Monthly Archive: November 2017

Microsoft announce official support for VSCode Python

Last week saw an interesting announcement from Microsoft MSDN blog. It announced that  Don Jayamanne, creator of the Python extension for Visual Studio Code joined Microsoft.  I was always impressed with the simplicity and usefulness of this extension and already wrote a blog post on that.  Don definitely deserve this recognition...

Django access control using LDAP

LDAP(Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is a popular way to  control access in enterprise environments. In this post,   I will demonstrate how this can be used with django. Setup LDAP module –  django-auth-ldap LDAP Server – Forum Systems LDAP Browser/editor(Optional) – Apache Directory Studio.   Demo Project The demo project will...

Django Unit Testing in VSCode

While PyCharm Pro might be the most popular IDE for Python development, the community version supports neither Django nor JavaScript . VSCode is a free opensource alternative which has pretty good Python support. Python is supported in VSCode using an extension.  A quick start guide on the extension can be found...