Gabriel Saldaña's blog

personal blog, photography and programming

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 […]

Mexico Independence day in Coyoacan

There photos were not taken this year. I’ve wanted to share these images I took last year but by the time I got to edit the RAW files, it was around November, so it would feel weird to post September’s Mexico Independence day photos very close to Christmas celebrations. This time, since I didn’t go […]

Fish market in Mexico city

Mexico city is full of awesome little places here and there. It has so many places for so many things that I’m considering making it a hobby to explore the city. A few days ago, knowing that I love my fish tanks, my friend Luis Perez told me about the Fish Market where I could […]

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