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Sorl-thumbnail to generate thumbnails in django

Posted On 13 February 2016 By MicroPyramid

Displaying and Customizing the images in django with sorl-thumbnail.

Django Conditional Expressions in Queries

Posted On 13 February 2016 By MicroPyramid

Reduce database queries in django with Conditional Expressions. By using Conditional Expressions we can use "If...Elif...Else" expressions while querying the database so that we can reduce the number of queries to the database and increase the response time. If we don't use conditional expressions in queries we have to write raw SQL queries or we have to hit/query the database for multiple times. That's the reason Django included Conditional Expressions from version 1.8

Check test coverage in Django code with Coveralls

Posted On 13 February 2016 By MicroPyramid

Coverage: It is a tool used for measuring the effectiveness of tests, showing the percentage of your codebase covered by tests.
Test Coverage is an important indicator of software quality and an essential part of software maintenance. It helps in evaluating the effectiveness of testing by providing data on different coverage items. It is a useful tool for finding untested parts of a code base. Test coverage is also called code coverage in certain cases.

Python to Debian package: Simple, Easy and Fast

Posted On 11 February 2016 By MicroPyramid

Packaging python script to debian follows strict instructions, using the following instructions, most of the steps can be skipped hence making it easy and fast.
If you like video goto https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9GzDZB5VeU. This video doesn't show setup.py file creating which is required, but excluding that portion everything is same as below.

Copy Text to ClipBoard event using Javascript

Posted On 03 February 2016 By MicroPyramid

Here you can learn about copy to clipboard using JavaScript. Copying content from a web form without needing to use the default browser functions. For this i am using ZeroClipboard functionality in the JavaScript.

How to track your issues and projects by using GITLab

Posted On 22 January 2016 By MicroPyramid

Gitlab is a great issue tracker. You can log your project activities like issue status, deadline etc in a git repository. Before that, you need to login to Gitlab and then go to the project where you need to create/manage issues .

Deploying Django project on Elastic Beanstalk

Posted On 22 January 2016 By MicroPyramid

Here You can learn about how to setup and deploy a Django application to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Tools/technologies used:
Python v2.7
Django v1.7
Amazon Elastic Beanstalk, EC2, and S3

Getting Started with the IPython Notebook

Posted On 22 January 2016 By MicroPyramid

IPython is a set of tools developed to make it easier for the programmers to work with Python and data. IPython provides extensions to the Python programming language that make working interactively convenient and efficient. IPython Notebook lets you write and execute code, analyze data in your web browser.

Querying with Django Q objects

Posted On 22 January 2016 By MicroPyramid

Querying with Django Q objects: Q object encapsulates a SQL expression in a Python object that can be used in database-related operations. Using Q objects we can make complex queries with less and simple code.

Integration Of Linkedin API in python django

Posted On 22 January 2016 By MicroPyramid

Using Linkedin integration, we can get the user verified email id, general information, work history in a less span of time, and a user can also share articles.

These Following steps are needed for Linkedin integration:
1. creating LinkedIn app
2. Authenticating user and getting an access token.
3. Get user information, work history using access token.

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