A Finite View

A blog of things by Micah Denbraver.

Replacing Raw Sql In Your Django Project

If you work on an old Django project you probably have them, lurking in dark corners of your code. Small strings that make what would otherwise be impossible with Django’s ORM possible with a little SQL magic. Raw SQL. By the time it’s been added to the project, the cost has been weighed and accepted.

(not) Writing

Current attempts at writing a post are failing. I think either the open-ended nature of blogging, or the years of programming already behind me are making the creative act of finding an idea I would like to express difficult.


Hello, I figured it’s about time I tried my hand at blogging. I’ve been developing for nearly 2 years as a professional now… Enough time to develop some opinions about what I like, don’t like, or things that just bug me.