Tag: python

More FlaskBB development

The train keeps rolling. I've been busying myself with more FlaskBB development lately. I took the Docker image and expanded it into a docker-compose example. I've also built a plugin for managing email and RSS notifications and another for adding a dice-rolling macro to the forum. The dicebot plugin is …

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FlaskBB development

Lately, I've been getting involved with some Python-based forum software, FlaskBB. I had been running phpBB for one of my web games' forums, and it became overrun with bots. Given my attraction to Python over the last few years, I began searching for a new solution written in Python. FlaskBB …

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Jumping on the static site generator bandwagon with Pelican

I've decided to abandon WordPress for my blog and switch to a static site generator. Given my recent interest in Python, I decided to look for a Python-based solution. I've settled on Pelican. I'm already resting easier knowing that my blog isn't a potential attack vector, and I'm experimenting with …

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Twitter 'Acro' bot

It's been a while since I actually wrote it, but I realized this evening that I never posted about it on my blog. What I'm referring to is the 'Acro' bot for Twitter I wrote in Python. An acronym is chosen at random by the bot, and then participants have …

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Disable SSLv3 to avoid POODLE attack in web.py

An open source application that I contribute to uses web.py to provide a web server platform for its services alongside the other platforms available. I recently updated it to use a sane set of default ciphers and to disable the SSLv3 protocol in order to avoid the POODLE attack …

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