Creating Raw SQL Migrations in Django

I am using Django, which has great support for PostgreSQL-specific functions in it’s ORM. I wanted to use a SearchVectorField inside my application and PostgreSQL recommends creating a trigger for to populate that column. Well that was easy enough but I .. READ MORE

Dakota Medical Foundation

Overview Dakota Medical Foundation hosts “Giving Hearts Day” (GHD)—a 24-hour give-a-thon—to benefit charities across North Dakota and parts of Northern Minnesota. In 2018, GHD helped 400+ nonprofit organizations by facilitating the generation of more than .. READ MORE

A Quick Tour of Joda Beans

One of my big headaches about Java is the amount of boilerplate code you need to put in to make things work right. Especially in POJOs. I mean, is the solution to always run “generate .. READ MORE

docker – adding commands to containers

Introduction I am fully invested living within docker containers. Utilizing containers makes switching between versions of various applications easy. However, leveraging tools within that container can be frustrating; as many standard commands are missing. For .. READ MORE

GraphQL: Most of the Parts

Hello! My name is Dustin Schau and I hope to share some knowledge with you about… you guessed it, GraphQL! I intend for this to be a gentle introduction to foundational concepts of GraphQL. In .. READ MORE