Category Archives: Programming


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.  

Python OpenCV Facial Detection On OSX

Just a code snippet to demo Python script using OpenCV

Installation: pip install numpy (sometimes you might need to run as sudo) brew tap homebrew/science brew install opencv export PYTHONPATH=/usr/local/Cellar/opencv/ download the xml file and place it in the same folder.

RequireJS + Zurb Foundation

django-rest-framework: api versioning

Django Rest Framework is a very solid api framework, but it doesn’t provide out-of-box versioning mechanism, here is my attempt to implement version specific APIs. The goal is to achieve something like http://localhost:8000/api/(resource)/ http://localhost:8000/api/v1/(resource)/ plus allowing clients to specify the version in request header (X-Version), here is how we did it. Structure in side the… Read More »

My Vim Configuration

I have been using vim for a few years now and had been using my very own vim configuration, mainly with Nerdtree and CtrlP, in the past few days I have discovered a well packaged vim configuration with lots of plugins. But shortly I discovered that the tab space is set to 2, which I… Read More »

Django CMS Haystack 2.0 Search Index

Currently django-cms-search doesn’t support haystack 2.0 yet, so here is my modified version to work on haystack 2.0 based on