Chennaipy met on 27th of July. Due to some renovation work at the usual venue, Zilogic Systems, the meeting was held at IITM.
Surprisingly this time, we had a couple of people arriving before the meeting time. And gradually the participant count hit 14. Thanks to Kiran and Srini for promoting the meet in various other forums.
ReviewBoard comes with excellent documentation, but the LDAP configuration is not very clear. Hope this blog article serves to fill in the gap.
Make is the standard Unix tool to build software, and has been around for the past 30 years. The make build system has certain drawbacks that more recent tools are trying to fix. One such tool in SCons. This article aims to help a make user come up to speed with SCons.
Python user’s in Chennai, met again on 24th November. We had about 13 people participating in the meet this time. We discussed about regular expressions, GUI programming with GTK, and a web application development project.
A remote is a convenient way of referring to a remote repository, so that the user doesn’t have to type the entire URL again and again.
Moreover since git is a distributed, the user might want to refer to serveral remote repositories, to obtain changes from. Remotes let the user to conveniently name these different remote repositories.
When a project is cloned, a remote called origin is automatically created. The remote refers to the repository from which the project was cloned.