Posted On 27 January 2014 By MicroPyramid
Best Practices of Using Django Celery in Django Social Auth.
Posted On 26 January 2014 By MicroPyramid
Advanced Queries of MongoDB: Inserting records to the database and retrieving data from database.
1. Wrapped Queries: Like, sort, limit, count.
2. Query Using Modifiers: set, increment, push,Set Elements in Array, AddToSet Modifier, each.
Posted On 23 January 2014 By MicroPyramid
In android designing we'll come across ImageView. An ImageView displays an arbitrary image, such as an icon. The ImageView class can load images from various sources (such as resources or content providers), takes care of computing its measurement from the image so that it can be used in any layout manager, and provides various display options such as scaling and tinting. it is recommended to customise it through bitmaps(BitMap in android) instead of reshaping the image manually.
Posted On 02 December 2013 By MicroPyramid
More Often you wouldve come across sharing screens with applications like Teamviewer, Windows Remote Desktop Connection or remmina (if you're a linux user). But if you want to share only your terminal, you can look upto Tmux.
Posted On 17 November 2013 By MicroPyramid
A decorator is a function that takes another function and returns a newer,prettier version of that function.
To know more about decorators in python see here https://micropyramid.com/blog/programming-with-python-decorators/
The most common use of a decorator is the login_required. This decorator is used in conjunction
with a view that restricts access to authenticated users only.
Posted On 05 November 2013 By MicroPyramid
Haystack works as search plugin for django. You can use different back ends Elastic-search, Whose, Sorl, Xapian to search objects. All backends work with same code. In this post i am using elasticsearch as backend.
pip install django-haystack
Posted On 04 October 2013 By MicroPyramid
Quick guide to host django application using uwsgi and nginx which offers better resource utilization and performance.
Posted On 27 September 2013 By MicroPyramid
Now we are going to index text content which is stored in structured files such as PDFs, Microsoft Office documents, images, etc using haystack and sorl's
In order to read and store the data, we can use SearchBackend.extract_file_contents(self, file_obj) method. It takes the file object, returns a dictionary containing two keys: metadata and contents. The contents value will be a string containing all of the text which the backend managed to extract from the file contents.
Posted On 28 August 2013 By MicroPyramid
There are many ways for generating PDF in python. In this post I will be presenting PDF files generation with xhtml2pdf.
xhtml2pdf: xhtml2pdf is a HTML/CSS to PDF converter written in Python and therefore platform independent. xhtml2pdf supports for frameworks like Django and simple integration into Python programs. It is also usable as stand alone command line tool.
pisa: pisa is a html2pdf converter using the ReportLab Toolkit, the HTML5lib and pyPdf.
In development environment sometimes we need to execute some works asynchronously(irrespective of current program flow). For example, in real time development we may have to send emails to 1000 members. Let us suppose if the time required to send single mail ...