Category Archives: Technology

Geeky stuff

Revisiting Home NAS

A while ago I blogged about turning an old PC into a NAS server, while it was fine and dandy it worked pretty well, until it refused to boot up again. So being data safety paranoid person, I went to purchase a NAS off the shelve, lucky PBTech had an incorrect price labelled, and I was able… Read More »

Laravel for Django developers, part 2

Global functions I am seeing a lot of framework specific global functions but don’t know where they come from, such as “view()”, “redirect()” etc etc. ORM Again, as mentioned in part 1, since we are creating migration files first, then we won’t be able to define FK relationships directly point to another model. According to… Read More »

Laravel for Django developers, part 1

Project Structure After setting up the quickstart project, I feel the project structure is quite different to Django. In Django a lot of code are organised in “app” domain, but it seems to me that multi-app is not something out-of-the-box in Laravel: https://laracasts.com/discuss/channels/general-discussion/laravel-5-multi-app-or-modular-applications Instead, it seems the apps in Django is more similar to the… Read More »

Laravel for Django Developers, prelude.

It appeared to me that “Laravel” is kind of similar to Django in the way of implementation concept, so this is my obvious choice. I did a google search “Laravel for Django developers” and got pretty much nothing useful, sure, who would have move back to PHP from Python? I think this only happens in… Read More »

One goal reached, a few days late

I sorta set myself some goals randomly and one was trying to reach 5k points on Stackoverflow before 2016, but I was a few points short before the new years eve. This morning at mid January 2016, 25 more points added to my profile so I am over 5k goal now.