Scraping is most likely a technique rather than a specific tool or framework. It’s a way to get information in an automatic way from different sources. It’s said that everything that is public is scrapable starting with HTML content, digital documents like spreadsheets, csv and any kind of files. In addition to scraping, we […]Read more "What’s WebScraping?"
I am a designer. I’ve been working for Devsar for almost five years now. When I first joined the company, it was small with just a few employees, and apart from me, they were all developers. I started working as a designer, but it was clear for me from the beginning that if I wanted […]Read more "Working with developers"
It’s early. The day is just beginning. The “early birds” start coming to the office. The friendly “good morning” announces the arrival of each member. Comments about what was done yesterday or what will be done today are some typical office talks. It’s nine o’clock and everyone is ready to start. Some folks start right […]Read more "A peek inside DevsAr day to day"
What’s Celery? It is an asynchronous job queue used to run tasks in the background based on distributed message passing written in python. It allows you to run time-consuming Python functions in the background. In other words it lets you do the heavy lifting later or at a specific time. Celery uses “brokers” to […]Read more "Asynchronous Tasks with Celery & Django"
On the last few days I’ve had a hard time deploying a personal project of mine. First of all, I was not deploying a regular Django app. Instead, I separated my frontend from my backend, so I had to serve my frontend’s static files on one hand, and django and its statics for the admin […]Read more "Deploying Django with Python 3"
Writing a realtime chat support using Python, Firebase and Parse Want to write a backend support for a realtime chat application ? Learn how to do it using Python, Firebase and Parse Today we have a lot of different chatting apps, especially on mobile phones. So, if you’re planning to write a chat application on […]Read more "Firebase + Parse"
One of the biggest obstacles towards mastery of git (if such a thing is possible) is understanding how branches work. Perhaps your everyday use of this particular version-control system is limited to the basic commands (add, commit, checkout, push, pull) which are enough to get by and get your work done. After all, your only […]Read more "Git Branches Demystified"
The first thing that we have to ask ourselves is: What is a Python decorator? Well, in a formal way “A decorator is the name used for a software design pattern. Decorators dynamically alter the functionality of a function, method, or class without having to directly use subclasses or change the source code of the […]Read more "Understanding Python Decorators: Static, Class, Abstract"
Hi there! My name is Martin Alderete (@alderetemartin) and I am Software Architect at Devsar. In this post I wanted to share my experience and some of what I’ve learned on my last trip to Brazil for the PyCon. The event was held the last November 7th, the conference was hosted in São José dos Campos […]Read more "My experience at Python Brazil 2015!"