Tag Archives: Python

Grey box testing web applications deployed to Google App Engine

Last post I stated: Due GAE’s limitations on CPU time/cycles and an overall maximum limit of 10 seconds to fulfill a request a non-trivial set of unit tests will exceed the quotas if they are all run at the same … Continue reading

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Unit testing web applications deployed to Google AppEngine

While the GAE SDK does provide the ability to run your web application locally, I’ve found that that the SDK’s local datastore doesn’t work precisely the same as the real one. Specially I’ve found that the local one is more … Continue reading

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Waiting to see if App Engine or an alternative gets there first

After tracking down numerous alternatives to Google App Engine after hitting a wall on Project Fangorn, I looked at the most promising alternatives in more depth. Here is what I found. GigaSpaces Using GigaSpaces XAP would mean–at a minimum–creating Python … Continue reading

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Google App Engine scalability that doesn’t just work

Now that I’ve got enough of Project Fangorn’s features implemented for it to be playable, I spent some time reflecting on the experience of utilizing Google App Engine’s datastore and it strikes me that there are things about it that … Continue reading

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Debugging – Komodo IDE vs WingIDE vs PyScripter

I just added the following update to the section titled “Komodo vs PyScripter vs WingIDE – Running and Debugging” of my recent post titled “Komodo Edit vs Komodo IDE vs WingIDE vs PyScripter”: While debugging Komodo IDE does not show … Continue reading

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Komodo Edit vs Komodo IDE vs WingIDE vs PyScripter

Komodo Edit vs Komodo IDE Komodo Edit is an free dynamic language editor put out by Active State, while Komodo IDE is Active State’s commercial dynamic language IDE. The two share a common project system, so although I had installed … Continue reading

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PyScripter annoyances and general find & replace gripes

PyScripter I had used PyScripter last year in the development of a Pylons web app and generally seemed to be up to the task; however, for my current work I’m running into to some issues I had not noticed previously: … Continue reading

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