Srini's Point of View

My thoughts on technology, food and other fancies…

Where is the sqlite file for my Flask app

I am really enjoying working with the Python Flask Web Framework. I won a O’Reilly book last year on Flask Web Development by Miguel Grinberg and am finally getting around to reading it and trying out what the book teaches. So far it’s been excellent!

From the start ...

Installing homebrew MacVim with YouCompleteMe on Yosemite

I was pulling my hair to get my vim setup with YouCompleteMe on my macbook after I upgraded to Yosemite. On Mavericks it was pretty straight forward. The following used to work -

# install xcode and command line tools  
$ xcode-select --install  
# install homebrew  
$ ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com ...

How to make a bootable install of Mavericks on USB Flash Drive

Your USB drive should be called Untitled and formatted as Mac OS Extended (Journaled). The installer should be called Install OS X Mavericks.app and should be in your Applications folder.

Run the following command to prepare your USB to be a bootable installer, Don’t worry.. it takes 20-25 ...

How to import VMWareVM file from a backup in VMWare Fusion

I recently re-installed Mountain Lion on my mac book pro. There were a couple of reasons why I did that. Mainly because I wanted get rid of macports and try out homebrew. The reason I wanted to do that was because I am trying to setup a build and package ...

Installing Snow Leopard in VMWare on Mountain Lion

I am learning how to build GUI applications in Python using PyQt/PySide. I still have ways to go before I can start building some real applications. My end goal is to be able to learn how to build a mac application and then package it as a disk image ...