New security releases in the 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, and 1.7 branches were made. They address multiple vulnerabilities. Make sure to review the notes to see if you are affected.
The Django project requires a lot of infrastructure to run. Rackspace, Heroku, and (formerly) Divio are the ones that make it happen.
Our book is done!
A thoughtful writeup by Mikey Ariel on her experience at the Django Girls workshop at Europython.
It's long been common knowledge that Django's templates are slow, but how slow are they? This post compares Django to Jinja in multiple different scenarios.
Elena Williams recently released an interview she did with Julien Phalip about the Django admin and why it works the way it does.
Speaking of the admin, this post looks at it's performance (or lack thereof) with production data and how it can be improved.
Amazon EC2 is powerful, but all the options can be daunting to a newcomer. This post walks you through the process step-by-step including load-balancing and auto-scaling.
Launch with Code released a huge set of videos (24 in all) walking a beginner through building their first Django site using Bootstrap to style the front-end and deploying to Heroku.
IPython Notebook is incredible. In this post you'll see how to integrate it into your workflow with the Django shell.
Celery is the de-facto task queue library for Django, but it's not one-size-fits-all. Here's a different approach to the problem using ZeroMQ.
Social auth is an expectation on most websites today, but is surprisingly tricky to get right. In the latest GoDjango screencast, they look at the
One of Google Web Optimizer's recommendations is to compress your HTML before delivering it to the client. This post shows you how to do exactly that with the middleware in
Viewflow is a new Django library that promises to make complex workflows easier to write and understand from both a business and development perspective.
A thought provoking talk from Django and PyPy core developer Alex Gaynor on the future of web development.