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In the ideal world, project managers would be able to focus on one project at a time. However, that's not how it usually works. Throughout most of my career, my fellow PMs and I are usually juggling a minimum of three different projects, some big and some small. Juggling multiple project takes a fairly high level of organization in order to stay on top of everything. This article shares some tips on getting and staying organized.

In the ideal world, project managers would be able to focus on one project at a time. However, that's not how it usually works. Throughout most of my career, my fellow PMs and I are usually juggling a minimum of three different projects, some big and some small. Juggling multiple project takes a fairly high level of organization in order to stay on top of everything. This article shares some tips on getting and staying organized.

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What is the difference between a Fork and a Clone of a GitHub repository? Having never really understood the difference between forking a repository and cloning one, I decided to do some research and here is what I have determined.

What is the difference between a Fork and a Clone of a GitHub repository? Having never really understood the difference between forking a repository and cloning one, I decided to do some research and here is what I have determined.

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Credit: Haki Benita, 07-Jun-2017, 5 Ways to Make Django Admin Safer
Credit: Haki Benita, 07-Jun-2017, 5 Ways to Make Django Admin Safer

Using colors to distinguish different environments or databases has always been a nice way to make sure you are working in the right place. This article explains how to use that trick to keep you production and development environments visually distinct.

Using colors to distinguish different environments or databases has always been a nice way to make sure you are working in the right place. This article explains how to use that trick to keep you production and development environments visually distinct.

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A while back, I wrote about setting up a Django website on an Windows web server via IIS (see this article). One of the most laborious steps in this process is to set up your environmental variables for the site in IIS.

There is a way to automate these steps using the Windows Power ...

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The Internet Information Services Manager (IIS) from Microsoft is used on Windows Web servers. Most days, people are using Azure and other cloud services to host their websites, so it is often difficult to find help for using Django on stand-alone IIS servers. After lots of research and frustration, I cobbled together some steps to help set up a Django website on IIS.

The Internet Information Services Manager (IIS) from Microsoft is used on Windows Web servers. Most days, people are using Azure and other cloud services to host their websites, so it is often difficult to find help for using Django on stand-alone IIS servers. After lots of research and frustration, I cobbled together some steps to help set up a Django website on IIS.

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Out of all of the tutorials and classes I have taken along my learning to code journey, I rarely came across anything that was directed at Windows users. So I decided I needed to switch from Windows to a Mac.

Out of all of the tutorials and classes I have taken along my learning to code journey, I rarely came across anything that was directed at Windows users. So I decided I needed to switch from Windows to a Mac.

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Cookiecutter Django by Daniel Greenfeld is a framework that allows a quick start for setting up production-ready Django projects quickly. In this article, we'll detail what the set up steps are on a Windows machine.

Cookiecutter Django by Daniel Greenfeld is a framework that allows a quick start for setting up production-ready Django projects quickly. In this article, we'll detail what the set up steps are on a Windows machine.

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Image Source: Wikipedia via successyeti.com/communication/types-communication-verbal-non-verbal/2015/06/12
Image Source: Wikipedia via successyeti.com/communication/types-communication-verbal-non-verbal/2015/06/12

We communicate every day with the people around us in so many ways. Verbal and non-verbal interaction is as natural as breathing. So why is effective communication so hard to master?

We communicate every day with the people around us in so many ways. Verbal and non-verbal interaction is as natural as breathing. So why is effective communication so hard to master?

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The normalization of data refers to the process of cleaning up the structure of the data in order to reduce redundancy and dependency of the data.


A database is a collection of data that is stored permanently and typically has an interface allowing user interaction.