NGINX : failed (2: No such file or directory) in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf

My first configuration of an NGINX server left me high and dry for a while. Coming from an Apache back-ground (where everything is done for you), NGINX felt a little archaic at first.There was not much help out there for this issue so I will fill in the gap. The error (in this case) was… Continue reading NGINX : failed (2: No such file or directory) in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf

Compile and install Python’s MOD_WSGI for Apache2 in Ubuntu 18.04

Having installed mod_wsgi a couple of times on different machines, I decided to note down the steps I took and put together a guide. There are also some solutions to some issues that you may encounter, which left me clueless for a while. If you are looking for a guide to deploying a Flask/Django project,… Continue reading Compile and install Python’s MOD_WSGI for Apache2 in Ubuntu 18.04

First look at building a configuration file parser – Python3

Intro and context The project that I’m working on is actually based on a previous (now defunct) project that had to be re-written. I was in the middle of creating a scrape tool to pull data from a website. The original (I’ll refer to as MK1) worked really well, until the site was completely re-designed.… Continue reading First look at building a configuration file parser – Python3