Augusto Destrero, PhD

Freelance developer and sysadmin

System administrator
System administrator

Linux server administration, Docker, AWS.

Full stack developer
Full stack developer

Django, REST APIs, Vue.js, Bootstrap, PHP, jQuery.

Wordpress developer
Wordpress developer

Plugin and theme development and optimization.

From my blog:

  • Sun 23 January 2022
  • web

Django Rest Framework authentication: the easy way

Django Rest Framework authentication in your web application should be easy and secure. Forget JWT and use the good-old Django sessions in this step-by-step tutorial.

Integrate Axios with Django Rest Framework

In this quick tutorial I'll show you how to integrate Axios and Django Rest Framework with only few lines of code.

  • Tue 12 January 2021
  • web

How to accept Paypal payments on your Django application

Are you developing a Django application and you want to accept payments? In this tutorial you'll learn how to integrate Django and Paypal.

  • Fri 08 May 2020
  • web

Django on a production server

Is your Django project ready for production? Follow this guide to bring your Django project on a production server. Quick and easy!

  • Mon 20 April 2020
  • web

Remote debugging a Django project in VS Code

In this tutorial you will learn how to use VS Code for remote debugging. I'll show you how to debug a Django application running on a remote SSH server or in a Docker container.

  • Fri 27 March 2020
  • web

Optimize Django memory usage

Sometimes the Django ORM can use a lot of RAM when dealing with very large querysets. Follow these simple methods to optimize Django memory usage.

How to repair a corrupted MySQL database

Did your MySQL database got corrupted? Don't you have a recent backup? In this post I'll present three simple methods to restore your data.

MySQL incremental backup with mysqldump and rdiff-backup

In this post I will show you a simple method to perform a MySQL incremental backup. This method is quite effective for small and medium databases.

Geocode addresses with Google Sheets and Google Geocoding API

Do you have a list of addresses and want to obtain the coordinates? Follow this simple guide to integrate Google Geocoding API and Google Sheets.

Convert a Mercurial repository to Git

As you may know Bitbucket is sunsetting Mercurial support, so this is a perfect time to understand how to convert a Mercurial repository to Git. Here I’ll show how to do it very quickly on Ubuntu 18.04.