Raspberry Pi – PiHole DNS Server

Software  Tutorials 
Raspberry Pi – PiHole DNS Server NOTE: I had to disable the systemd-resolve service so that DNS requests where resolved by PiHole and not the default system service. $ sudo systemctl disable systemd-resolved.service $ sudo service systemd-resolved stop Running your own network wide DNS server can have its benefits. The reason for me setting this up is that I finally got fed up seeing large, in your face, adverts on my phone at home.
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Django Notes – Part 3

Programming  Tutorials 
API Access to the Notes To give our web application an API we are going to be using the REST framework. For our API to work correctly we need to provide ways for the application to serialize data, that is, convert the database objects into JSON. We will need to create a serializer object for each of the data objects we want to be able to access. Firstly, we need to create the directory structure so go ahead and create the following directories/files inside our notes/ folder:
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Django Notes – Part 2

Programming  Tutorials 
Securing the Application Now that we can view our notes on the website, we are going to want a login system. Currently anyone can navigate to our website and see all of our notes. Not ideal. To secure our site we will be using a combination of Djangos built-in auth module and crispy forms. First off we will add the auth modules URLs to the project so open up the URLs file in the project directory and add the following.
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Django Notes – Part 1

Programming  Tutorials 
Creating the Application To start, we will create a virtual environment for our project and install the required libraries mkdir DjangoNotes cd DjangoNotes python3 -m venv venv source venv/bin/activate pip install -r requirements.txt Now that we have our environment setup we can create out Django application. django-admin startproject DjangoNotes python manage.py startapp notes Whilst we are still doing some admin setup, we need to initialise our database and create ourselves a superuser.
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