My Running Achievements of 2018

I am a big fan of Strava and use it not only to keep a record of my running activities, but also, to get a glimpse of what I have achieved at the end of each year. The following video was made by the folks from Strava, and is a…

Comments on the Blog Are Now Powered by GitHub

I have wanted to move away from using Disqus for quite some time. Nothing personal against its service. Disqus is very popular among bloggers and works well, but it also adds a bunch of tracking scrips to every page it gets installed on. This seems too much to my taste,…

Use Dotenv Files When Developing Your Python Apps

Hard-coding configuration is bad. This is one of the things that newbie programmers learn quickly after they realize that have committed sensitive information to a public GitHub repository. And it happens so easily. Often, you are in the spur of the moment, wanting to test something locally, when you figure…