Django: How to synchronize the database of different environments

If you work with multiple environments and have separate databases you probably want to synchronize your databases at some point. Django automatically creates migration if the scheme changes and you can manually create data migrations. However, if you do changes in the admin panel, those migration files are not generated automatically. In the following, I… Continue reading Django: How to synchronize the database of different environments

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Mermaid: How to create diagrams and charts in Markdown

It’s now easy to embed your diagrams directly in your Github repository without installation or setup. Until recently, I used to create state diagrams and visuals of some processes with Sketch. Simply to have a better overview and understanding of some processes and how I can optimize them. However, I found out about Mermaid: A… Continue reading Mermaid: How to create diagrams and charts in Markdown

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Easily refresh all your POP3 E-Mail accounts linked to Gmail with a bookmarklet

A missing feature in Gmail is that you cannot refresh your linked email accounts conveniently. It seems to bother the community as you can see here and here on Google, and here at stack exchange. You can speculate that Google doesn’t like that feature, maybe thinking people will use their Gmail account or switch to… Continue reading Easily refresh all your POP3 E-Mail accounts linked to Gmail with a bookmarklet

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Creating a Hamburger Menu Navigation with React and Material-UI 5

How you can easily build a React-based hamburger menu navigation with the UI library Material-UI v5 Going through the Material-UI drawer documentation, which in general is a great resource, I have decided to write a post to make it even easier for everyone wanting to implement the drawer. In this post, I will show you… Continue reading Creating a Hamburger Menu Navigation with React and Material-UI 5

Datamaps: How to create and customize a map with JavaScript

In 3 simple steps, you will learn how to create a map and customize it to your needs As a side project, I’m currently creating a website that should provide quick tutorials on how German citizens can get their travel visa and which options there are (visumsuche.de). For this project I needed a custom map… Continue reading Datamaps: How to create and customize a map with JavaScript

Google Data Studio: Combine Metrics of Two Data Sources (e.g. Google and Facebook Ads)

Quick tutorial on how to create calculated field in order to come up with a metric from multiple data sources e.g. Google and Facebook Ads If you’re a marketer and responsible for different channels of your company like Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, it’s hard to combine them, if you don’t already have a data management tool… Continue reading Google Data Studio: Combine Metrics of Two Data Sources (e.g. Google and Facebook Ads)