DjangoCon US Videos
The full set of videos from DjangoCon US were released by Open Bastion. If you weren't able to attend in person, block off your schedule, start up your YouTubes and enjoy.
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Tango with Django
A beginner's guide to web development with Django 1.5.4 from two teachers at University of Glasgow. Looks like a great (and extensive) resource.
Django Debug Panel Chrome Extension
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Getting Started with Django REST Framework and AngularJS
Calling this a blog post is selling it short. Weighing in at over 25 printed pages, this is a great resource on how to use Django together with AngularJS.
Migrating from User Profiles to Custom User Models
How to use South to migrate an app from the old
When the Database is Fast Enough
In most Django applications, the database is the biggest bottleneck for performance. The folks at IconFinder talk about what they did to improve their application performance after caching all the database calls (hint: the default templates are slow ).
Skipping Test Database Creation
On the topic of speed, Caktus developer, Mark Lavin, details a way to skip the creation and destruction of the test database when running Django tests. If you know in advance your tests don't touch the database, this will give you a nice performance boost in your test suite.
New Django Talk Interview with Rick Hurst
Rick Hurst, a UK based freelancer currently working with Potato , is interviewed by Hayri Cicek.
Accepting and Spending Bitcoins in Django
The founder of LocalBitcoins provides a thorough tutorial on how to use Bitcoin in your own Django project.
Vulnerabilities in Cookie-based Sessions
A security researcher pointed out a vulnerability with the cookie-based session back-end in Django. The response from the core team was that it is a known trade-off and a minor edit was made to the docs to clarify the risk .
Revisiting Nested Formsets
A post by Eventbrite engineer, Nathan Yergler, about how to create nested formsets using Django 1.5. If you ever find yourself in the sticky situation of needed nested formsets, this is a great place to start.
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