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Blogmarks tagged django in 2007

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A great two years. The first public release of Django was tagged in Subversion two years ago today. # 15th July 2007, 9:53 pm

Partial OpenID provider implementation from idproxy.net. It’ll take a while to package up provider support for django-openid, but in the meantime here’s some partial, incomplete, poorly documented example code ripped from idproxy.net. Hopefully this will give people trying to figure out the JanRain Python library a bit of a leg up. # 12th July 2007, 6:48 pm

PyCon UK 2007. The weekend of the 8th and 9th of September, currently accepting talk submissions. I’ll be running a Django tutorial session. # 10th July 2007, 9:42 am

Interview with Leah Culver: The Making of Pownce. Django + Perlbal + S3 + AIR. # 7th July 2007, 10:05 pm

The Django Web Application Framework. I’m slowly pushing my presentations from the past couple of years up to Slideshare. This is a Django talk from April 2006, so it’s a little out of date. # 5th July 2007, 1:07 am

UnicodeBranch: Porting Applications. A checklist for porting Django applications to handle the new unicode changes. If your application only handles ASCII text at the moment you shouldn’t have to change a thing. # 4th July 2007, 2:41 pm

Unicode data in Django. Documentation for Django’s new unicode support. # 4th July 2007, 2:24 pm

Django changeset 5609. “Merged Unicode branch into trunk. This should be fully backwards compatible for all practical purposes.” # 4th July 2007, 2:22 pm

Gmail and Django. I’d never considered using Gmail to send e-mail from applications, but it could be a useful way of avoiding having outbound e-mail falsely flagged as spam. # 2nd July 2007, 9:46 pm

Django status update: June 26. Outstanding detailed overview of recent happenings in the Django community, courtesy of Clint Ecker. # 27th June 2007, 2:30 pm

Django-fr. Community site for French language Django developers. They’ve already made a promising start on translating the documentation. # 21st June 2007, 10:50 am

Washington Post and Facebook. Deryck Hodge on hacking against Facebook API using Django. # 19th June 2007, 10:33 am

Doing Local Right. The slides from my presentation at @media 2007. # 9th June 2007, 7:31 pm

Deploying a Django app on the desktop. Silver Stripe used cx_freeze to package their commercial agile project management Django application as an easy to run Windows executable. # 1st June 2007, 9:45 pm

Review Board. VMWare release a slick looking Django-powered code review system, with hooks in to Subversion and Perforce. # 31st May 2007, 8:32 am

typogrify (via) “Typogrify is a collection of Django template filters that to help prettify your web typography by preventing ugly quotes and widows and providing CSS hooks to style some special cases.” # 29th May 2007, 7:38 pm

Django unicode-branch: testers wanted. Malcolm’s outstanding work on the unicode branch appears to be nearing completion. # 24th May 2007, 11:46 pm

Rapid development serving 500,000 pages/hour (via) Curse Gaming are getting impressive performance out of Django. # 24th May 2007, 4:11 pm

Django Internships at the Journal-World. The Journal-World is an amazing place to start your career. # 2nd May 2007, 9:54 pm

MintCache for Django. Caching scheme for Django that solves the dog-pile effect, where high traffic causes many processes to regenerate stale cached data at the same time. # 2nd May 2007, 8:49 am

django-logging. Looks neat—includes the ability to use Python’s standard logging module to log messages to a footer appended to your site’s HTML output. # 24th April 2007, 6:50 am

modwsgi. Apache module (written in C) for hosting Python WSGI applications, no mod_python required. Includes Django integration instructions. Has anyone tried this out? # 14th April 2007, 9:48 am

Naming URL patterns (via) You can now apply a name to a URL pattern in Django development version, which makes the {% url %} template tag far more useful. # 10th April 2007, 12:19 am

Avoid IE Brokenness When using Vary and Attachments (via) Django middleware that works around a bug in IE where external applications fail to load content that was served with a Vary header. # 9th April 2007, 9:41 am

DjangoKit. Early preview release of a tool that lets you package a Django application up as a fully contained OS X application. When Leopard ships with PyObjC this kind of thing will be even easier. # 29th March 2007, 12:50 am

cmemcache. Python extension for libmemcache which provides more than twice the performance of the pure-Python memcached client. Supported by Django development version. # 27th March 2007, 1:51 pm

mod_python: Expat Causing Apache Crash. We ran in to this problem today. # 27th March 2007, 11:49 am

Free Software Foundation to switch to Django. “FSF is switching from Zope to Django (both Python powered!) for web application development... Lots of new stuff coming soon, including contributions back to the Django community.” # 25th March 2007, 7:56 pm

Django version 0.96 release notes. The two big improvements are the newforms library and the ability to use callables directly in your URLconfs, enabling a bunch of useful new tricks. # 23rd March 2007, 11:47 pm

HP acquires Tabblo. The first high profile Django-powered acquisition? Very well deserved; Tabblo is an excellent application. # 23rd March 2007, 3:49 pm