10 Tips for Upgrading to Django 2.0
The much anticipated Django 2.0 was recently released and we are updating Pinax apps, client projects, and our own sites. This offers the perfect opportunity to share our process and some of the most common issues.
Recently I updated eldarion-ajax to have more robust tests along with 100% test coverage. I wanted to get to this point before I venture into some potentially aggressive refactoring.
How We Maintain High Levels of Code Quality
For a long time, we used TravisCI and Coveralls for executing lint checkers and tests and tracking our code coverage. These are fine tools but we've recently switched to CircleCI and CodeCov. This is our default setup for projects.
An Ajax UX Pattern for Creating, Updating, and Ordering Items
It can be fairly common to have situations where your users need to quickly add items to a list, edit those items, and perhaps even sort them. Ideally, we can keep the user focused on their data and tasks rather than how to navigate the software facilitating the work.
How Eldarion Delivers Predictable Projects
We have run a lot of successful projects with Trello following a rough Kanban-style approach that focuses on continuous delivery. However, as we have taken on projects that involve more people and have longer timelines, the process and tooling left us wanting more.
How to Design React Components with a Live Style Guide
In building wine.study, we quickly got to the point where we were experiencing a development bottleneck in the construction of components. This bottleneck occurred due to a number of reasons. We solved it with a live style guide.
ReactJS: To Use, or Not to Use
Previously, we discussed the 5 reasons you should consider React, but it's not always the ideal choice technically. Let's outline when and when it does not make sense from a technical feasibility perspective.