Articles Tagged free

Free t-shirt from New Relic

Free shirt from New Relic

New Relic - service for site monitoring. It shows statistic of your application, where it spend most of time, how often it access the database and many other information. For description of this cool service i need to write a separate post. Here i want to tell about another thing - how i've got a free t-shirt from New Relic.

Actually, it is needed just to register and setup New Relic on a working web site ...

Posted on 2014-05-29

Send email in django project with mandrill service

Send email in django project with mandrill service

To send email messages from server we can just use SMTP protocol. But there is another way - special email services. I'll describe one of them here,


  • Detailed statistic of sent emails. How many were sent, to whom, when. How many were opened, what links were clicked.
  • Message templates. They can be modified through mandrill service, no need to create anything in django admin. It is possible to use variables in ...

Posted on 2014-03-18

Script for downloading music from vkontakte

Vkontakte audio download

A quick search of corresponding python script doesn't give results. In post on habra link is broken. So i decided to write my own bicycle, it is avaliable here.

Launch (needs installed python interpreter):


Tested on python 2.6 and 2.7. No external libraries required.


Script checks saved access_token. If it doesn't exists or expired, then page with authorisation is opened in browser. After confirmation you will ...

Posted on 2013-02-04

Cloud service Openshift

Openshift logo

I know a few hosting providers with free account and python availability. It is Google App Engine and Alwaysdata. But recently i found great project Openshift from RedHat and this blog site is working on it. Let me describe mentioned hostings first.

Google app engine

The main trouble of google app engine - limited amount of python libraries. Of course, you can use pure python libs, but you can't setup libs that requires C compilation ...

Posted on 2012-10-08