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Installing Django on IIS: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

- Sunday, February 12, 2017

Though many Django Developers might consider it blasphemous, sometimes it is actually necessary to deploy Django applications on Windows/IIS, especially when working with a client that has based its infrastructure around the Windows ecosystem. The “blasphemy” part comes from Django having really been targeted at the Unix environment, relying heavily on features like WSGI, FastCGI, and command-line tooling, all of which are foreign to Windows. Fortunately, Django/IIS compatibility is improving, thanks to the addition of features (which would otherwise be a kludge) on both the Windows and the Python+Django sides of the equation, thereby helping to resolve compatibility issues between these two disparate technical worlds.

Installing Django on IIS

How to setup FTP server on Ubuntu 16.04 with virtual users

Oleh Korkh - Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Sometimes you need set up an FTP for your project. In this article, I’ll show how you can setup FTP on your Ubuntu server. First of all, install vsftpd and PAM:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install vsftpd libpam-pwdfile

Save the old configuration file. Now we can work with blank configuration.

Under the hood of a software development process

Oleh Korkh - Monday, March 14, 2016

Here in The7bits we are developing custom software solutions for a wide range of clients. Modern software development is not a simple process. We should follow a lot of practices and processes for a good and reliable result. A complexity of modern software products is increasing dramatically for the last decade. It means that role of customer education is also increased. What do I mean when say “customer education”? I am talking about a complex of activities like meetings with clients, preparing information about different challenges in software development etc.

Which is the best chat service suitable for BC sites?

- Tuesday, August 25, 2015

 

Even if we have already chosen a type of live chat service for our site, we spent some time in order to see if there is a better option, therefore we tested three of them. We registered for all three, implemented the code on the site and eventually found a lot of differences. So we hope this information will be useful for other BC customers.





How To Develop a Custom Widget in Django

Oleh Korkh - Thursday, August 13, 2015

Sometimes you need a custom form widget for use with forms on frontend or in admin interface in Django. For such purposes Django provides a very useful tools for implement almost everything which you could want. In one of our projects we had a necessity to implement a widget for password with "Show" button. User should be able to click "Show" button and copy password to clipboard. Let's create something like that:


 

Better way is create the separate file widgets.py. Than we can write something like that:

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