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  • #Django
  • #SaaS

Form Features and CSS - Building SaaS with Python and Django #128

In this episode, we worked on a user requested feature that improves a workflow for task management in the homeschool app. After completing the feature, I returned to the PDF bundle project to add CSS styling to the PDF report.

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  • #Django
  • #SaaS

Upgrade to Tailwind CSS v3 - Building SaaS with Python and Django #127

In this episode, I upgraded my app to switch from Tailwind CSS v2 to v3. We worked through the migration guide to make all the needed changes to work with v3. Then I upgraded my development tools to make Tailwind updates as I develop my templates.

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  • #Django
  • #SaaS

Admin Interface For PDFs - Building SaaS with Python and Django #126

In this episode, I need tools to inspect some PDF reports that I’m building that customers of my homeschool app will use at the end of the school year. I build the admin tools that allow me to see these PDFs quickly.

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  • #Django
  • #SaaS

Ordering Existing Models - Building SaaS with Python and Django #125

In this episode, we built out a customer requested feature of adding order of grade levels within the school year of my homeschool app. This will allow users to change the display of crucial pages within the app.

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  • #Django
  • #SaaS

Zip Archive HTTP Response - Building SaaS with Python and Django #124

In this episode, we continued to build the PDF reporting feature. The focus on the stream was on building the zip archive file as the HTTP response. This will be the container for future PDF reports. I also started the setup for the weasyprint PDF package.

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  • #SaaS

PDF Bundle Report - Building SaaS with Python and Django #123

In this episode, we started work on a new feature for the homeschool application. This feature is a report bundle that will add PDFs of all school year activities to a zip archive for a customer’s record keeping purposes.

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  • #Django
  • #SaaS

Customer UX Feature - Building SaaS with Python and Django #122

In this episode, I added some user experience (UX) polish to my Django app to fill in a gap where users couldn’t quickly jump to their proper school year when their homeschool is between school years. We cleaned up the view, modified a template, and wrote the test to prove that the change works.

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  • #Threat modeling

Threat Modeling Jurassic Park with Python

How would John Hammond design the systems on Isla Nublar in 2021? Would he spare no expense to reduce risk of a disaster? We hope that his software engineers would employ the concept of threat modeling, one of the most important security skills in modern software development. Corey will give an overview of what threat modeling is, and how to use it to highlight security concerns early on in the SDLC. This will lead into a demonstration of using pytm, a Pythonic framework for threat modeling, to identify threats to Jurassic Park’s systems within your favorite Python IDE.

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  • #Django
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Customer Requests - Building SaaS with Python and Django #121

In this episode, we started by trying to add django-auto-prefetch. Unfortunately, it didn’t work well for my app. I decided to stop trying to add that package and switched to working on a feature request of one of my customers.

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Scheduling Bugs - Building SaaS with Python and Django #120

In this episode, I debugged a deep scheduling bug that was tricky to track down and understand.

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Working With django-htmx - Building SaaS with Python and Django #119

In this episode, I added django-htmx to help finish off a bulk task deletion feature for my homeschool app. We explored the features that are available in django-htmx, and I showed how to add django-htmx to my project and fully integrate the package.

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Bulk Delete Template - Building SaaS with Python and Django #118

In this episode, I worked on the bulk delete template that users will see when deleting tasks within the homeschool app.

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  • #Data Science
  • #Pandas
  • #FinRA
  • #markets

Pandas for Data Analysis

#Pandas is a great library for reading and manipulating data. Chris Malec gave an overview of pandas, focusing on how to read in some common data types, create filters to specific table cells, apply functions to your data, merge tables together, and create nice plots as well as summary tables from your data. For an application, Chris used some financial data, and briefly discussed his work at FinRA finding manipulative behavior in the US stock market. #Python #DataScience

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Bulk Delete Form - Building SaaS with Python and Django #117

In this episode, I worked on the bulk delete form that I need so that my customers can delete many tasks in the system at once.

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Bulk Delete View - Building SaaS with Python and Django #116

In this episode, I started a bulk delete view to make it possible for customers to delete many course tasks at once.

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Finish School Break Filtering - Building SaaS with Python and Django #115

In this episode, we finished the UI work and wrote the final tests needed to complete the school break filtering by student feature.

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Student Filtering UI - Building SaaS with Python and Django #114

In this episode, we worked on UI and form changes to enable the extra many to many filtering that enables school breaks to be applied to individual students.

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  • #SaaS

School Break Filters - Building SaaS with Python and Django #113

In this episode, we finished up making changes to the app to support filtering school breaks to students.