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Items tagged django in Feb, 2007

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Django snippets. James Bennett’s new site for Django snippets. The source code to the whole site is available. # 26th February 2007, 10:08 am

Django IRC FAQ. Frequently asked questions from the Django IRC channel. # 20th February 2007, 10:07 am

Quick Django Benching. Django under Apache/mod_python outperforms nginx/FastCGI and LightTPD/FastCGI once you ramp up the concurrency levels. My setup for this site (Apache/mod_python behind an nginx proxy, with nginx handling static files) should give the best of both worlds. # 17th February 2007, 4:56 pm

Django templates in Venus. It’s nice to see the Django template system being used outside the context of the overall framework. # 14th February 2007, 11:22 pm

Cats or Dogs (via) Finds statistically interesting facts based on people answering a sequence of “X or Y” questions. Written in Django by James Tauber in less than four hours. # 11th February 2007, 1:49 am

About I love sites with a colophon. is powered by Django. # 10th February 2007, 10:57 pm

Why you should be using disambiguated URLs

Good URLs are important. The best URLs are readable, reliable and hackable.

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Jeff Croft: Geocoding My Life. Really smart weblog integration of the Flickr API, using the reverse geocoder along with hand entered locations to create a browseable archive of photos by location. # 1st February 2007, 1:27 pm