Ross Patterson

by Ross Patterson last modified 2017-09-22T20:06:31+02:00
A Python full-stack developer
False Emerald Sprint Report Out by Ross Patterson — last modified Feb 13, 2013 05:38 AM
Merging versioning and and constrained types into Dexterity near Beautiful Seattle.
False prgmr.com VPS: "We don't assume you are stupid" by Ross Patterson — last modified Feb 04, 2013 07:37 PM
Excellent, affordable VPS service done in a way that feels very much like participating in an open-source community.
False POSKeyError During Commit by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 21, 2012 07:08 PM
A terrifying tale of ZODB errors that only showed during the hardest time to debug.
False WSGI apps on IIS by Ross Patterson — last modified Oct 30, 2012 07:27 PM
iiswsgi provides a WSGI server providing a FCGI gateway to IIS and setup.py commands for distributing apps as WebPI packages
False Looking for Projects and/or a Team by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 09, 2012 10:16 PM
I'm available for work and am interested in contract/consultant projects or a position with a team.
False Plone lands on IIS! by Ross Patterson — last modified Oct 30, 2012 07:08 PM
Help me test a new GUI Plone install on Windows and IIS.
False Sea Sprint 2012 Report-Out by Ross Patterson — last modified Sep 26, 2012 09:00 PM
A Python snob's adventures in JS testing land.
False Python Web Apps on IIS by Ross Patterson — last modified Mar 11, 2016 11:03 PM
Can Plone work better on Windows? I have a working proof-of-concept with Web Platform Installer, Web Matrix and IIS Express that may improve Plone's installation story. Help me get it out the door.
False Cioppino Sprint 2012 by Ross Patterson — last modified Mar 16, 2012 11:52 PM
I'm so glad this Bodega Bay, CA sprint is becoming a tradition
False Plone Sprints East by Ross Patterson — last modified Mar 17, 2012 12:00 AM
I'm going to Plone Sprints East, a sprints event with a symposium thrown in for flavoring.
False PyCon 2012 Sprints by Ross Patterson — last modified Mar 16, 2012 11:27 PM
Sprinting after PyCon and my first time working with and contributing to Pyramid.
False PyCon 2012 Talks by Ross Patterson — last modified Aug 12, 2016 07:33 PM
A bit about my experience at my first PyCon and the talks.
False Building Python with Subversion 1.7 by Ross Patterson — last modified Mar 13, 2012 03:04 AM
I ran into a problem when trying to build Python from source after upgrading SVN.
False Buildout Performance Improvements by Ross Patterson — last modified Jan 27, 2012 07:08 PM
Getting a 6-7 fold decrease in zc.buildout run times.
False experimental.broken by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 07, 2011 08:54 AM
Graceful handling of broken interfaces and components in the ZODB.
False Making easy_install play nicely with multi-arch by Ross Patterson — last modified Oct 26, 2011 10:08 PM
How to help extensions built with easy_install find Debian/Ubuntu multi-arch libraries.
False $300 Ticket for Plone Conference 2011 by Ross Patterson — last modified Oct 05, 2011 10:17 PM
My old boss has a ticket to Plone Conference 2011 that he can't use afterall.
False Centralized Git-SVN mirror by Ross Patterson — last modified Sep 13, 2011 01:14 AM
For those of us using lots of "git svn clone"s, is any sort of central mirror worth it?
False Ratpoison is Dead, Long Live StumpWM by Ross Patterson — last modified Sep 12, 2011 08:16 AM
Replacing ratpoison with StumpWM.
False Grab Bag of git/svn stuff by Ross Patterson — last modified Jul 26, 2011 06:14 AM
Using gitify to pretend everyone has already switched
False Using Functional Tests for Profiling by Ross Patterson — last modified Jul 26, 2011 05:48 AM
Use your functional tests with zope.testing/zope.testrunner to do easier profiling.
False Ratpoison under Gnome by Ross Patterson — last modified Mar 13, 2011 07:57 AM
Configuring ratpoison as Gnome's window manager preserving all the Gnome goodness.
