Hi, I'm Daniel Roy Greenfeld, and welcome to my blog. I write about Python, Django, and much more.

Markup Language Faceoff: Lists

Thursday, May 14, 2015 (permalink)

Today I want to talk about lists. Not for shopping, not the programming data type, but the display of items in both unordered and ordered fashion.

Bullets faceoff

Specifically this:

  • Item A
  • Item B
    1. First Numbered Inner Item
    2. Second Numbered Inner Item
  • Item C

In other words, lists of bullets and numbers ...

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Setting up LaTeX on Mac OS X

Sunday, February 22, 2015 (permalink)

These are my notes for getting LaTeX running on Mac OS X with the components and fonts I want. Which is handy when you want to generate PDFs from Sphinx. At some point I want to replace this with a Docker container similar https://github.com/blang/latex-docker, albeit with ...

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Tools we used to write Two Scoops of Django

Friday, May 03, 2013 (permalink)

Because of the ubiquitousness of reStructuredText in the lives of Python developers and the advocacy of it, it's not uncommon for people to assume we used it to write our book. However, that's not really the case.

The short answer is we used:

  • reStructuredText (RST)
  • Google Documents
  • Apple ...
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