“Google Reader Unread Count in Gmail” Script Again

After Google unveiled its “plus” social network to combat Facebook, its whole product line got an interface update and my “Google Reader Unread Count in Gmail” Greasemonkey script no longer worked. So it’s time to update it again. Install latest version. Now it seems Google hides Reader link in the “more” drop down. Or at… Continue reading “Google Reader Unread Count in Gmail” Script Again

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Using ImageMagick for WordPress Thumbnail Generation

When you upload an image in WordPress, the blogging software tries to generate several scaled versions of the images uploaded. So after it’s done, WordPress provides 4 different sizes of the image for you to insert into the post – thumbnail, small, large, original. I noticed that for my WordPress install, only the original image… Continue reading Using ImageMagick for WordPress Thumbnail Generation

Python Logging from Multiple Processes

We have a server running a Python application in Apache with mod_wsgi. In httpd.conf we configured 4 processes to run this application, each with multiple threads. This configuration caused us some troubles. We extensively used memory to cache some results from very complicated and time-consuming computation and also some key-value pairs for efficient reading, and… Continue reading Python Logging from Multiple Processes