Google App Engine Migrating from db to ndb datastore – creating a commenting system with webapp2 (part 2)

This post will cover fetching comments associated with a particular post and rendering the comments using Jinja2 template. The concept is pretty much the same as using the db model. Check out the below code. I first built a key of the post and fetched the post to pass it into params. Then I fetched… Continue reading Google App Engine Migrating from db to ndb datastore – creating a commenting system with webapp2 (part 2)

How to create a blog comment system with webapp2 (on Google App Engine) – Part 2

From the previous post, I went over storing comments into db model and this post will cover how to rendered the store comments associated with questions that have those comments. It was actually simpler than I thought it would be. See the below code. What I did here is that I fetched the question entity… Continue reading How to create a blog comment system with webapp2 (on Google App Engine) – Part 2

How to create a blog comment system with webapp2 (on Google App Engine) – Part 1

I am developing a Q&A website. Therefore, people must be able to answer questions and this system would be the same as commenting on posts. This is going to be a little longer than other posts so I divided this post by 2 sections: 1. Creating database and storing comments. 2. Rendering comments using Jinja2… Continue reading How to create a blog comment system with webapp2 (on Google App Engine) – Part 1

Google App Engine (with Jinja2 and webapp2) – allow hyperlinks in your textarea using CKEditor

My webapp allows users to submit questions and answer questions. I wanted to allow users to be able to submit hypelinks as well as format their contents to make it more visual and informative. I discovered that I needed to use what’s called the “rich-text editor” which allows users to edit their contents within web… Continue reading Google App Engine (with Jinja2 and webapp2) – allow hyperlinks in your textarea using CKEditor

Google App Engine – Fix an error when adding another property to datastore (webapp2)

As mentioned in my previous post, I am currently developing a simple Q&A website. I was able to display a list of questions submitted by users but I also wanted to display who wrote the post on my front page . I simply added another property “firstName” of the user to my db model in… Continue reading Google App Engine – Fix an error when adding another property to datastore (webapp2)

Create a link to a list of post titles with webapp2 and Jinja2 (Google App Engine)

After taking an online course on Udacity, I started developing a simple Q&A website that allows users who are logged in to post questions from a simple html input form. Once a user submits a question, it then stores the question in the Google DB data store. Most of the below codes would be a review… Continue reading Create a link to a list of post titles with webapp2 and Jinja2 (Google App Engine)