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A good practice in projects you're undertaking is to bring in business metrics to ensure that the actions being carried out are giving the expected results, the idea of this article is to tell you about my experience using open source tools that make this job easier.
Haystack is a search tool for Django, the way it works is that a SearchIndex is created to determine which fields of the model can be indexed and which fields can be filtered, it supports multiple backends such as Solr, Whoosh, Xapian or Elasticsearch. We chose Elasticsearch because it integrates with Kibana, a ...
A few weeks ago I developed a python library to display metrics for a project requirement, in this post I’ll show how to use it.
The idea is to connect django-dashing with Trello API via https://pypi.python.org/pypi/trello
First I make a new Django project and install django-dashing via pip
pip install Django django-dashing
django-admin.py startproject trello_dashboard
Now I add dashing to INSTALLED_APPS in setting.py
INSTALLED_APPS = (
And include the dashing URLconf in urls.py like this:
To see the dashboard you must have at ...
The objective of this project is to create a random gallery of images using Flickr API, in the first view we will select a category (tag) and in the next one we will start to see random images about that topic.
For this sample application I’m using Ubuntu 13.10 as my development environment. For starters we want to install node.js from Chris Lea’s PPA and then a few npm requirements:
apt-get update; sudo apt-get install nodejs
npm install -g phonegap
npm install -g bower
To create a new application we need ...