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5 Signs It’s Time For a Custom CMS

A content management system (CMS) makes managing and publishing content to your website a breeze. And most digital marketing teams adopt one of the popular ready-made platforms, like WordPress or Drupal, when first launching their business. However, as with any …
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5 Reasons You Need a Multi-Distribution Channel CMS

Whether you are a publisher or marketer, content is pivotal to your role. It either is your product or your product’s success depends on it. But generating the engaging content your brand requires is only half of your challenge. In …
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Python Package Manager Shootout

tl;dr I built a benchmark for Python Package managers, you can view it at https://lincolnloop.github.io/python-package-manager-shootout/ When starting a new Python project, you have a few different options for how you want to manage your dependencies. Like Node.js has npm, yarn, …
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Choosing a Django Version

One of the first things you need to do when starting a new Django project is to choose which version of Django you are going to use. At any given time, there could be as many as three supported Django …
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Distributed Locking in Django

As you start scaling an application out horizontally (adding more servers/instances), you may run into a problem that requires distributed locking. That's a fancy term, but the concept is simple. Sometimes you have to be sure that when a block …
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Goodconf: A Python Configuration Library

I've been working quite a bit lately on streamlining Lincoln Loop's standard deployment systems. One thorn we've always had is how to handle application configuration. In the past, we would have our configuration management system write the configuration out to …