During my years at MySQL AB I had the unfortunate task of
manually maintaining the download page for enterprise customers.
This involved a ton of boring, error prone work and almost always
led to some sort of error every release. Some of our downloads
were eventually replaced with an automated system written by the
web team but the memory of all that time wasted still hurts me.
So when I joined Monty Program and saw our downloads were
manually maintained in mediawiki I knew something had to change.
Most of the websites for Monty Program and the MariaDB project
are written with Django so this is … [Read more...]