Dev & Design, Development, Django, Python, Tech, Tutorials, Web

Django Liked – A Django Likes App (Django 1.10)

django likes app

In this article we are going to create a simple generic django likes app named Django Liked that can be used to like any model defined in your django project. To create this app we are going to use django’s contenttype framework. So without further ado let’s jump right into


App & Software, Dev & Design, Development, Django, Tech, Tutorials

The Best Django Haystack and Elasticsearch Tutorial


Search is one of the most basic and major requirements of any modern web-app. Search helps your users find the relevant content, articles, products etc. I have been developing web application for a decade now and frankly I have not seen a single web app that does not implement search.


India, News

Times of India on Fire


The Times of India office located near ITO in the Capital, New Delhi caught fire and was seen surrounded by massive flames this afternoon. The fire was reported roughly at about 2:25 pm today. The fire personnel was informed and currently they are under the process of evacuating the employees from the building.


Android (Java), App & Software, Dev & Design, Development, Django, Mobile, Software, Tech, Technology, Tools

Test GCM and APNS push notifications online


This article introduces pushwatch, a tool to test GCM and APNS push notifications online for free. Pushwatch is a simple and easy to use online too that helps you send test GCM and APNS push notification messages both in simple and JSON format to your android and iOS devices respectively. Pushwatch


App & Software, Blogging, Dev & Design, Development, Django, Python, Tech, Tools, Tutorials, Web

Adding robots.txt to your Django Project


In this post we are going to list multiple ways of adding a robots.txt file to your django project. Robots.txt or Robots exclusion protocol is basically a text file that defines the rules for search engine robots (or bots) to inform the robots what part of the website should be


App & Software, Development, Linux, Tech, Terminal, Tools, Tutorials

mysql_config not found – mysql-python on MAC OSX

mysql python

I recently faced this error while installing mysql-python on my MAC machine. EnvironmentError: mysql_config not found There are two steps to resolve this error. First make sure you have mysql installed. If mysql is not installed, Install mysql and then in your bashrc add the path to your mysql installation.


App & Software, Dev & Design, Development, Django, Python, Tech, Tutorials

Creating a custom template tag in django

custom template tags in django

In this article we are going to create a custom template tag for our django project and use it in one of our django templates. This article assumes that you are already familiar with django and python and have a sample django project setup already. In this example we are


App & Software, Development, Devops, Tech, Tutorials

(EFK) Elasticsearch, Fluentd, Kibana Setup – [Step By Step Guide]


The EFK (Elasticsearch, Fluentd and Kibana) stack is an open source alternative to paid log management, log search and log visualization services like Splunk, SumoLogic and Graylog (Graylog is open source but enterprise support is paid). These services are used to search large amounts of log data for better insights, tracking, visualisation


App & Software, Dev & Design, Tech, Tutorials

Django and Neo4J Tutorial

Django and Neo4J

In this tutorial, We are going to show you how your django app can communicate to your neo4j graph database instance using the py2neo package. For the sake of simplicity and easy understanding of the implementation, we are going to setup a fresh instance of django and neo4j and yeah keep


Devops, Server, Tech, Tools, Web

Fluentd vs Logstash, An unbiased comparison

Fluentd vs Logstash

Fluentd (official website) & Logstash (official website) are open source data collectors, majorly used for transportation of log data to a centralized location / server. In this article we are going to compare Fluentd and Logstash data collectors to transport log data from various servers to a centralized server. We are going