My Python & Django deployment workflow and tools

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... Using Django models in external Python scripts

Using Django models in external Python scripts

Since Django 1.4 the syntax to import you models in external scripts has changed. The setup_environ method has been deprecated for a while and it no longer exists in Django 1.6. Assuming you’re using a virtualenv and your script is one directory outside the main... PHP Debugging with Xdebug

PHP Debugging with Xdebug

Web development with PHP can get frustrating without the adequate tools. The most common thing a new web developer does when attempting PHP debugging is to add var_dump() calls to print out the value of a variable at a certain point in the program’s execution,...

The importance of Web frameworks in startup development teams

In a start-up environment, things happen so fast that there’s very little time to polish your tools. Code gets done undocumented, development team members come and go with different programming styles and tools, and the chaos just builds up as the business goes....

Easy PHP code test development with SimpleTest unit testing framework

Testing is a task every developer has to do eventually on any programming project. You can do it manually after writing all your code to see if it works as you intended, or better yet, before writing your code, using test driven development techniques that will save...