Deploy Django to DreamCompute on Ubuntu with Apache – Part 5

In the final part of this tutorial, we’ll talk about how to set up a secure HTTPS connection on Apache with an SSL certificate from Let’s Encrypt.

Deploy Django to DreamCompute on Ubuntu with Apache – Part 4

In the previous part of this tutorial, we set up and configured Django. With everything now set up, it is time to install and configure Apache.

Deploy Django to DreamCompute on Ubuntu with Apache – Part 3

In the previous tutorial we got PuTTY and FileZilla set up. In this tutorial, we’ll be focusing on using the Shell terminal to get Django installed and set up.

Deploy Django to DreamCompute on Ubuntu with Apache – Part 2

In the first part of this tutorial, we set up a DreamCompute Instance. In this part, we’ll walk through connecting to the system Shell and SFTP.

Deploy Django to DreamCompute on Ubuntu with Apache – Part 1

In this five-part tutorial, I’m going to show you how to deploy a Django application to DreamCompute on Ubuntu with Apache and an SSL certificate.

The Google Pop-up Experience

When I've first heard about Google opening up a hardware store in Chicago's Bucktown during mid-October, I was very excited. I've been following Google's development for quite some time now in the industry. I, myself, am a big fan of smart devices and find the concept...

VO Manager Pro – Released

You can now purchase the VO Manager Pro on the Unity Asset Store at for $14.99!

View My Map

View My Map is an online web application that gathers Facebook user’s checked-in location data and places them on a Google Map. The app also allows the user to export screenshots of their map as well as share them online via a generated link.

Balancing School and Work

It’s no joke when it comes to balancing school and work. It can be difficult, and I have a hard time myself. How do any of us do it? Sheer willpower of course! As true as that may sound, there’s more to it than sheer willpower.


Hello! My name is Tony, and I’m an Experience Designer whose passion lies in creating interactive experiences. Simply put, I make games, apps, and websites.

I am the founder of tvledesign LLC, a company I’ve formed to manage my clientele and publish all the cool work I’ve been doing with my team. Don’t believe me? Go to and check out all the neat stuff we’ve been working on! If you’re interested in the process, I post dev logs every once in awhile in the Devlogs section of my site.

I’ve always loved the idea of freelancing, and at heart, I’m a freelancer. I enjoy being able to meet and work with all the different people and businesses. Every project brings a unique challenge and a new perspective. Not to mention, being a freelancer has some benefits. Don’t believe me? Check out this blog I wrote about The Benefits of Being a Freelancer. However, if you already know this, maybe you’d be interested in reading The Truth About Working From Home?

Asides from always working on the next project, during whatever free time I have I like to blog about my different experiences and journey as a freelancer. I also write tutorials you can find under the Tutorials section of my site.

If you have any questions, comments, or want to get in touch and do some old fashion networking, please feel free to reach out to me using the contact form on the Contact page.