Unless you've been living under a rock (or only visit this site via work-related Google Searches, like most people) you've probably heard me drone on here and there about MongoDB Atlas and MongoDB Stitch. I even went so far as
Leverage Blueprints, Flask-Assets, and the Application Factory.
When we first started developing in Flask, most of us took the 5 lines of code in the quick-start guide and ran with it. Compared to every other web framework, getting a "Hello world" to flash on screen without being
Using ECMAScript functions on the frontend the quick and dirty way.
As you may have already deduced from the occasional glaring holes in my programming knowledge, I haven’t spent as much of my life programming than, well, anybody who haphazardly threw away an 8-year product management career. Apparently, a lot
With great flexibility comes great responsibility
It isn't often you find somebody sad or miserable enough to detail the inner workings of web framework features, such as sessions or routing. This is understandably so; we use frameworks because presumably hate dealing with these things from scratch.
When SaaS doesn't cut it, beat it down and take everything its got
When it comes to SaaS products in the realm of Service desks, JIRA Service Desk is at the very least, just as powerful as the next solution (Zendesk comes to mind). This naturally begs the question: Why is JIRA Service
The subtle art of consenually capturing personal data
Happy Tuesday everybody! To start this week hot, let's talk about something that everybody hates: forms. The only thing more painful than filling out a web form is creating one, much less a functional one with feedback. Listen, if you're
Since you prefer using Python and Flask, I’ll assume we both prefer enjoyable dev.
It's been roughly a year since MongoDB launched their Stitch "back-end as a service" product, and I've been tinkering with Mongo on the cloud ever since. Alright fine, "tinkering with" may better be described as "accidentally became dependent on it
When Python developers manage presentation layers.
If you're familiar with Django (or Python to any extent), you've probably accepted the concept of what Python guys refer to as "static assets" without much consideration. At some point in Django's conception, a design decision was made: any code,
Ease-of-use framework: meet ease-of-use platform
We all knew it would only be a matter of time before a blog full of Python junkies would touch on Python's fastest growing framework. Staying true to all that is Pythonic, Flask is a gift to developers who value
Tackling the breking changes that come with Gulp 4
Back in the day we touched on some of the wonderful upsides of implementing Gulp into your workflow. If you have been following along and happened to install the latest version of Gulp, you may has noticed something horrible happen: