8 Useful Django Dumpdata and Loaddata Commands

Dumpdata and loaddata are Django management commands useful for dealing with fixtures - a collection of files that contain the serialized contents of the database. Here I'll list some of the advanced operations you can perform with those commands.

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How NOT To Be a Code Monkey

Are you fully aware of the purpose of the product you're developing and how it will affect the users? Do you actively participate in the development process, giving your input on how to improve this product? Are you on your way to becoming an expert in your domain? If no, then my friend, you are a typical code monkey. But don't worry, you are not alone and - more importantly - there is a cure.

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Bamboo Cloud Will Be Discontinued. What Are Our Options?

This post was written in collaboration with Lahiru Amaratunga The software project that I work on has been relying on Atlassian’s cloud tools for over five years now. We use Jira for issue tracking and Agile process, Bitbucket for code repository hosting, Confluence for documentation and Bamboo for build, test and release packaging. All of them are cloud offerings from Atlassian.

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How A Simple Change in Your Thinking Pattern Can Lead You to More Success

Here is a little Friday treat. Shawn Achor is a Harvard-trained psychologist known for his advocacy of positive psychology. In this highly entertaining 12min TED talk, Achor shares some of his most important finds and observations that are sure to brighten up your morning, as well as give you some food for thought.

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How to Limit the Number of Concurrent Threads in C#

This is how you can limit the number of concurrent threads in C# using SemaphoreSlim.

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A Practical Guide to Integrating Java Programs with Virustotal API

Virustotal has a web UI for high level end users and HTTP-based API for developers. I have written a client library to cover all the features provided by this API. Developers can easily use this library without worrying about underlying HTTP stuff.

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