Gabriel Saldaña's blog

personal blog, photography and programming

Resolutions for 2016

It is that time of the year again. Time to review the year that finished and plan for the year ahead. At least this time I’m writing this in the first days of the year instead of the first months like last year. For me, 2015 was a rollercoaster. Started very steady with lots of […]

Trip to Villahermosa, Tabasco

We’re almost done with the year and I realized there’s much to post in this blog. Back in July we went to Villahermosa, Tabasco for the wedding of a friend. It was my first time there so I didn’t know what to expect. Very soon into my trip I found out that they have very […]

My Python & Django deployment workflow and tools

If you’re new to Python web development with Django, there are some things that tutorials don’t teach. Deploying to a server when you finish your local development can be a frustrating task. Here is a rundown of the tools and workflow I use for deploying a Django based website. A few days ago when I […]

Launching Notasbit, a website for tech news in Spanish

For the past year I’ve been on a radio show on Tuesdays talking about the tech news of the week. I started by hunting down the most important stories, writing my script in Spanish and then broadcasting it. One day I thought it would be a good idea to put my scripts as posts in […]

Setbacks as opportunities

Just when life is becoming stable, life shakes you up. This time, three people broke into my house and stole most of my gear. And by gear I mean my photography gear, our computers as well as some jewelry. We came back from a small trip to downtown and the door was busted open, things […]

Plantronics Marquee 2 Bluetooth headset review

Some years ago I wrote about the first version of this Bluetooth headset and it was great. Since then, Plantronics has launched a second version, the Marquee 2, model name is M165. It is not new, it’s been a few years already in the market, but the reason why I’m writing about it now is […]

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