Project HQ

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Project Statuses

I'm not an avid blogger, but I've been particularly quiet on this blog for a while now. This is due in part, I think, to the amount of project work I do, and the fact that I have a "little person" at home, and he takes quite a lot of time I'd probably be spent programming and blogging away from me.


OpenLP is a cross-platform lyrics projection system for churches.

Project HQ 0.1.3 released!

Well, it's been a long time coming, but I've finally released a new version of Project HQ, with some significant functionality added. Last night I uploaded version 0.1.3 to's servers.

Eating your own dog food

It has been said that the best way to test your software is to use it yourself. Well, with my open source project management tool, Project HQ, I'm doing exactly that.

I've started using Project HQ to manage my open source projects. Most recently I set up an instance for, and I've been noticing a few speed issues here and there.

Project HQ is plodding on nicely

Yup, Project HQ is making some nice progress, thanks to Python and the SQLAlchemy database library. SQLAlchemy really makes dealing with the database very easy.

Most recently I've been implementing an access control system that makes use of permissions and roles. SQLAlchemy makes dealing with this a breeze, and Pylons makes implementing it in the application very simple and easy. I think the most complicated part will be the roles and permissions management interface! is now known as Project HQ

I previously blogged about, my open source project management system which I'm writing in Python and Pylons. Unfortunately I could not get hold of the domain name due to a domain squatter, so I decided to take the easy route and rename the project.