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Setting up a portable PostgreSQL server to carry on an USB stick

Setting up a portable PostgreSQL server to carry on an USB stick

Even though I can use sqlite to develop in my portable Django environment (see my previous post: Setting up a portable Django development environment with virtualenvs on Windows to carry on a USB stick), I still wanted to be able to use a real DB engine like PostgreSQL so I looked for a way to make it...
When JavaScript frameworks become more than just scripts...

When JavaScript frameworks become more than just scripts…

Nowadays, JavaScript has become almost mandatory in brand new web applications that rock! In the past, what I have always reproached to JavaScript is that web applications were becoming hard to maintain because of all the pieces of JavaScript scripts spread out all over. This is the end of this mess thanks to the creation...
Installing lxml in a simple and quick way on Windows

Installing lxml in a simple and quick way on Windows

I needed to install lxml on my portable Django/Python development environment I talked about in this post: Setting up a portable Django development environment with virtualenvs on Windows to carry on a USB stick Using “pip install lxml” did not work and the documentation on the lxml official website about how installing it on Windows is...
Setting up a portable Django development environment with virtualenvs on Windows to carry on a USB stick

Setting up a portable Django development environment with virtualenvs on Windows to carry on a USB stick

Do you need to work on any other computers than yours in which you do not want to (cannot) install everything you want? Do you want to bring with you on a USB stick your working Django development environment and your projects? Then, follow this tutorial. My goal was to be able to bring with...