Breyten Ernsting

Webdeveloper at Open State Foundation.

Sending Emails Asynchronously With Devise and Sidekiq

If you’re building a website that supports user logins and use Devise to manage that, you’ll soon find out that it sends out emails synchronously by default. This is not a good practice, as it’s not something that a user visiting your site should have to wait for. There is a solution to make this work asynchronously, however.

Tracking Django Projects in Recents

Recents is a nice little project that shows the programming projects you most recently worked on. An awesome idea, but it currently ships with only limited support for different kinds of development projects. More specifically, it has no support for Django projects yet. Fortunately, you can add it yourself.