Saving SSH session in Terminal

For Windows users, use PuTTY. For Mac users, locate to .ssh folder which is under the root folder and create a file named “config” – you can simply use TextEdit. Note: since .ssh folder is hidden, you can type the below command to view hidden files. In your “config’ file, write and save the server… Continue reading Saving SSH session in Terminal

Google App Engine – How to build a user profile page with webapp2

The idea of building a unique page for each user is very similar to building a page for each post. You can simply use the ID of a user entity. Since I already have an entity for user, I do not need to create another one. Therefore, I only need to create a class. Before… Continue reading Google App Engine – How to build a user profile page with webapp2

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)