False Cioppino Sprint by Ross Patterson — last modified Jun 13, 2011 05:29 PM
I'm back home after the west coast sprint formerly known as the Tahoe sprint, plone.net is now on plone.org, and I can spell Cioppino without looking it up.
False Migrating a blobstorage by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 02, 2010 12:44 AM
Addressing the "ZODB.blob WARNING (PID) The `lawn` blob directory layout is deprecated due to scalability issues on some file systems, please consider migrating to the `bushy` layout." warnings.
False Trying out Chameleon by Ross Patterson — last modified Oct 08, 2010 01:37 AM
My experiences with Chameleon, testing compatibility and z3c.form
False Does the Tool Really Deserve the Credit? by Ross Patterson — last modified Aug 17, 2010 02:26 AM
When we rave about a tool being superior because we used it to solve a given problem, is it really the tool or the familiarity with the problem we gained in learning to use the tool?
False Dogfood Dinner Bell by admin — last modified Apr 02, 2010 06:02 AM
It's that time again to upgrade my Blog to the latest Plone.
False TTW Dexterity Vocabularies by Ross Patterson — last modified Mar 19, 2010 08:16 PM
First report from the Tahoe Sprint working on user-enterable vocabularies in the schema editory.
False AT Relation Field by Ross Patterson — last modified Mar 19, 2010 08:17 PM
Working with David Brennan on two-way references and relationships between Archetypes and Dexterity.
False collective.formcriteria folder_contents by Ross Patterson — last modified Aug 23, 2009 06:21 PM
Managing content with collections
False collective.gsqi by Ross Patterson — last modified Aug 23, 2009 05:41 PM
A grab bag of patches to GS and portal_quickinstaller
False collective.contemplate by Ross Patterson — last modified Aug 24, 2009 12:16 AM
Add content from existing content templates
False testbrowser Patches by Ross Patterson — last modified Aug 23, 2009 10:12 PM
collective.testcaselayer 1.2 includes some patches for functional browser testing
False GSML by Ross Patterson — last modified Aug 23, 2009 05:56 PM
GenericSetup import hadlers ala ZCML directive handlers
False GPG Key Transition by Ross Patterson — last modified Aug 03, 2009 09:06 PM
I'm now using a new and more secure OpenPGP key
False LDAP, Certificates and Buildout, oh my! by Ross Patterson — last modified Jul 19, 2009 04:41 AM
Bringing LDAP and SSL/SASL/TLS certificates into the buildout fold
False Stagger supervisord by Ross Patterson — last modified Jun 04, 2009 09:27 AM
Poor man's supervisor program startup delay
False bbdb.gmailfilter by Ross Patterson — last modified Jun 04, 2009 09:24 AM
GMail filters from emacs BBDB
False collective.formcriteria by Ross Patterson — last modified Mar 07, 2009 06:48 AM
Ready for beta testers!
False Bristol Performance Sprint Post-Mortem by Ross Patterson — last modified Jan 08, 2009 07:21 AM
Functional benchmarking plus buildbot
False Plone 4 Framework Team by Ross Patterson — last modified Jan 18, 2009 09:17 PM
Why I'm excited to have been selected
False Emacs tips: Navigate CamelCase by Ross Patterson — last modified Sep 09, 2012 09:00 PM
M-f, M-b, M-d, <M-backspace> over camelCase!
False Functional Benchmarking Accessibility by Ross Patterson — last modified Jan 08, 2009 06:55 AM
More progress on load test benchmarking
False At the Plone Performance Sprint by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 12, 2008 09:24 AM
In Bristol helping make Plone go faster
False New membrane and remember Maintainer by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 03, 2008 03:04 AM
Rob Miller announced today that I'll be the new maintainer
False collective.securitycleanup by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 01, 2008 07:27 PM
GenericSetup handlers to restore Zope security to defaults
False Evaluating Add-Ons by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 01, 2008 08:54 PM
What is the risk of adding a given dependency?
