written a plugin called nose-progressive that addresses them to make debugging speedier. Continue reading

from zope import django: persistence

Erik Rose

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Having recently come from the Plone world to join Mozilla, I am in the delicious but fleeting position to compare two major Python web frameworks with some pretension of familiarity. Through a series of articles focusing on specific features, I will compare the Zope family of frameworks (as they are used in Plone) with the Django framework, which is gaining popularity at Mozilla and currently runs support.mozilla.com and addons.mozilla.com. Continue reading