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Join us for Hacktoberfest 2020

Roxanna Coldiron Oct. 6, 2020

CodeRed is participating in Hacktoberfest! If you are a new web developer and want to participate in the Hacktoberfest challenge from Digital Ocean , we have several issues that are beginner-friendl...

Filed under: Developers Django/Wagtail

How to Dump Your Django Database and Load It into a New Project

Roxanna Coldiron Oct. 2, 2020

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Sometimes you just need to transfer your Django project database into a fresh environment with a new database. This could be the case if you are changing from one type of database to another, or if y...

Filed under: Developers Django/Wagtail

Spell Check Django Templates, HTML, Markdown, and RST Files in VS Code

Vince Salvino June 2, 2020

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Spelling is important, and something that most developers are less than perfect at (myself included). In the age of spellcheck and autocorrect, it's inexcusable to have spelling or typographical erro...

Filed under: Developers Django/Wagtail

Free Website Services for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Vince Salvino March 19, 2020

I realize this must be the 100th COVID-19 notice in your inbox this week. I'll keep it short and sweet. In addition to our own business continuity plan, we will be offering free website services for...

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Building a Python Agent with CLI and Web API

Vince Salvino Jan. 2, 2020

Did you ever wish to have a little python program running on your server to help automate tasks? While a lot can be done with cron jobs, bash scripts, and SSH-based tools such as ansible — sometimes ...

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Beta Testers Wanted!

Vince Salvino Dec. 19, 2019

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Go to any Django or Wagtail support forum and you’ll probably find one question coming up over and over again: “How the heck do I deploy this thing?” OR “Help! I deployed it and now have 100 yaks to ...

Filed under: Developers Django/Wagtail News

What “The Python Community” Really Means

Vince Salvino July 30, 2019

Ask any Python developer what the best part of Python is, and they’ll tell you: “the community”. However I was recently reminded that to most folks, the concept of a tech “community” is completely me...

Filed under: Django/Wagtail Insight

Using VS Code with a Legacy .NET Project

Vince Salvino July 2, 2019

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Originally published: August 8, 2018. Updated for 2019: more modular install and no longer depends on full version Visual Studio! I think one of the worst parts about working with a “legacy” codeba...

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Increasing Accessibility of CodeRed CMS Projects

Hayley Hartman June 17, 2019

One of the more exciting aspects of contributing to CodeRed CMS has been, for me, the new-ness of it. There’s plenty of work to do, and I feel like something about it gets shinier and better every s...

Filed under: Developers Django/Wagtail

PyCon Sprint Recap

Vince Salvino May 10, 2019

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Wow, what a week! As always, we are leaving PyCon 2019 both exhausted and incredibly re-invigorated. I'm very pleased at the progress made on CodeRed CMS during the PyCon sprints. Here's a preview o...

Filed under: Developers Django/Wagtail