Full-stack web applications developer

Welcome to my blog

As I discover new things in my field and solve troublesome problems, I will attempt to document my finds here.

Google Apps DNS Entries

June 10, 2015, Arthur Pemberton0 Comments

Every now and again I find myself having to rebuild DNS entries for a client who has Google Apps hosted email. Googling for the appropriate queries gets me there, but in a round about fashion, so I’ve decided to collect the relevant pages here.

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Loading posted JSON

April 24, 2014, Arthur Pemberton0 Comments

If you’re using jQuery, and have an entire JSON document document that you would like to post to Django, the correct way to do it is not through a separate variable, but by posting the actual JSON.
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Problems seeking in Chrome’s HTML5 media player

April 2, 2014, Arthur Pemberton0 Comments

If you are serving dynamic binary content via your web application with rudimentary code (eg. simple HttpContext.BinaryWrite) you may find that when utilizing audio or video Chrome does not allow fast forwarding/seeking ahead. This is because Chrome relies strictly on the ability to request byte ranges to supply this functionality. This is done with the Accept-Range HTTP response header.
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Varying Django Settings By Environment

October 21, 2013, Arthur Pemberton0 Comments

If you’ve progressed beyond the exploration phase in your Django journey, you’ve probably come to the point where, at the least, you would like to use one database during your development, and another, once published to your production system. You may even want to

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