Based on the results of the community survey, a long-term release roadmap has been put in place. Extra effort was made to ease the upgrade burden on developers and third-party applications.
Following the Python belief that “explicit is better than implicit”, the DSF formalized a Diversity Statement that encourages and welcomes diversity in the Django community.
Django tries to take every effort to shield developers from exploits such as cross-site scripting (XSS), but
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The early-bird deadline for DjangoCon US in Austin, Texas has been extended and tickets are going fast. Grab yours before they’re gone.
Core developer Andrew Godwin recently made an ambitious proposal on how Django could be abstracted from the traditional request/response cycle, opening the door to true realtime capabilities.
Bad passwords can be a big security threat. With Dropbox’s
Django has been around long enough (10 years now!) that there’s a lot of out-dated information out there. Before you buy a Django book, check this list to see if it is up-to-date.
Some tips on when and how to approach upgrading your projects to the latest version of Django.
While the previous post sticks to the high-level of Django upgrades, this post goes into the specific changes YunoJuno needed to make to get their site running on 1.8.
A beginner’s tutorial on how to setup a contact form by Tracy Osborn, author of Hello Web App .
Ubuntu’s developer portal moved from WordPress to DjangoCMS. This post explains the reasoning for the move, the decision to use DjangoCMS, and the hurdles they had to overcome to meet their requirements.
One approach to allowing users sign up and sign into your app using social auth (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) via a DRF API.
More social auth! This time, implementing Azure’s Active Directory service, again with
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