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Recently we needed to deploy a Django application. The brief was simple, it needed to be on AWS, cost-effective, have continuous deployment, and be easy for the client to bring in-house down the line, without needing specialist DevOps expertise.
In most scenarios, we like to deploy our infrastructure to two environments, stage and production, both a replication of each other. This gives us and our clients confidence when it comes to going live i.e. there are no hidden gotchas in the production environment.
Last week our developers visited PyCon UK in Cardiff. Here's each of their favorite talks
Kubernetes has become the de facto standard for container orchestration, making it easier to manage large-scale applications.
Here at Wildfish, we’ve been working away on django-dashboards to support some of our clients. The aim was to build a package for quickly building data-driven dashboards in a “django like” way, closely coupling with the ORM and other key features of Django and minimising the frontend development required to build a new dashboard. The aim of this post is to provide a quick intro to django-dashboards and how to get started.
In today's data-driven world, it's crucial for businesses to have access to insights and information in real-time. That's where dashboards come in. Dashboards allow users to instantly interpret data from multiple sources in a single view.
Django stands out as one of the most powerful and versatile web frameworks available
The GOV.UK Design System is a toolkit and a set of guidelines for creating sites and services for Her Majesty's Government which are clear and consistent and accessible.
Our CTO Richard gave a talk at PyCon UK, asking if it is ever worth committing coding sins for the greater good. He talked about techniques which can make your code easier to use at the cost of being harder to maintain, and when the effort is worth the reward.
Recently, we have been using Google's container engine for deploying our apps, an intro to which can be found here. The code used throughout this post can be found here. Up to now we have been building, testing and deploying our containers from Circle CI, recently however Google have released...
This is a walkthrough on how to get Django up and running on Google Container Engine (GKE) using our sample starter project. It was written to accompany my talk at the London Django Meetup in March 2017. The slides from my talk are here. This uses a demo container we've...
geth is a node environment for interacting with the network, for making transactions, mining and creating contracts. There are many methods for installing
geth that can be found here https://github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum/wiki/Installing-Geth but to keep my development environment clean I use the official docker image creating an alias...
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