Recently we wanted a way to let users create real-life events which could occur in any time zone that the user desired. By default, Django interprets any date/time that the user enters as being in the user’s time zone, but it never displays that time zone, and it ...Read more
Blog posts by Dan
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 ...Read more
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...Read more
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.Read more
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 ...Read more