When you should not use Wordpress

22nd August 2015 6:32 pm

I must admit, I've had a rather bad experience with WordPress recently. The site in question was an e-commerce site, built with WordPress…

Testing Django views in isolation

2nd August 2015 4:58 pm

One thing you may hear said often about test-driven development is that as far as possible, you should test everything in isolation. However…

Exploring the HStoreField in Django 1.8

1st August 2015 5:26 pm

One of the most interesting additions in Django 1.8 is the new Postgres-specific fields. I started using PostgreSQL in preference to MySQL…

New laptop

21st July 2015 8:15 pm

For a while now it's been obvious that I needed a new laptop. My main workhorse for a while has been a 2008 MacBook, but I'm not really a…

Handling images as base64 strings with Django REST Framework

4th July 2015 12:01 pm

I'm currently working on a Phonegap app that involves taking pictures and uploading them via a REST API. I've done this before, and I found…