BerkshireAnime.com Site Is Up…

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berkshireanimeI finally released a big piece of software that I’ve been working on for a while. It’s an e-commerce application written in python that you can view here.

Although it doesn’t really look like there’s a lot going on with the app, it’s actually pretty complicated. The shop is combining affiliate links with in-stock physical and digitally downloadable files. The affiliate links are dynamically updated and the site also has a fully functional CMS.

This web application is a major piece of the infrastructure that MediaCrash was originally supposed to support, so it’s a major release for me and quite a weight off my shoulders. The same code will be used for a number of other sites that share the same configuration and structure.

Some of the problems I faced while putting it together were figuring out Mako’s encoding scheme and a number of gnarly SQL queries. In addition, I completely translated two separate CMS examples that I found in PHP into python. There were a number of security and encryption related issues that I had to solve too.

I’m looking forward to seeing how the code holds up in the wild!

 

Posted by Jon   @   21 February 2013 3 comments
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Mar 20, 2013
11:37 am
#1 Anime :

All I can say is, excellent blog! Nice layout too 😀

I’ve got my own blog about Anime I started a few months back.
I hope I can make it as intresting as yours, If you want to and have the time to please check it out animemage.com

Any feedback and suggestions will be greatly recieved 😀
Thanks for reading,
Mouse

Mar 21, 2013
11:08 pm
#2 Jon :

Thanks for the kind words! I don’t really think we’re at the level of Anime Mage yet but we’re trying.

Your blog is awesome! I subscribed.

Mar 21, 2013
11:51 pm
#3 Mouse :

Thanks 🙂

Your getting there, the sites got a nice layout and its easy to read that’s the main point 🙂

Keep it up,
L8erz Mouse

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