Author Archives: Rebecca Mills

About Rebecca Mills

Biochemist by trade, transitioning to computer engineering.

TikTok Tweet 1.0 GA Release

Hey guys, I’m back again and very pleased to announce that TikTok Tweet 1.0 GA has just been released. This has been an exciting and rewarding journey of learning (and a little frustration!) for me, and I’m pleased to be … Continue reading

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Using a Datepicker and jQuery Validation with TikTokTweet

You may remember I was using a not very fun looking text field for date/time input. This is pretty much a users worst nightmare, but at the time I was focused on getting the bulk of the app developed and … Continue reading

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Using Twitter Bootstrap to build a front-end for TikTokTweet

Hey folks! I’m back again with another update on my Cassandra/Django project, TikTokTweet! Has you may recall from my last couple blog posts, my UI was pretty sad/non-existent, and so once I felt the backend of the this app was … Continue reading

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Tying TikTokTweet with Twitter using Tweepy and CQLEngine

Hello World! I’m back to discuss the backend of the app I’m creating. The backend and frontend of the application both make calls to the database, but they operate independently from each other. The front deals with the user input … Continue reading

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Cassandra and Django: Building the front end for TikTokTweet

Hey there, I’m back again to talk about my latest project, TikTokTweet, a tweet scheduler for python. This is the third blog post the series dealing with the project, if you need to catch up, go back and have a … Continue reading

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Using Cassandra with Django and CQLEngine: A brief example from my project

CQLEngine is a Cassandra CQL3 ORM for python. As I began my TikTokTweet project, I figured that cqlengine would be a excellent way to integrate Cassandra database technology with the Django framework I was using. I’ll be digging a lot more … Continue reading

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Operation TikTokTweet

Hey everyone, I wanted to give you a brief run down on a little  project I’ve been planning. For a while I was doing this daily “Cassandra Pop Quiz” thing on my. Everyday at the same time, I would send … Continue reading

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