In this article, I discuss how Webucator made the swtich from ColdFusion, SQL Server, and many different JavaScript frameworks running on AWS – a stack we had been using for sixteen years – to Python, Django, PostgreSQL, and Vue.js running on Heroku.

You may have noticed that there is no difference in size between an h1 heading and h2 heading within an article or section element. That’s weird. In this article, I’ll explain why it is, and the current recommendation for HTML heading levels.

Every once in a while, we need to make an edit to a video for which we already have closed captioning. If the edit affects the length of the video; for example, if we removed or added a segment to the video; then we will also need to edit the WebVTT file. Doing so manually […]

Being a techie means constant learning. Whether you’re a newbie web developer or an experienced programmer, you are bound to find yourself banging your head against a wall, trying to figure out why the new software you installed isn’t behaving correctly or why the program you just wrote is not working. Luckily, there are a […]

This article shows you how to get Oracle’s demo HR schema, which is used in Oracle tutorials, documentation, and in Webucator’s Oracle courses.

Learn how to install the free version of Oracle: Oracle Database Express Edition (XE) version 21c and SQL Developer, Oracle’s free tool for developing and managing databases.

The default datetime widget in Django admin takes up too much vertical space and its behavior can be improved.

I’ve made a lot of customization to Django admin using JavaScript. Although Django admin supports jQuery and will continue to do so in Django 4.0, I stick to vanilla JavaScript. In this article, I explain why.

Django’s syndication framework makes it pretty simple to create RSS feeds. It is a little trickier if you want to create separate feeds based on a category or a tag. For example, we have a feed at /articles/django/feed/ that returns articles about Django and a feed at /articles/python/feed/ that returns articles about Python. In this […]