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Getting trending Github projects via YQL

By : Shabda Raaj

Github.com/explore allows you to see the trending Github topics. They use repopular.com for this, which use twitter retweets to find out the popular Github repos.

Since neither Repopular, nor Github have a RSS of these trending repos, I wanted to get a list of these. Here is how easy it is with YQL.

How we do it

  • Go to YQL console. Give the SQL query to get the data from the webpage.

  • where url="repopular.com" and css="div.pad a" is the magic which select the webpage, and also what DOM elemenst we are interested in ...

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Topics : django API
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Link Roundup for week ending 22/10/2010

By : Thejaswi Puthraya

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Topics : linkroundup
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Essential web-apps to run a software business.

By : Shabda Raaj

We work on a variety of products and with people. We work in a highly distributed environment, with all of our clients working remotely from us. And while we work out of the same office, we are frequently working from other places as well. Here are the tools which help us stay productive, sane and working. :)

For our open source projects we use Github.
For our client and non OS projects, we use Unfuddle.

For our client code we need both SVN and Git, and we need tickets which can be assigned to people. Both ...

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Topics : business
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Django is not flexible

By : Shabda Raaj

Django is not flexible at all because you can not do simple things like.

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Link Roundup for week ending 15/10/2010

By : Thejaswi Puthraya

This is the first in a series of posts where we share links aggregated from popular sources, tools we use, projects we work on, almost everything related to web development and more....

  • Django's got HMAC signing: These set of changes prevent timing-based attacks and are fully backwards compatible unless you've a short SECRET_KEY.
  • Django's got more committers and they are already hard at work!
  • The django tests have been upgraded to use the unittest2 module. Phew! Lots of work has gone in the past couple of weeks. It just means one thing, the 1.3 alpha window ...

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Topics : linkroundup
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