Monday, October 26, 2015

Python Gotcha - Copying Nested Dicts

Here's the best blog post I've found that talks about the need for deep or shallow copy when using nested dicts in Python:
http://www.peterbe.com/plog/must__deepcopy__

Saturday, October 10, 2015

GoDaddy To Amazon Route 53 - Lessons Learned

The first thing you'll want to do is created a "Hosted Zone" with the same A and CNAME records (and any other relevant records that aren't specific to GoDaddy).

When you transfer the domain and it asks you if you want to use the old name servers - answer no. I messed this one up and kept using GoDaddy's "domaincontrol.com" name servers and DNS stopped resolving eventually. If you mess this up too, you'll need to go to the "Hosted Zone" for your site and copy the records in the "NS" list to domain's name servers on the registered domains page.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015