Ephes Blog

Miscellaneous things. Not sure what to put here, yet.


Using a CDN

, Jochen
Today I switched from serving media files directly from s3 to cloudfront. The main reason is that s3 only supports http/1.1 while cloudfront also does http/2 which is much faster because images etc. could be downloaded in parallel.

PyCon 2017

, Jochen
PyCon 2017 is over now and I liked it a lot. It was a really well organized event and the talks were great. I already knew the conference location because I lived only a few hundred meters away for a long time. So it didn't came as a surprise for me that it was awesome.

On my way to pycon

, Jochen
Decided to join this years pycon/pydata conference in Karlsruhe. Since this was my home town for a long time, I'm looking forward to meet  friends and family. The conference schedule is filled with data science talks, so it should be quite interessting for me :).

The train is quite empty, so maybe I'll be able to work on some blog stuff til Karlsruhe:

Added rudimentary gallery support

, Jochen

Thought it would be nice to have multiple images in an entry. But then they should not all be shown in full size. So I misused the modal component of bootstrap for that. Still have to figure out how to make landscape images wider and portrait pictures smaller, but it's a start.

Here are three images from the pyddf meeting of last week: