Change a django password manually

The other day I’ve been confronted with a strange situation: I forgot the admin password for a django application. I was playing with installing my own pypi repository, I’ve configured and deployed a test application and, after a couple of weeks, I forgot the password. I tried several times bu I knew that I used […]

Fix “Damaged app” Message

TL;DR: Use xattr -rc /location/MyApplication.app (see here). I use to save all my apps on my NAS. The other day I wanted to use an old app for colour palette. I’ve downloaded it from my NAS and…: “MyApplication” is damaged and can’t be opened. Delete “MyApplication” and download it again from the App Store! What? It’s my […]

Picking Colours for Your Application

While working to get a theme for my new app Epso View (Play and Amazon), I’ve identified two types of websites: Inspiration (like dribbble or materialup) Combinations (like colourlovers or materialui) You can use the inspiration sites to get inspired; what colours work together, would your app look light or dark… Then, you can use […]

Easy django applications with cookiecutter

Now I’m trying to create a bunch of django applications and I’ve got tired of creating everything from scratch. So, here are the steps I’m using to easy create a new django app: Create a new virtual environment. This is vital. It allows you to set up your own versions, not pollute the default installation […]

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