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Learn what and how others work, learn and journey through Django.
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2017-11-25 23:55
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2017-04-05 11:00
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Django 1.11 Release Notes a Reading

Django 1.11 was released yesterday, YAY. So as promised here is a reading of all the Django 1.11 release notes.

Django 1.11 Highlights

There are a lot of good things coming up in Django 1.11, and you can start to see them now with the new release candidate. To get you started here are a few things that I find interesting about this new django release.

5 Reasons Not to Use the Django Admin

Should we always use the django admin? Maybe sometimes we are a little to reliant on it.

You Should Do Weird Stuff in Django

I have found when I learn the most is when I have to do something odd in django. It isn't bad or going against django, but something that isn't default django. For those interested: https://github.com/buddylindsey/digital-picture-frame/

How Do I Start Learning Django

If you are wanting to start learning django the biggest question is "Where do I start?" and "Where do I go from here?". In this video I attempt to answer that question. Django Project Tutorial - https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/1.10/intro/tutorial01/...

Why You Should Pin Your Dependencies

I have had some "fun" experiences not pinning my dependencies in my projects. Today I go through 3 stories that has caused a bit of heartache when I didn't either pin my dependencies, or I didn't know what was going on with pinning them.

Different Types of Tests with Django

What to test and where to test is a common question I get asked. In this video learn about different types of tests you can write in the context of Django. Code Example: https://gist.github.com/buddylindsey/b18f87299cc43305eb6dd6aff70da394

5 Reasons You Should Use Class Based Views

There are a lot of reasons to use class based views. Here are 5 reasons you should. A few of them are really helpful for long term maintainability of your code base.

How to Vett Django Apps

Knowing what 3rd Party django applications to use is hard. There are a lot of ways to try and evaluate them. Here are some ways that I do it, and things I keep in mind while trying to find the right app.

TDD, Unit Tests, or No Tests?

Should you use TDD, should you NOT use TDD. Should you test at all? We talk about what each approach takes and why or why not to use them. Then I take a stance on what I do, and why.

How Do I Deploy Django Day to Day?

There are a lot of ways to deploy Django so I think it is one of those topics people are really curious about how other people do it. Generally, in all deploys you need to get the latest code, run migrations, collect your static files and restart web s...

How to Handle Migrations Across Branches

A question that is asked a lot is how do you deal with migrations when switching back and forth between branches during development. In this podcast I give an attempt to answer that question.

Beware Templates on Disk

Believe it or not django templates can be an annoyance when doing a production push which can lead to some odd errors and situations.

Episode 1 - Interview with Luke Crouch

Listen in as we talk to Luke Crouch about upgrading from Django 1.4 to 1.7, MDN and discuss a potential move from a dedicated data center to AWS.