Programming, UNIX and web dev insights

This is the personal blog of Mikko Ohtamaa, a software hacker. My expertise areas include HTML5, Python, Javascript, Bitcoin and Linux / UNIX. If you are interested in these technologies, or any of the subjects listed below, please free to follow me on this blog, Twitter, Facebook or Github.

To contact me please send email to mikko at opensourcehacker dot com. Check References page about the open source and Internet stuff I have been dealing with. My CV is available upon a request.

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Recent posts

Turbocharge your Python prompt and Django shell with IPython Notebook

Turbocharge your Python prompt and Django shell with IPython Notebook

August 13th, 2014

IPython is an enhanced Python shell, the shell being the prompt which appears when you start python [...]

Pycon Finland 2014 call for proposals and early bird registration

Pycon Finland 2014 call for proposals and early bird registration

July 15th, 2014

(on behalf of Pycon Finland organizers) Pycon Finland 2014 will be held in HTC Helsinki in Ruohol[...]

Rolling time window counters with Redis and mitigating botnet-driven login attacks

Rolling time window counters with Redis and mitigating botnet-driven login attacks

July 9th, 2014

This blog posts presents rolling time window counting and rate limiting in Redis. You can apply it t[...]