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Links of Interest
Djangocon Europe Videos
Moar videos! Djangocon Europe's videos are already online, including one by Lincoln Loop's very own Yann Malet .
Djangocon Europe Talk Summaries
Reinout van Rees has, once again, posted his notes from the conference online. If you don't have time to watch the full videos, this is a great resource.
Improved PostgreSQL support for Django
Mark Tamlyn's successful Kickstarter to add Postgres specific modules to Django is underway and he's blogging about the progress. Looking forward to using
in a future release!
Django News Podcast - May 18, 2014
A new podcast from Elena Williams on the state of Django development and an interview with Justin Myles Holmes. For some background on the podcast, you can see the initial announcement here .
Interview Questions for Python/Django Developers
Looking for a new job? Brush up on your interview skills with a few tips from Remco Wendt on Python-specific topics.
A Different View
A thorough discussion on how to mitigate the fact that Django's ORM can make it too easy to generate tons of SQL queries. Part 2 goes into detail on using more advanced PostgreSQL features like materialized views to optimize queries even further.
Dockerizing a Python Web App
Not exactly Django specific, but this blog post from Amazon will show you how to launch a Python web app in a Docker container on AWS using all the goodies (Elastic Beanstalk, Dynamo DB, and SNS).
The State of Tastypie
Not too long ago, Tastypie was the API framework for Django, having supplanted the previously popular project, Django Piston. Django REST Framework has since gained a lot of popularity leaving some to wonder about Tastypie's future. Daniel Lindsley provides an update on the topic.
San Francisco Django Meetup Recap (#5 - #8)
Talks topics include Celery, Ansible, office automation, and NoSQL.
Continuous integration with Travis and Coveralls.io for Django apps
How to plug a Django project into Travis CI and use Coveralls.io for coverage reports.
Markdown: Speed and Denormalization
A nice discussion of the trade-offs between rendering Markdown on the fly and denormalizing it in the database.
Django Sticky Queryset Filters
Did you know that
might not be the same as
? This post discusses the topic and how to use the undocumented
method to work around it.
New & Updated Packages
- widgy "The very last CMS framework you will ever need"
- spirit "New and exciting Django based forum software."
sudomode for Django
- django-usertools Forcing admin URLs to HTTPS