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GitHub
GitHub
Python
Python
Django
Django
Heroku
Heroku
PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL
uWSGI
uWSGI

I find I really like using GitHub because its issue tracker integrates really well into my project flow and the projects feature allows me to organize different efforts into boards. The automation features allow my issues to automatically progress through some states on the boards when I merge pull requests.

My Python / Django app is deployed on Heroku with PostgreSQL database and uWSGI webserver.

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Jeyabalaji Subramanian
Jeyabalaji Subramanian
CTO at FundsCorner · | 2 upvotes · 7.4K views
atFundsCornerFundsCorner
Flutter
Flutter
Dart
Dart

Recently we were looking for a tool to build cross platform mobile apps. The primary goals for us were two fold:

  1. Ability to rollout the mobile app fast. Being in the FinTech segment, our focus is more on usability & accuracy and less on the flashiness of the app in itself
  2. Our web development team must be able to build the mobile apps. The UI & UX fundamentals are pretty much the same.

With the above in mind, we evaluated React Native, Vue Nativescript and Flutter. While we were able to build fast in all these three choices, we chose Flutter for the following reasons:

Pre-built widgets: All the standard widgets that are required for us to build a functional app were readily available, & required minimal or no tweaking! It was pretty much like cooking up something on the web with Vue & Vuetify, which offer the fastest time frame from code to reality. The key differentiation Flutter offers over it's rivals is the native feel you get on all the widgets. No one can figure out whether it was built in Native android or Flutter.

Availability of Pre-built widgets in Flutter makes it a natural choice for going the fastest from design to reality.

Easy programming constructs & Hot Re-load: The component coding for Flutter is done through Dart. It is kind of a cross between Java & JavaScript. It is easy on the developers. I found asynchronous programming in Dart a breeze! Dart is one of the key reasons why you would build an app in record time with Flutter. Also, you will love the hot reload feature in Flutter, through which you can immediate validate the user interface and interactions.

Hot Re-load is one of the key features that makes development in Flutter a breeze.

Rich set of plugins & great documentation: Flutter eco-system has matured over a period of time. We were able to easily find solutions to various problems & all the plugins worked without breaking anything. For example, we wanted to build a web view for integrating with a Payment link & flutterwebviewplugin was readily available and we were zooming in less than 30 minutes!

With great documentation and eco-system, you are always a plugin or a widget away from completing your functionality!

Great support for Reactive State Management: We were spoilt for choices when we looked at the various options for implementing Reactive statement management. After looking at a number of options, we settled with RxDart and Provider Consumer (Bloc) pattern to implement reactive statement management.

You will be able to apply your hard earned reactive statement management skills in Flutter seamlessly & built beautiful reactive apps.

Easy integration with Android Native SDKs: Flutter provides platform interface to integrate with Native SDKs. Being in the FinTech industry, we were required to integrate with a number of industry standard SDKS for payments & KYC, which were available only in Native. We were to connect with these SDKs and code with ease with the platform interface.

In the end, we were able to build and release an end to end, material design compliant and functionality rich Borrower app within a matter of month and release it for Beta preview! If we had started out

With the announcement of Flutter for Web in this year's google I/O, I think Flutter is going to go big and will shake up the world of cross-platform development.

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Jelena Dedovic
Jelena Dedovic
Software Engineer · | 5 upvotes · 27.4K views
Tornado
Tornado
asyncio
asyncio
AIOHTTP
AIOHTTP
PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL
MSSQL
MSSQL

Investigating Tortoise ORM and GINO ORM...

I need to introduce some async ORM with the current stack: Tornado with asyncio loop, AIOHTTP, with PostgreSQL and MSSQL. This project revolves heavily around realtime and due to the realtime requirements, blocking during database access is not acceptable.

Considering that these ORMs are both young projects, I wondered if anybody had some experience with similar stack and these async ORMs?

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Joshua Dean K√ľpper
Joshua Dean K√ľpper
CEO at Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) · | 6 upvotes · 47.1K views
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GitLab CI
GitLab CI
GitLab
GitLab
GitLab Pages
GitLab Pages
Jenkins
Jenkins

We use GitLab CI because of the great native integration as a part of the GitLab framework and the linting-capabilities it offers. The visualization of complex pipelines and the embedding within the project overview made Gitlab CI even more convenient. We use it for all projects, all deployments and as a part of GitLab Pages.

While we initially used the Shell-executor, we quickly switched to the Docker-executor and use it exclusively now.

We formerly used Jenkins but preferred to handle everything within GitLab . Aside from the unification of our infrastructure another motivation was the "configuration-in-file"-approach, that Gitlab CI offered, while Jenkins support of this concept was very limited and users had to resort to using the webinterface. Since the file is included within the repository, it is also version controlled, which was a huge plus for us.

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Mark Scott
Mark Scott
Personal Development at Mark Scott · | 3 upvotes · 0 views
Vue.js
Vue.js
React
React

Having developed in both Vue.js and React, I agree with your assessment of Vue. It does feel light and easier to understand and therefore learn. Seeing that Vue has some genetic roots with React, I would say start your friend out on Vue. If they need to learn React later, that should give them a good foundation. If you have a Pluralsight subscription, look for my course on Vue.js and feel free to use the demo project as a starting point.

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