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26/05/2021
Dev django python unit-testing

Model fixtures loading using django-pytest

While switching from unittest to pytest on a Django projects, dealing with models' fixture in a simple way could become challenging.

14/02/2021
Dev ssg hugo

Photo gallery automation

Hugo is an amazing Static Site Generator (SSG) written in Go allowing any dev or tech enthusiast to easily generate rich websites / blogs without struggling with any CMS. Before digging into this section, I would recommend that you take a look at Hugo's quick start

It should be as easy …

12/06/2020
Dev shell sh

Associative arrays in non-bash shells

Bash 4 introduced the ability to declare and deal with associative arrays in a very pythonistic way, like so:

declare -A some_array        # create the array
some_array[key] = 1          # put value
echo ${some_array[key]}      # get value 

Hooray! However, depending on the context, bash 4 or even older bash might not be …

01/03/2020
Dev django classes python

Combine **Class Based Views** without mixing them

One of the down sides of Django's Class Based Views (CBV) I have experienced is that CBV tend to lock views on templates and drive the developer to conceive all interactions on the same page / view. Because of all the shortcuts inherited by TemplateView, for a while, I struggled designing …

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