False Balancing DRY and Readability by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 25, 2008 07:31 PM
Some complexity belongs in your editor/IDE
False Community Introspection by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 22, 2008 04:16 AM
Same risks and rewards as for the individual
False Nonprofit Software Development Summit by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 21, 2008 06:35 AM
3 brilliant days with cracked out LAMP folks
False Running Tests in Egg Buildouts by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 15, 2008 05:28 AM
A quick note about a gotcha with plone.recipe.zope2instance.ctl
False collective.slideshowfolder by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 15, 2008 05:35 AM
Somtimes useful extensions to Products.slideshowfolder
False collective.redirect by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 12, 2008 05:56 AM
Administer redirects to internal or external URLs using Link like content
False My Borrowed World Plone Day by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 08, 2008 07:44 PM
How I crashed Donna Snow's presentation
False Cloud Busting by Ross Patterson — last modified Oct 23, 2008 07:58 AM
What does it mean to be a good cloud citizen?
False Fine-Grained PM on Small Projects by Ross Patterson — last modified Oct 03, 2008 09:04 PM
Increasing control while reducing project management costs
False Testbrowser Redirects with Fragments by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:04 AM
Using zope.testbrowser when a redirect URL includes a fragment
False Re-using SSH Connections by Ross Patterson — last modified Jul 26, 2008 09:25 AM
Automatic master SSH connections for sharing and multiplexing
False Spaces in User Names and psvn.el by Ross Patterson — last modified Jul 25, 2008 07:43 PM
Handling SVN user names with spaces in emacs' svn-status.
False Strange Critters by admin — last modified Jun 30, 2008 06:30 AM
A few strange critters I ran into hiking
False Foxglove by admin — last modified Jun 30, 2008 07:09 AM
White foxglove from East Ridge Road in Big Basin.
False Eagle Rock View by admin — last modified Jun 30, 2008 06:33 AM
Faux panoramic from Eagle Rock in Little Basin
False Adding testbrowser Form Inputs by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:04 AM
Mock dynamic form inputs with zope.testbrowser
False Aerobie AeroPress by Ross Patterson — last modified May 25, 2008 05:07 AM
Who knew the best coffee maker would come from a toy company?
False Buildout - One Zope2 Build by Ross Patterson — last modified May 25, 2008 03:33 AM
I can share one Zope2 build between all buildouts
False collective.formcriteria by Ross Patterson — last modified Jun 30, 2008 06:59 AM
User enterable search criteria forms for collections/topic/smart folders.
False collective.testcaselayer by Ross Patterson — last modified May 24, 2008 08:22 AM
Use test cases as zope.testing layers
False Products.PDBDebugMode Egg by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:04 AM
I've eggified my post_mortem debugging tool
False Debugging with MockMailHost by Ross Patterson — last modified May 12, 2008 08:16 PM
Using the mock MailHost on a real instance
False rpatterson.mailsync by Ross Patterson — last modified Jun 30, 2008 07:00 AM
OfflineIMAP, mswatch, and Gnus integration for realtime mail
False z3c.persistentfactory by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:06 AM
Persistent instance method ZCA factories
False Hotel internet on Ubuntu by Ross Patterson — last modified Feb 11, 2008 07:22 AM
TCP window scaling and broken routers
False Is python-openid 2.0.2 broken by Ross Patterson — last modified Feb 11, 2008 07:22 AM
an upgrade broke openid login
False ZopeTestCase and packages by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:06 AM
Please put ZopeTestCase out of my misery
False Emacs, pdb, and zip_safe eggs by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:06 AM
restoring pdbtrack grace to zipped eggs
False Screen Sessions at Boot by Ross Patterson — last modified Feb 11, 2008 07:22 AM
start screen sessions during init
False RSS Comments by Ross Patterson — last modified Feb 11, 2008 07:22 AM
an OOTB substitute for email notification
False Site-Wide Spell-Checking by Ross Patterson — last modified Feb 11, 2008 07:22 AM
spell-checking web spiders
False Installing Add-Ons TTW by Ross Patterson — last modified Feb 11, 2008 07:22 AM
point-and-click installation of Plone extensions
False Plone 3 RSS by Ross Patterson — last modified Feb 11, 2008 07:22 AM
modifying the RSS output
False About this Site by Ross Patterson — last modified Jan 31, 2008 03:23 AM
the why and how of building this site
False z3c.recipe.subprocess by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:07 AM
manage daemons and other processes
False z3c.gibberish by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:07 AM
CSV files of random dictionary words
False Plone.tv by Ross Patterson — last modified Jan 26, 2008 04:31 AM
2007-present: A Plone video sharing site
False z3c.recipe.ldap by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:07 AM
deploy an OpenLDAP server
False JMeter by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 29, 2007 10:33 PM
2007: Functional load testing with JMeter
False repoze by Ross Patterson — last modified Feb 11, 2008 07:22 AM
exploring repoze deployments
False zc.buildout by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 10:21 AM
Contributed fixes
False Products.CMFPlacefulWorkflow by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:41 AM
GenericSetup export and import handlers
False Dimensional Insight by Ross Patterson — last modified Jan 26, 2008 04:31 AM
2007-present: A public company site
False S3/SimpleDB ZODB by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:07 AM
exploring Amazon S3/SimpleDB ZODB storage
False ZEO on EC2 by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:07 AM
exploring elastic Amazon EC2 ZEO clusters
False z3c.recipe.egg by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:08 AM
working with source distributions
False Undisclosed Startup by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 29, 2007 08:32 PM
2007-present: A clearinghouse for certain online information
False z3c.repoexternals by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:27 AM
Generate svn:externals from trunks in a repository
False z3c.offlinepack by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:09 AM
pack a ZODB without running Zope
False grouparchy.setuptools by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 06:28 AM
A setup command for uploading a release to SVN
False zc.buildout by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 28, 2007 07:37 AM
2007: making buildouts and developing recipes
False grouparchy.testing by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:07 AM
re-use ZODBs for expensive test fixtures
False grouparchy.login by Ross Patterson — last modified Jan 29, 2008 08:50 AM
flexible login, login steps, and single URL login
False grouparchy.index.provider by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:09 AM
index provided interfaces
False grouparchy.porter by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:09 AM
zope.formlib for large data sets
False z3c.componentdebug by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:09 AM
verbose ComponentLookupErrors
False grouparchy.schema by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:09 AM
zope.schema field events and directlyProvided fields
False Humanities Research Network by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 28, 2007 07:34 AM
2007: A research collaboration portal
False Jazkarta by Ross Patterson — last modified Jan 02, 2008 08:27 AM
2007-present: general Plone development and consulting
False Products.sharedusers by Ross Patterson — last modified Jan 29, 2008 08:44 AM
share member across portals
False Internal Services Catalog by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 04:41 AM
2007: A quick zope.formlib Plone project
False Zope 3 by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 10:26 AM
Contributed various fixes and features
False Products.cygwinpatch by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:09 AM
Zope under cygwin
False grouparchy by Ross Patterson — last modified Jan 29, 2008 08:43 AM
community group semantics
False The Groupery by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 04:20 AM
2006-2007: social networking and online payments for schools
False Products.remember by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:41 AM
Contributed the CMFMember to remember migration path and other patches
False Products.personalities by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:41 AM
Remember extensions including a confirmation member type
False Products.contentmigration by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:41 AM
Contributed extensions including in-place migration
False Products.UTopic by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:41 AM
Extensions to ATContentTypes ATTopic including selectable sort, filtering, and saved searches
False Products.SkinDiffs by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:41 AM
A CMF product that helps maintain customized skin objects by generating diffs between skin objects
False Products.PortalTabMenus by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:41 AM
Pure CSS nested menus of arbitrary depth from site structure and CMF actions
False Six Feet Up, Inc. by Ross Patterson — last modified Jan 02, 2008 08:27 AM
2006: Six Feet Up, Inc. joined the OERCommons team
False Products.PortletImage by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:41 AM
A simple image link portlet
False Graduate Theological Union by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 04:35 AM
2006: A simple public site for a university
False glassCanopy by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 28, 2007 07:41 AM
2007: Brief consulting on an existing project
False Products.ControllerDuplicates by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:40 AM
Prevent duplicate submission of CMFFormController forms
False Products.PDBDebugMode by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 03:09 AM
postmortem debugging of Zope exceptions
False Zope 2 by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 09:15 AM
Contributed various fixes
False Plone by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 01:21 AM
Contributed various fixes
False Products.Tags by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:42 AM
A tagging implementation where tags are weighted by the number of members who applied them
False Products.Submissions by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:41 AM
A framework for member submission content types such as reviews and ratings
False Products.Lenses by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:42 AM
Provide varied user experiences from the same portal
False The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education by Ross Patterson — last modified Jan 02, 2008 08:28 AM
2005-2006: Start the Hewlett funded OERCommons project
False OERCommons by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 12:49 AM
2005-2006: A clearinghouse for metadata related to open educational content
False LabCollectorNG by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 12:49 AM
2005: PCNG modified for testing lab sample-tracking
False Gadoz, Inc. by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 28, 2007 07:41 AM
2005: Software architect at this Plone development startup
False ZEO Hosting Infrastructure by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 12:49 AM
2005: A pre-buildout, makefile based, ZEO deployment and hosting infrastructure
False Zope 3 by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 05:14 AM
2005: ZCA, Zope 3 core, Five, zc.relation, etc.
