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Blogmarks tagged django in Sep, 2007

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DbMigration—a schema migration tool for Django. Nice and simple tool for adding schema migrations to a Django application. # 27th September 2007, 3:04 pm—from idea to release in 6 hours. Now that’s what I call rapid development. # 26th September 2007, 4:53 pm

Django GridContainer. Media Temple’s virtualized Django hosting is now accepting applications for beta testers. # 22nd September 2007, 12:01 pm

Zope3 for Djangoers. I prefer “Djangonauts”, personally. Useful overview of Zope 3 for people with Django experience (first of a multi-part series). # 14th September 2007, 3:20 pm

Restructured Text to Anything. Slick set of online tools for converting Restructured Text (one of the more mature wiki-style markup languages) to HTML or PDF. Includes a nice looking API. Powered by Django. # 13th September 2007, 3:54 pm

django-sphinx (via) More code from Curse Gaming; this time a really nice API for adding Sphinx full-text search to a Django model. # 9th September 2007, 12:35 am

Advanced Django. Slides from my hour long tutorial at PyCon UK this morning. Most of the material was adapted from OSCON, but I also added a new section covering newforms. # 8th September 2007, 1 pm

Django on Jython: What I’ve done until now. It’s not quite there yet (the new Jython is Python 2.2 with a few 2.3 features; Django requires 2.3 at least) but it’s looking pretty promising. # 4th September 2007, 2:53 am

Django vs feedparser on dates. Some useful tips in the comments. I find Python’s timezone stuff endlessly frustrating: I know it can do what I want, but it always takes me a ridiculously long time to figure out the necessary incantations. # 2nd September 2007, 10:17 am