Simon Willison’s Weblog


Wednesday, 3rd April 2024

Enforcing conventions in Django projects with introspection (via) Luke Plant shows how to use the Django system checks framework to introspect models on startup and warn if a DateTime or Date model field has been added that doesn’t conform to a specific naming convention.

Luke also proposes “*_at” as a convention for DateTimes, contrasting with “*_on” or “*_date” (I prefer the latter) for Dates. # 2:58 pm