SaaS

A collection of 44 articles

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Blackjack
  • #Exercism
  • #comparisons
  • #strings

Blackjack and Bugs - Building SaaS with Python and Django #151

In this episode, we started with a Python exercise on Exercism that explored Blackjack. We wrote functions that handled some of Blackjack’s core rules. After the Python exercise, we …

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Exercism
  • #runserver

Development Cached Templates - Building SaaS with Python and Django #150

In this episode, I ran through a Python exercise on Exercism that focused on strings. Then we moved onto the homeschool app and fixed an issue with templates that were cached during …

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #PDFs
  • #CSS

Exercism and PDF Page Numbering - Building SaaS with Python and Django #149

In this episode, we started to work on Python learning problems on Exercism. Then I added page numbers to PDFs on my homeschool app.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Sentry

How To Add Sentry - Building SaaS with Python and Django #148

In this episode, I switched my error management system from Rollbar to Sentry and walked through some of Sentry’s features.

  • #Django
  • #Python
  • #SaaS
  • #Heroku
  • #htmx

Heroku Stack Upgrade - Building SaaS with Python and Django #147

In this episode, I did some upgrades. We upgraded the app to the latest Heroku stack, upgraded htmx to the latest version, then worked on a small feature to add an empty state to a page when …

  • #Django
  • #Python
  • #JavaScript
  • #FormData
  • #SaaS

JavaScript FormData - Building SaaS with Python and Django #146

In this episode, we finished off one of the dynamic features of my homeschool app that required working with some JavaScript. I showed off what I learned about some of my mistakes from the …

  • #Django
  • #Python
  • #SaaS

Customer Features - Building SaaS with Python and Django #145

In this episode, we picked up some customer features to improve the app. I knocked out the first feature pretty quickly. The second feature involved working with FormData in the DOM, which …

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #SaaS

Delete Task UX - Building SaaS with Python and Django #144

In this episode, I worked on an issue to improve the user experience when deleting a task. The previous version forgot the user’s position in a task delete, and we updated the view so …

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #SaaS

flake8-bugbear - Building SaaS with Python and Django #143

In this episode, I updated my app to use flake8-bugbear. I fixed the issues that popped up and talked about strategies to manage adding new tools.

  • #Django
  • #Python
  • #SaaS

Finish Teacher Checklist - Building SaaS with Python and Django #142

In this episode, we finished off the teacher checklist feature in the homeschool app. I tied together all the loose ends, checked the feature end to end, and wrote the unit tests to complete …

  • #Django
  • #Python
  • #SaaS

Teacher Checklist Editing - Building SaaS with Python and Django #141

In this episode, I returned to the teacher checklist feature and started work on the edit page that will allow users to customize what they see on the checklist.

  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Python

Extract a New Open Source Package - Building SaaS with Python and Django #140

In this episode, I pulled out code from homeschool application and started a new open source project for a portion that I thought would be useful for others. The new package, which I have …

  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Python

Teacher Checklist Model - Building SaaS with Python and Django #139

In this episode, we created a new model for the teacher checklist feature that I recently added to my homeschool app. This new checklist model will enable users to filter out courses that …

  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Python

Teacher Checklist Template - Building SaaS with Python and Django #138

In this episode, I started by finishing off some refactoring work that I began on the previous stream. Once that was wrapped up, I built the data for the teacher checklist with the context …

  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Python

Refactoring and New Features - Building SaaS with Python and Django #137

In this episode, I continued on the teacher checklist for the homeschooling app. We added data to the context and this required some refactoring to be able to reuse data from other parts of …

  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Python

New App In Project - Building SaaS with Python and Django #136

In this episode, I broke ground on a brand new feature. The feature will be a task checklist for teachers. Since the checklist is directly for teachers, I created a new Django app named …

  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Python

Brew Install The World - Building SaaS with Python and Django #135

In this episode, I tried to get started after a long break, but my virtual environment was broken. This entire episode is a journey deep into Python installing world. Did I come out on the …

  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Python

User Requests - Building SaaS with Python and Django #134

In this episode, we took a break between big projects and worked on some smaller usability features requested by users of the app.