Just my ramberlings

Cleaning up your repo in Git

Posted on September 3rd, 2019

Sometimes we just shouldn't commit certain files or directories. However sometimes things do slip through the cracks, let’s say you have already added/committed some files to your git repository and you then add them to your ; these files will still be present in your repository…

Converting dates from an API response in a Django Template

Posted on September 2nd, 2019

As you might of read I struggled getting data from an API into my Django templates. Once I did I came across another issue, dates...bloody full formatted dates. Dates formats such as this: this data format was how the API presented one of the fields I needed. How the hell could…

Getting API into your templates with Django

Posted on September 1st, 2019

It started by giving myself a project. Building a dashboard for our Customer Success team, bringing all our platforms into one UI. This, of course, meant I had to use APIs to populate the data. You can read about this more in depth here I started to build the dashboard using…