A handlful of bugs in the 1.8 release series have been resolved in the latest release.
1.9 brings a lot of new features including password validators, parallel tests, a Postgres JSON field, a new admin style and much more.
This years winner should come as no surprise to those of you who have been involved in the Django community over the last few years.
High Performance Django
A thorough review of the new Postgres JSON functionality in the ORM and how it compares to using MongoDB.
Django gives you a ton of security benefits out of the box, but do you know what they are and why they’re important? This post will give you the answers.
Despite all the protection Django provides, it’s still possible to circumvent it with some bad practices.
Versioning static files can be a tricky problem, but Django has the functionality baked in in the form of
Details and code on how to CPU profile production services with negligible overhead. The data is used to provide flamegraphs to identify hot-spots.
A comparison of different methods to insert lots of data into Postgres, from the ORM down to Postgres’
One approach to deploying a Django service without taking the server down and dropping requests in the process.
A nifty approach to adding global context processors without incurring expensive database queries on views where they are not used.
One person’s experience transitioning from Flask to Django.
Sample Python and Objective-C code to get iOS devices talking to DRF for file uploads.
Jumping through some hoops to get alphanumeric fields properly sorted coming out of a SQLite database.
Celery is commonly used to run jobs triggered by your web application. But did you know it also has a scheduler built, similar to cron? This post will show you how to use it.
A complete example of setting up
Building an automated commit -> test -> deploy pipeline for Django applications.
A different approach to testing leveraging a couple of newer Python testing libraries.
Django has internationalization (i18n) support baked in. Here’s how to use it.