Speed up experiments with Jupyter

Quick iterations are essential to test concepts, discard bad ideas and get focused on what  may actually solve our problem. When I first started using Python, I used scripts for everything. Scripts are awesome to automate stuff and can be easily integrated into bigger ...

Is WordPress less secure than Drupal?

A question recently came in from a client... "At a board meeting today, one of our board members with some cyber background asked about security measures for our website. He contended Wordpress is more hackable than Drupal and wanted to know what measures had been ...

Connecting with the outside world: API Best practices

As a developer, there is a moment when you have to face an integration with an outside service (JIRA, Toggl, Slack, Github, Wordpress, and a million more). It may be done via REST API, GraphQL, SOAP, or the protocol that the developers behind the ...

How to do a Wizard Form with Django

Many times, we have a form with a lot of fields and we need to use it, but we don't want users to get bored filling the form or that they stop at middle of the form and they end up leaving the website. ...
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How to improve my Play Store Listing Detail.

There is a lot of content about ASO (acronym of App Store Optimization) and the amount grows every day.  The Apps stores are becoming bigger and they grow exponentially every month. ASO is a reality and, according to our experience, ASO is the first ...

Automatic mobile app releases with fastlane

Every single time I had to upload an app to the app stores, it was a pain...until I met fastlane! At our company, there was always someone that ended up in charge of releasing new app versions to the store, and it could take ...

Flutter: faster multi-platform mobile apps

Flutter is a framework for mobile UIs. If you check the description on their site, they present flutter as: Flutter is Google’s mobile app SDK for crafting high-quality native interfaces on iOS and Android in record time. I have used Cordova, Ionic/Ionic 2 and React native and ...

How to setup a Varnish cache server

Websites with high traffic need to serve the same content several times to different users. Depending on your application, It can be really expensive (resources talking) to process all the application logic every time a user requests web page. Here is where server caching comes, ...

Best practices for NGO websites

Let's face it. Websites have become the front desk of companies worldwide, even more, when you are an NGO that wants to share the world your story: what are you doing and, more important, why it is worth investing in you. It is not ...

Why many websites are simply not intuitive or usable

Most complex web applications and websites are built by highly technical developers. Developers, generally speaking, think in different ways than "normal" people. So, it should not be a surprise that these apps are built to work but not necessarily built to be intuitive. Indeed, ...

Website Maintenance for Drupal and WordPress

Surprisingly, many website developers, Drupal shops, and WordPress agencies hate the thought of fixing bugs and maintaining websites. It seems they demonstrate passive aggressive behavior in that they take a long time to respond to their client's issues, don't return phone calls or emails, ...

Centralizing access to the infrastructure with LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)

When we first learn to connect to a server via SSH, we do it with the only means we know: passwords. Those small, predictable and insecure pieces of text. Once we figure out we can do better, we use a password manager or a similar ...