June 12, 2013
This blog post is about ways of doing things in your Django app, and pitfalls to avoid, so your app is easier to plug in to other sites.
One of the most enticing promises of Django is that you’ll be able to add features to your site by ...
April 11, 2013
This is a little shell script I save as rs, put on my path, and use as a shortcut to start the Django development server. It has several features that make me more productive...
December 29, 2011
Django 1.3 added class-based views, but neglected to provide
documentation to explain what they were or how to use them. So here's
a basic introduction.
October 24, 2011
One of the things I like best about Django is how easy its ORM makes it to work with databases. Too bad Django is only for web applications. Sure, you could deploy a Django app and then make use of it from a non-web application using a REST API, but ...
September 20, 2011
I recently found a way to speed up a large data import far more than I expected.
The task was to read data from a text file and create data records in Django, and the naive implementation was managing to import about 55 records per second, which was going to ...