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I am Alireza Savand, a Software Architect. I created this place so I could write and enjoy.

How to set up a PostgreSQL database in Django

You need to install psycopg2 Python library.


Download, then install it under Python PATH

After downloading, easily extract the tarball and:

$ python install

Or if you wish, install it by either easy_install or pip or pipenv.

(I prefer to use pip over easy_install …

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Alireza Savand • Jul 21 2019 1

The Drafts that never got published

The number of draft posts in my blog are easily 5x of all my published posts.

You know there are things that I've written here to be published, but never pushed the button to get them to the world.

They're not saving the world, they're not gonna change anything, the're …


Alireza Savand • Jun 07 2019 1

Story of my life


Someday to die.

Thank you and hope to not see you again <3

Read more... #deep-thoughts

Alireza Savand • May 05 2019

Keeping an online identity

I have never been a person to keep an online identity.

I mean, I cannot set a goal to write a thousands words per month or keep a journal.

Can't write about myself or my skills or thing that I've learnt through day or things I'm so excited about.

I …


Alireza Savand • Apr 30 2019 1

A breath!

The life!

The every single moment of it.

Life can put wounds on you, put you down and bury you, destroy you and never give you a chance to get up, you gonna feel its heavy weight on your whole existence. As life did to me once.

I'm seeing more …


Alireza Savand • Apr 29 2019

How I didn't get my first paying customer!

Yes, you read that right!

This is about how I did not or could not get my first paying user.

I started working on GoNevis sometimes around April 2016, it was all in my head, later on paper and on May 2016 the writing code and prototype started, later Amir …

Read more... #dev #gonevis #deep-thoughts

Alireza Savand • Jan 08 2019

Embedding SoundCloud in GoNevis

I'm gonna be sharing bunch of music once a while.

Oh yessss!

Ebi - Pooste Shir

Just pasted the URL and it works!

Picture Credit: eldeeem via Flickr

Read more... #gonevis

Alireza Savand • Dec 24 2018

Embedding Instagram in GoNevis

Should be doable by just pasting the Instagram link.

That's pretty much it.

That's "Bang o Hashish!"

Read more... #dev #gonevis

Alireza Savand • Dec 21 2018 1

There are moments, you wish your cigarette never ends.

Even though I miss you dearly.

Sleeping pills were my escape, totally temporary.

Waking up with dry mouth and a bad taste.

Even though I miss you dearly.

I know I'll never gonna see you.

You never been and never going to exist.

They say, when some people come, they …

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Alireza Savand • Dec 20 2018 4

Embedding Twitter in GoNevis

Simply just paste the Tweet URL into the editor and it should work!

Yep, just like that!

Oh I love embedding these stuff so much.

Pretty soon we gonna make GoNevis text editor much more fun!

Read more... #dev #gonevis

Alireza Savand • Dec 20 2018 2