I’m just about ready for a new release of Granny Squares. I did all my tests and development, merged with the master branch, and ran my tests again.
And one failed.
A trivial case–ensure that there’s one instance of the form in the formset on the main page of the site.
It certainly works. But the response object’s context is None, even though the content, status code, etc., are on point.
I’m not releasing the damn thing until the tests pass, but it’s a pain the ass, because I wanted to already be full tilt on August’s project.
With my contract at Big Corp coming to a natural close (they’re shutting down the site completely), I hopped back into the job market back in mid-February and landed myself a sweet position at Mid-Corp.
I start on Monday!
There are a lot of things I’ll miss about working downtown: it’s a thriving area, full of people and energy. I also liked taking the bus, despite the occasional shenanigans. Needing a tank of gas once a month or so ain’t bad, either.
Continue reading New Gig: March 19th
Many moons ago, I debuted my Granny Squares Color Pattern Generator, a utility to help crocheters randomize their blankets, which can be a daunting task.
I recently got a request for a way to help visualize the blanket that’s generated. It’s hard to work from a list of “r/h/p”-type entries. Not very user-friendly.
So I added in a color picker today, and the generator now shows the colors of the squares. As a warning, if you have a lot of very similar colors, the generated image may be difficult to work from. Then again, if your blanket’s in 15 shades of purple (yes, please!), you may not need this utility.
Continue reading Granny Squares, Now in Color
About damn time, really.
The old site was brown and more brown, combined with a ginormous font file resulting in some terrible behavior.
I shall say no more. Those dark times are past.
I’ve been working on the redesign for a while, and I hate that it took so long, but I’m pretty happy with the results. Still kept the dark feel, but moved away from the monochrome look.
Continue reading The Charon Sheet: A Facelift