Laravel 4 Controller Templating / Blade – Correct method?

I’ve been reading through the Laravel 4 documentation and have been making a demo application to help with learning. I couldn’t find much documentation on the templating of views with blade and controllers. Which is the correct method or does it come down to personal preference? E.g. 1 Controllers/HomeController.php protected $layout = 'layouts.main'; public function … Read more

Python __str__ versus __unicode__

Is there a python convention for when you should implement __str__() versus __unicode__(). I’ve seen classes override __unicode__() more frequently than __str__() but it doesn’t appear to be consistent. Are there specific rules when it is better to implement one versus the other? Is it necessary/good practice to implement both?