Comparing 3 Continuous Intergration Services For a Docker Compose Project

11 August 2018 · DOCKER, CI

In this post, I'm going to compare 3 different hosted continuous integration services (Codeship, CircleCI and Travis) for a Docker Compose project.

Muting Django Signals With A Pytest Fixture

01 August 2018 · PYTEST, DJANGO

In this post, you'll learn how to implement a global pytest fixture to automatically mute (and optionally unmute) Django signals in your tests.

How To Run Docker On OSX With NSF
(And Avoid Docker for Mac Slow Performance)

01 January 2017 · DOCKER

In this post, I'll cover the best way I've found to run Docker in my local OSX development environment.

Using pytest with Django

08 December 2015 ·

When it comes to testing in python pytest is my favorite testing tool. pytest is a testing framework that strips out boilerplate and adds a whole bunch of sensible utilities to make your tests more pythonic. In this post we'll cover how to add that awesomeness to a Django project.

Side Projects. What Are They Good For?

10 October 2013 · PROGRAMMING

Side projects are a great way to work on that 'pet problem' or 'idea' thats been gnawing a way in your head the last week. But aside from scratching that itch, I believe they are a vital tool in making you a better developer. I thought I'd retrospectively look over my various oddities of side project from the last year to see what I've learn from them.

Resizing images using Flask and Redis.

15 June 2013 · WEB APPS

Recently I put together a mini-project that resizes images convenientally through Flask and caches the thumbnail images in Redis.

Designing a Website

11 June 2013 · WEB DESIGN

In this post, I’ll be talking about designing a website from scratch. We will explore some good starting points and helpful tips on getting the feel and mood of your design down.

3 Bookmarklets That Regularly Help Me With Web Design

01 July 2012 · WEB DESIGN

In this blog entry, I'm gonna run over some useful bookmarklets that have helped me with web design and hopefully will aid some of you.