Musings and stories from a startup

Deploy your Python app in 5 min with a PaaS

Posted by: Nate Aune in Events PaaS 2 years, 2 months ago

UPDATE: Here is the video recording from PyCon 2013 in Santa Clara, CA.

Tags: platform-as-a-servicepaasopenshiftherokucloudfoundryamazon elastic beanstalkpyconpythonredhatstackatodotcloudappfogactivestate
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10 Things Every Open Source Project Should Have

Posted by: Nate Aune in Open Source 2 years, 2 months ago

On the second day of the WebFwd accelerator, Ash and Rastin, the dynamic duo from Anahita, cornered Tantek Celik, one of the WebFwd mentors, to grill him with questions about the business model for their open source social networking software Anahita.

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Interview with Daniel Lindsley, creator of Haystack and Tastypie

Posted by: Nate Aune in Interviews 2 years, 5 months ago

Sometimes you create the best software when you are frustrated with the status quo and have an itch to scratch. Daniel Lindsley's  Haystack and Tastypie are classic examples of scratching your own itch. He had a problem to solve and none of the existing solutions were good enough, so he built his own, and in doing so, came up with a solution that solves other people's problems too.

Tags: haystacktastypiedjangodjangoconnasaapiinterview
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10 tips for hackathon success

Posted by: Nate Aune in Events 2 years, 6 months ago

The month of November was a busy month for hackathons in Boston with the Startup Weekend, Music Hack Day and AngelHack. This past weekend I participated in the Boston Angelhack, and wanted to share a few thoughts about the experience.

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PaaS bakeoff: Comparing Stackato, OpenShift, Dotcloud and Heroku for Django hosting and deployment

Posted by: Nate Aune in PaaS 2 years, 6 months ago

If you've been following this blog, you'll know that I'm a big fan of PaaS providers - heck, I even built one which gave me even greater respect for all the work that goes into making a platform that is flexible, scalable, reliable and easy to use.

Tags: djangopaasherokuopenshiftdotcloudredhatstackatoactivestatedeployhostingmezzanineplatform-as-a-service
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