Does your favorite web service have a crappy interface? Make your own with Python, Python-Requests and BeautifulSoup!

There are some pretty useful sites out there, but some interfaces are just plain annoying. Take pof.com for example: they have millions of users, but haven’t touched their interface since the beginning; if you get lots of messages it becomes a pain to go through them all very quickly. I figured it might be easier […]

Post to Facebook on Behalf of Your User with Python/Django

Posting on facebook through python is fairly simple: you need acquire your user’s facebook access token, which you use to access the users facebook wall. Step 1: Create the facebook app First, create a new facebook app on https://developers.facebook.com/apps and note down the APP_ID and APP_SECRET. Store this information in your django settings.py file. Step […]

Setting up iOS Push Notifications (APNS) with Python/Django through pyapns

Working with iOS for the first time can be a bit frustrating. For me, the most frustrating part was working with┬ádeveloper.apple.com. Here I hope to help make push notifications with Python as painless as possible. Step 1: Enable for Apple Push Notification service and generate a certificate To get started, log in to you developer […]