Often, we begin learning the molinete of Argentine tango in a way that goes something like this: ...
Argentine tango is the Great Humbler of dances. Learning it usually begins by substantially undermining our confidence in something we thought we had mastered at age two: walking. And for leaders, we are suddenly responsible for guiding the steps of two people, while we may not even be sure we should be responsible for one. So what exactly does a leader need to do to create a synchronized dance step, rather than a forced movement in a somewhat ambiguous direction? Let's take a look at the breakdown: ...
What is there to a simple back step in the dance of Argentine tango? ...
One way to think of functions
Functions are easily thought of as a way of matching up numbers from one set with numbers of
another. The function
f(x)=x+3, for example, is just a way of saying that I'm matching
up the number 1 with the number 4, the number 2 with the number 5, etc. A different example
would be the absolute value function which matches both -4 and +4 to the number +4. Think of
functions as matchmakers. ...
The fact that Django comes with CSRF protection is extremely nice. Unless, of course, your
hobby is exploiting websites, in which case get off my site. For the rest of us, thwart those
baddies by using Django's
CsrfViewMiddleware and the
csrf_token tag. But when
you do, keep in mind what that changes on your webpages. The
csrf_token tag sets a
cookie. So, that begs the question: ...