Azure Cloud Services

Azure Cloud Services

The Azure cloud service offerings is quite extensive. According to Microsoft, the Azure ecosystem is a collection that has more than 200 products and cloud services that can be leveraged to power any online business challenges. With Azure, you can manage your applications in a hybrid environment, across multiple clouds, or at the edge with any of your favorite tools and frameworks. With that being said the four most common types of cloud services with regard to infrastructure as a service are Compute, Storage, Networking, and Databases.…

Azure Cloud Computing

Azure Cloud Computing

What is cloud computing? The official definition of cloud computing is the method of utilizing a network of servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than using a local server or computer for these tasks. When you talk about a local computer, that may also be referred to as a computer being On-Premise or On-Prem. In this tutorial, we’ll review all of the concepts you need to know to be comfortable with Azure Cloud Computing.…

Django Static Files

Django Static Files

So far we have not seen any Cascading Style Sheets, JavaScript code, or Image files in our simple Django app. These types of files are referred to as static files. These types of files don’t typically change, therefore we refer to them as static. The templates that we have been working with do change since there is logic inside of them and they output data conditionally based on that logic.…

Django Block Content

Django Block Content

Block Content in Django is the concept of working with Template Inheritance. As you add more templates to your project, you will notice that a lot of the markup is duplicated. Every template will have an opening <HTML> tag, an opening <head> tag, a closing </head> tag, a closing </HTML> tag and so on and so forth. The general structure of the HTML document stays fairly consistent, while the content inside the structure may change.…

How To Use Django Tags

How To Use Tags Django

Tags are a key component of Django Templates and they make it possible to embed simple logic into Django templates during the rendering process. This is important because it is not possible to use raw Python in an HTML template since Python runs on the server and not in a Web Browser. Tags bridge this divide and facilitate the ability to output content, act as a control structure, enable if/else logic, and provide looping functionality over dynamic data passed to a template.…

Django Template Filters

Django Template Filters

As we saw in the interpolation tutorial, we are able to output dynamic data in Django Templates using variables the are enclosed in the special opening {{ and closing }} curly brace characters. Django also offers a way to perform various types of data formatting right in the template by use of filters. Filters are like simple built-in functions that you can call using a special pipe | syntax.…