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How to compile Python 2.x extensions in Windows with MinGW

I recently tried to make use of the PyOPL library, which makes use of C++ extensions for Python. Getting the code compiling in Windows using MinGW was a bit of a chore, as it’s expecting to use Microsoft Visual Studio’s C++ compiler. Getting MinGW working required a few extra steps. Download and install MinGW (including […]

Setting up a LAMPStack Virtual Machine for Development

EDIT 2012/04/23: This post was originally going to be the first in a series describing how to convert a static website into one that makes use of dynamic (server-side) technologies. However, I got embarressed with my PHP code and worried about security, so I’ve removed most of the post, but I have kept the instructions […]