Debian based server using Saltstack

Fri, 03 Jan 2014 by Bolshevik in General | Comments

Saltstack is a great automation software written in Python and promoting state-based configuration of the system. It is an alternative to Chef and Puppet. Saltstack requires a person to write YAML configuration files that describe some state of the system, for example a file, a package installed or a service ...

Tagged as: python puppet chef provision

Compiling Python extensions on Windows

Sat, 05 Jan 2013 by Bolshevik in python | Comments

Some python extensions e.g. pycrypto are distributed as a source code and require compilation. It is a big problem to build them on Windows. There are two options to do this. It is better to use MinGW to build extensions which are very UNIX-tight. But to build 64-bit code ...

Tagged as: python windows extensions pycrypto

Pelican static blog generator and deployment via git

Fri, 23 Nov 2012 by Bolshevik in python | Comments Translations: ru

This is the first article written usign Pelican website generator and Markdown markup language.

Pelican is a python application that generates a static website using a specified templates. The main usage is blog generation using a content written in reStructuredText or Markdown markup format.

Main advantage of static website is ...

Tagged as: markdown static website python


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