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Guides, how-to’s and tutorials for some of our biggest engineering challenges.

October 22, 2012

Beginner DevOps with Django and Fabric

The Intro Now that Yeti's been working with Django for quite some time, we've built up a significant number of tools and libraries we use out of the box on every project. It's gotten to the point where we have a fairly large step by step process when we're spinning up a new skeleton project. Everytime we add a new step to the process it ends up becoming that much more difficult to maintain, teach, and follow.

October 17, 2012

So You Want to Build an App...

So you say you're looking to build an app and you have your idea fully flushed out. Laid out in the article ahead is the basic road map of what needs to get done to build your awesome app.

October 03, 2012

Optimizing JavaScript for runtime speed

This summer Brandon Jones of Motorola Mobility presented a talk about efficient JavaScript vector math [1]. The concepts presented in this JavaScript meetup talk are beneficial to make JavaScript run faster in any codebase. Here are some of the principles that a developer should take:

April 23, 2012

Pros/Cons of common programming languages.

Today developers use Wordpress, Django and other frameworks such as Drupal and Joomla to create websites and mobile applications. Why do some developers mainly use Wordpress for building sites while others use programs such as Django, Drupal and Joomla?

March 18, 2012

Yeti Goes to PyCon 2012

Yeti's development team attended PyCon this past week in Santa Clara, CA. PyCon is a development focused conference for the Python programming language. We have a dedication to Python here at Yeti since it powers the Yeti system's cloud based server logic and web platform using the Django framework. The team attended several classes at the beginning of PyCon such as Advanced Python Techniques and Django in Depth taught by Raymond Hettinger and James Bennett respectively. Both instructors were great and extremely informative!