2 Common errors while setting up phpMyAdmin on Mac OSX

You might encounter the following two errors while installing phpMyAdmin on OSX Login without password is forbidden by the configuration ( See AllowNoPassword ) #2002 can not login tot the MySQL server Here are the fixes for the above two errors. 1. Open phpMyAdmin configuration located at (phpMyAdmin Folder)/config.inc.php and change $cfg[‘Servers’][$i][‘AllowNoPassword’] = False; to

Django | Set the defulat ordering rule for queries in the models

Though we can specify order explicitly in queries like below Posts.objects.order_by(‘published’) it is repetitive and most of the times we will want to order by a particular field. We can specify the order in the models like this

Restrict Django Templates From Deleting Data.

Django allows method calls inside template system. Though this is an useful feature, some of the methods will have side effects. Mostly the ones that alter data. Say, for instance, you have a UserAccount object that has a delete() method. If a template includes something like {{ account.delete }}, where account is a UserAccount object,

What do Dollar and Caret ( $ and ^) sign in Django urls mean?

$ and ^ are regular expression characters that have a special meaning: the caret means “require that the pattern matches the start of the string,” and the dollar sign means “require that the pattern matches the end of the string.” For example consider the  following url pattern

Without the dollar sign at the end

Right way to break Django code for debugguing

Django traceback is a very helpful tool in Django development. It saves us from the boring tasking of writing print statements to track variables. Traceback doesn’t kick when there is no error.  There may be no coding errors but there is a flaw in our application logic which we want to debug. In such cases

A complete guide to Integrating MongoDB with Elastic Search

After almost two weeks and several re-installs and fresh installs, I finally got to integrate mongodb and elastic search. Here is a step by step procedure on how to integrate them. If you follow this procedure carefully,  it will prevent errors like Exception: java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: com.mongodb.Mongo.fsyncAndLock() { “error” : “IndexMissingException[[testmongo] missing]”, “status” : 404 } Follow