Category Git

Git hooks, issue tracker and Git Flow

At Agilize a common developer workflow involves the usage of Jira for issue tracking, Git + Git Flow for versioning code, Slack for communication and programmer’s tools like IDE, Text...

Category Tools

Integrating PyCharm with Pyenv

PyCharm is my favorite IDE and undoubtedly a powerful tool. It gives you great shortcuts and a set of tools that prevent the programmer from dealing with many windows. One...

Category Web Development

Python + Elasticsearch

So you got lots of documents and need fast querying, huh? Or you have tons of data and need to process and extract metrics. Either way, Elasticsearch (ES) can be...

Providing static files in your Django app with Amazon S3

It is well-known that Django does not provide static files. Using a WSGI Middleware to address the issue is not the right way to provide static files and, thus, this...

Prepare your Django app to be deployed at Heroku

It is really exciting to build our own projects and see it working on production environment, right? Some developers might think deploying a Django app to a server is a...

Category Career

Tips on Coding/Technical Challenges

It is common for Software Engineers/Programmers/Developers to face a coding/technical challenge in recruitment processes. The challenge consists of programming assignments designed to exam candidates mainly regarding hard skills (e.g. programming...

The Agilist Programmer

A recent conversation with a friend brought up important aspects of software development. Some characteristics like constant feedback, short cycles and fast learning might drive your mind to think about...

Remote Lifestyle

TL;DR It’s been three months working remotely and I want to share what I learnt from the perspective of a person that has never worked remotely before.

Category Misc

Creating bulletproof command-line scripts

The life of a backend developer involves creating some scripts to be executed in the production environment. For instance, you might need to update many records at once, trigger events...

Category Reviews

Review: Cloud Native DevOps with Kubernetes

Particularly, I like the content produced by O’Reilly media and Cloud Native DevOps with Kubernetes is not an exception. After trying some books and courses I found a complete overview...

Category Books

Review: Cloud Native DevOps with Kubernetes

Particularly, I like the content produced by O’Reilly media and Cloud Native DevOps with Kubernetes is not an exception. After trying some books and courses I found a complete overview...

Category RecSys

Getting Started with Recommender Systems: Part I

I have been studying Recommender Systems (RecSys) for the past few months. Many topics are scattered in the Internet and I thought about condensating the main concepts into a series...