Ok, so this didn't happen in November, but it's too big not to include. For the first time since it's public launch nearly 10 years ago, www.djangoproject.com got a redesign. Congrats to everyone involved.
Next year's DjangoCon Europe was announced. This one to be hosted by core team member Daniele Procida in Cardiff, Wales.
The results of board election are in with a new treasurer and board members being elected.
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If you missed out on the conference geared towards "experienced Django developers", Reinout van Rees posted a nice summary of the talks.
Aymeric's DEP to support multiple template engines was approved and he's already started merging code into Django to help pave the way for his future work.
Another crowd-funded project, Tom Christie's effort to get DRF 3.0 released has come to fruition. The beta was released in November with an official 3.0.1 released just last week.
Realtime applications with Django can be challenging. Learn how to use Fanout.io in your Django app to make it support realtime updates.
The pros at RevSys show you their recommended project layout and how to upgrade legacy sites to use it.
Luke Plant discusses the hidden challenges of handling Django 1.6's rename of
This is a nifty little snippet that will let you render simple Django templates from the command line.
This is a nifty hack that ensures attributes you set for a model are actually defined fields, similar to how the queryset
What webapp is complete without emojis? This post shows you how to store those strange little characters in MySQL.
The fourth part in Andrew Pinkham's epic on upgrading to Django 1.7. This one outlining strategies to make the move.
This added piece of security can become an annoyance when you have error emails turned on in Django. By tweaking your log configuration, you can silence these (but still receive other error emails).
Want to make the switch to PostgreSQL, but aren't sure how? This post shows you how to dump your data out and import it back in as well as a few of the gotchas you might hit along the way.
Some good tips on how to squeeze a little more performance out of your Django site.
A detailed post on optimizing delivery of your static assets.
Sometimes some logic is necessary to determine what file to serve or if a user is allowed to view a file. This post shows a few options for how to serve these files from Django.
A massive tutorial on getting started with AngularJS in Django.
Some tweaks to prevent repetition in form building using the
Techniques for deploying new code to a live Django site without downtime.