False Plone by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 05:14 AM
2001: CMF, Archetypes, remember, etc.
False UC Santa Cruz by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 28, 2007 07:42 AM
1994-2005: Earned a BA and worked with various departments
False Zope 2 by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 05:14 AM
1999: ZEO, ZCtatalog, GenericSetup, etc.
False Python by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:27 AM
1999: core language and library, pdb, setuptools, etc.
False XHTML by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 05:14 AM
1999: CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, DOM, XSLT, Xpath, etc.
False Emacs by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 05:15 AM
1999: elisp, org-mode, gnus, python-mode, psvn, etc.
False SCM by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 05:15 AM
1999: svn, bzr, git, cvs
False Products.CMFCapitalProjects by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:42 AM
1999-2005: A construction project management application
False Hosting by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 05:15 AM
1999: Apache 2, Squid, Varnish, Pound, LDAP, etc.
False *NIX by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 05:15 AM
1999: CMMI, make, shell, grep, ssh, VPN, etc.
False Products.InstanceSchema by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:42 AM
Per-object, TTW editable Archetypes schemata
False Products.QuickLists by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:42 AM
Content listing controls and macros
False Products.InheritanceUtils by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:42 AM
Utilities for inspecting class heirarchy
False Products.ReservedTypes by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 21, 2007 07:42 AM
Control singleton content objects in folders
False Lisp by Ross Patterson — last modified Feb 11, 2008 07:22 AM
I'd love to study Lisp
False Toshiba Satellite U205 Laptop - $90 OBO by Ross Patterson — last modified Aug 28, 2013 01:24 AM
A fairly powerful laptop with a battery that doesn't hold much of a charge.
False Adaptec SCSI RAID 64 bit PCI card - $5 by Ross Patterson — last modified Aug 28, 2013 12:10 AM
False Compressor, 150 PSI, 2 HP, 8 gal with pneumatic tool kit - Unused - $225 OBO by Ross Patterson — last modified Apr 16, 2012 09:34 PM
A Porter Cable 150 PSI, 2 horse power, 8 gallon with a complete pneumatic tool kit.
False Belt Sander - $20 OBO by Ross Patterson — last modified Apr 16, 2012 09:34 PM
Black & Decker belt sander.
False Org-mode Rocks! by Ross Patterson — last modified Nov 23, 2008 08:50 AM
How I use org-mode and some of my extensions
False Buy-in, Stakeholders, Enthusiasm by Ross Patterson — last modified Jan 08, 2009 08:31 AM
False Lenovo U110 Laptop - $90 OBO by Ross Patterson — last modified Aug 28, 2013 01:33 AM
Small but powerful laptop with two batteries and a broken trackpad.
False HP 2133 Mini-Note - $90 OBO by Ross Patterson — last modified Aug 27, 2013 11:57 PM
A very small netbook, very portable.
False Are Catalogs the Right Solution? by Ross Patterson — last modified Dec 03, 2008 03:21 AM
Effectively supporting indexed operations in a software ecosystem