Creating My Own Blogging Engine Part 3

In part 2 we setup the model and added a post using the basic admin forms. So let's start by adding some pizzazz to the admin forms.


Before customizing the admin, I want to have a Featured Image for the blog posts, and after some research, the ...

Creating My Own Blogging Engine Part 2

Continuing from part 1, Let's get the model sorted out.


To keep things simple, a blog post is made up of the following data elements:

  • ID
  • Title
  • Slug
  • Category
  • Status
  • Publication Date
  • Content

To keep things simple, I plan on using the django admin to ...

Creating My Own Blogging Engine Part 1

I was starting to feel a bit stressed because my job no longer has me doing development work. I love the work I'm doing. Video editing and helping out with video production and management is a great creative challenge, but I'm still a programmer at heart and need to write ...

Calm River

The river looks nice and calm this morning.

Using Ulysses to Reignite My Writing

I've been struggling with my re-write / edit of a novel length project. It's been very difficult for me to grab any sizable amount of time to work on the project. Well, that's not entirely accurate. The time is there, but finding a chunk of time when I'm also motivated ...