Installing python packages using pip can sometimes be a challenge in China. For some reason, from an aliyun instance, PyPI is sometimes simply too slow or unreachable. Here are a few solutions to get over this issue and install your sweet python packages.
I discovered virtualenvwrapper in early 2012, it’s been my tool of choice when working with python since then. Now, mkvirtualenv is the first command I type when starting a project. Then my workflow used to look something close to:
$ cd ~/codaz/myproject
$ workon myproject
(myproject)$ source myenv
I love using github for my open source projects but I have a bunch of more personal repositories that I’d like to keep somewhat private. I looked into gitolite, gitorious and gitlab but they seemed complex to install and I wanted something simple.
This is no secret that node.jspackage management is terrible, I know packaging is difficult but that doesn’t mean that we have to settle for terrible (I also have issues with python packaging). I feel that a lot of young technologies created some sort of arrogance and people ...