Archive: September, 2016

Becoming A Product Manager

Recently, I’ve had a slew of friends, coworkers, and acquaintances express their interest in becoming Product Managers. They have heard that PMs are “mini-CEOs”, which sounds important and lucrative. Those in Sales or Customer Support who don’t yet know how to code or design hope to find an alternate career path in tech. Developers and […]

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Preparing Your iOS App for Extensions

iOS 10 and watchOS 3 are bringing a number of exciting new system extension points to developers. From Siri to Messages, the number of ways an app can integrate with the system is ever increasing. These new integrations, as well as the large number of existing integrations, typically come in the form of app extensions. […]

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Prepping for the PM Interview

Being a Product Manager has a certain set of challenges, but getting a job as one is a whole other ballgame. You need to pick the right positions to apply for, perform well during the interview process, and leave a lasting positive impression. I’ve cobbled together a collection of information that I frequently share with […]

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AWS S3 setup with Django-storages and Boto

We use many technologies on the Web & backend team here at Raizlabs. Like most projects that involve a user-facing website, we have static files and assets that get served with the page. In cases where Django (and associated libraries) are the basis for the web portion of the project, we like to ensure that […]

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