Learn how to create a production-ready Django web platform using cookiecutter-django, deployed to AWS Ubuntu 18.04 with Nginx, Gunicorn, Redis and MySQL. I’ve refined the following “best practice” comprehensive setup procedure to ensure that I get each project setup consistently, the right way, the first time.
Get your Letsencrypt SSL certificate working on your AWS EC2 Amazon Linux 2 Apache instance in just a few minutes with this detailed step-by-step how-to guide.
How do you automatically deploy from Github if your repo is private? The first time I had to this it was a nightmare, simply because the Github documentation assumes that all of its users possess a knowledge base bordering on the absurd. The reality is that setting this up is
Tutor for Docker simplifies the process of getting an Open edX installation up and running. If you are installing Open edX for evaluation purposes, or if your installation will support less than say, 1,000 learners, then you should seriously consider using Tutor to install the platform rather than using the
Whether you’re changing hosting providers or trying to clone a WordPress site to jumpstart a new project, rest assured that you can copy, migrate or rename your site in a matter of minutes. But there are a couple of details with the inner workings of WordPress that can cause problems.
Lets take a closer look at using Zappa in a real-world development environment for a full-featured Django app deployed to an AWS Lambda function, with static assets loaded to S3 and served by Cloudfront.
In this tutorial we take a look at the Open edX UI architecture and some of its foundational technologies. Key styling principals are illustrated with a detailed set of practical examples that you can put to work in your own comprehensive theme.
Maybe you’re like me. On my first Open edX platform I thought, “how difficult could it be?”. Well, pretty difficult. the Open edX UI is complicated for several reasons, and until you understand a few basic principals any modification, no matter how minor, will be a challenge. But with this
The official Native Open edX Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit Installation guide frankly states that “Setting up production configurations is beyond the scope of this wiki page.” So what exactly is the difference between the sandbox installation described in the official documentation, versus a true production installation? Let’s find out.
WP Rocket is a $39-dollar caching and performance optimization plugin built by WP-Media to improve the loading speed of WordPress websites. I use it on this blog. Lets take a closer look at what it does and whether you should consider using it.