Uncharted territories of the early maps were marked with the warning: “Here be dragons.” Cartographers filled these areas with illustrations of dragons, sea monsters and other mythological creatures. Programmers use this phrase to refer to code that is completely unreadable but somehow works.
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The Gunicorn "Green Unicorn" is a Python Web Server Gateway Interface (WSGI) HTTP server. It is a pre-fork worker model, ported from Ruby's Unicorn project. The Gunicorn server is broadly compatible with a number of web frameworks, simply implemented, light on server resources and fairly fast.
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