Category: Development

  • Git repo and Visual Studio 2017

    When using Git as the source control system within Visual Studio, if you use a different location to create your local repos than the default it can be a pain to amend it each time. This post will show how the default repo location can be updated… The default location for Git repos in Visual…

  • C# console app to test return codes

    To help test a larger piece of work, I needed a small application that I could pass a return code to that would then simply pass it back. This app would simulate TestExecute so that I can then write some Powershell to work with the return code locally rather than having to run the full…

  • Creating the “polls” Django app

    From the online documentation… Projects vs Apps: An app is a web application that does something, a project is a collection of configuration and apps. A project can contain multiple apps and an app can be in multiple projects. Apps can live anywhere on the Python path. Creating the polls app 1) Create the app…

  • Installing python and Django on Windows

    Some notes on installing python amd Django on a Windows system. 1) download Anaconda3 (2.4.1) www.continuum.io/downloads * creates full phyton 3.5 environment with data analysis packages 2) check if django is installed C:\Users\john.knight>python -c “import django; print(django.get_version())” Traceback (most recent call last): File “<string>”, line 1, in <module> ImportError: No module named django 3) check…