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Entries tagged "Software"

Balsamiq have donated their software to us

Balsamiq is a great tool for making mockups. I have been using it for a couple of years and find it great for quickly getting rough ideas down and communicating layouts with the rest of the team and with clients.

By Elly Boulboul on 11 February 2014

Unit Testing Django with Haystack and Solr

Django together with Haystack adds a powerful free-text search capability to your applications, and is widely used. This article explains how to write safe, reliable, repeatable tests for the search features, and avoid a common gotcha with indexing objects that shouldn't be indexed.

By Chris Wilson on 14 August 2013

Antivirus software recommendations

Antivirus software is always a contentious question. It seems that there are no right answers: nothing detects all viruses, and everything has an impact on the speed of the computers where it's installed. And there's a tradeoff between these two. My own subjective, biased choices are F-Secure, AVG at a push, and definitely not Kaspersky. Here's why, and some data to help you choose one for yourself.

By Chris Wilson on 11 March 2013