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Created Dec 5, 2010
Replace "drawing names from a hat" gift exchanges with a quick script
Python-based gift exchange randomizer.
Step through a list of people and, for each member of that list,
select someone else to be a recipient of their gift. That recipient:
A) Must not be themselves (no self-gifting)
B) Must not already have been assigned as a recipient
shacker / add_members-nomail
Created Oct 20, 2012
Provides an -e flag to Mailmans' 2.x add_members script for nomail delivery option
View add_members-nomail
> --enable-mail=<y|n>
> -e <y|n>
> Enable user mail deilvery options.
> from Mailman import MemberAdaptor
< def addall(mlist, members, digest, ack, outfp):
> def addall(mlist, members, digest, ack, outfp, enable):
shacker /
Created Feb 27, 2014
Template name overlays for Django
from django.template.loader import BaseLoader
from django.template.loader import find_template_loader
from django.template.loader import make_origin
from django.template.base import TemplateDoesNotExist
from django.template.base import Template
Deubug template loader visually shows which templates are being invoked in the
process of rendering an entire page. To use, wrap your your existing loaders
shacker / pg_backup
Created Mar 5, 2014
Get list of all dbs on remote server, dump each to its own dir on this server
View pg_backup
# Get list of all dbs on remote server, dump each to its own dir on this server
export PGPASSWORD="secret"
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Created Nov 14, 2014 identity proof

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shacker / gist:87908e13c9ee6655ce90
Last active Mar 17, 2021
Using the Workday API with Python and the suds client library
View gist:87908e13c9ee6655ce90
import sys
from suds import client
from suds.wsse import Security, UsernameToken
from suds.sax.text import Raw
from suds.sudsobject import asdict
from suds import WebFault
Given a Workday Employee_ID, returns the last name of that employee.
shacker /
Created Aug 20, 2015
Django management command to import flat Drupal page sets into a wagtail tree
from datetime import datetime
import json
import requests
import sys
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup
from import BaseCommand
from django.contrib.auth.models import User
shacker / gist:2fdf105f2d51bebedc8c3ecd99176677
Last active Nov 8, 2017
Blog: github version template tag 1
View gist:2fdf105f2d51bebedc8c3ecd99176677
def git_ver():
Retrieve and return the latest git commit hash ID and tag as a dict.
git_dir = os.path.dirname(settings.BASE_DIR)
# Date and hash ID
shacker /
Last active Nov 26, 2016
BlockQuoteBlock for use with Wagtail Streamfields
from django import forms
from django.utils.encoding import force_text
from django.utils.html import format_html
from wagtail.wagtailcore.blocks import FieldBlock
class BlockQuoteBlock(FieldBlock):
def __init__(self, required=True, help_text=None, max_length=None, min_length=None, **kwargs):
self.field = forms.CharField(
shacker /
Last active Apr 11, 2017
ORM Logging boilerplate
from dirapp.models import Log
from django.contrib import admin
class LogAdmin(admin.ModelAdmin):
search_fields = ['user__username', 'action']
list_display = ('user', 'anon_username', 'action', 'target', 'status', 'ip_addr', 'timestamp',)
list_filter = ['target', 'status'], LogAdmin)