Laurence Gellert

Hi there, this is the website of Laurence Gellert, a software developer living in Portland, Oregon USA.

I am currently working as a freelance software developer.

See my LinkedIn profile for more details about my skills and experience.

Twitter is for fun where I share software development tips, news, and humor - @laurencegellert.

My blog has some some well read posts... and some posts I wish more people would read.


November 1, 2016 - Backup to AWS S3 with multi-factor delete protection and encryption
September 16, 2016 - Django Group By Having Query Example
September 16, 2016 - Django enable SQL debug logging in shell how to
September 10, 2016 - Quick guide to freeing up disk space in Ubuntu 16.04
August 22, 2016 - Webservice API design tips – correct pagination and exposing deleted rows
June 2, 2016 - How to Deftly Handle Pushy People and Succeed on Software Projects
April 20, 2016 - Django Automatic Slug Generator Abstract Class

Top Posts by Traffic:

  1. What is a Full Stack developer?
  2. Associative Arrays in JavaScript
  3. Pros and Cons of RDS vs EC2 for MySQL with AWS
  4. The Three Ways of Setting Breakpoints in JavaScript
  5. Example Django Model Count and Group By Query

Posts I wish Google would rank higher because I enjoy them:

  1. Design your own GitHub activity graph, mine is a DNA spiral!
  2. On Pluggers, Rockstars, Ninjas, and other fun labels for developers – which are you?
  3. Why do software engineers always complicate things???

Are you a new developer or looking to learn?

  1. My Answer To: I want to learn programming, should I attend a code school?
  2. Please see my category full of posts for new developers.
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