For my current client, we needed a home page that would support a large number of products (it's an ecommerce startup) and, in our first iteration of the new design, deal with content blocks of various sizes. To me, this was a perfect use-case for the Masonry jQuery plugin ...more →
Django has always been hailed as having great, awesome documentation. And, for the most part, this distinction has been deserved. But every once in a while, you find an area that's just...lacking. An area that you know exists but you've never gone into because it didn't ...more →
Recently we wrapped up a Kickstarter for our Getting Started with Django video series. I wanted to outline what we've done on the project, what we're going to do, and what it's like to run a Kickstarter.
Starting a Kickstarter takes a lot longer than most ...
It seems that cleanly and easily doing AJAX views in Django is an area that gives a lot of people trouble. We like to do views as straight HTTP if at all possible, but there are always interactions that would be better served by not having a page load. We ...more →
Just a quick tip and sanity check, today, about something I ran into with django-crispy-forms, the awesome new form library from Miguel Araujo.
This morning, I converted the project we've been building for a client (currently some 1,700 or so files, counting templates, CSS, and icons) from django-uni-form ...more →
Let's just start out and say it, Class Based Views. Ooohhhh. Unfortunately the topic of class based views is thought of as somewhat of ...more →
Recently, in our large client project, we had need of fields, in a model form, that accepted multiple types of input, but sanitized the data for the model. For example, the rent field, on the form, needs to handle a rent range (e.g. 900-1200), a single amount, or be ...more →
Before we start, let me explain a bit about what the app we're covering here is. It's a geo-spatial database, basically, of Points of Interest (POIs) for housing communities that we developed for a client of ours (or, rather, are still developing). Users and editors can both enter ...more →
What is it?
At it's core, djangopeople.me is a place for Django developers to register and be found based on their geographic location, whether it's by recruiters or a lonely Django developer like ourselves trying to find others close to him/her. That's the general idea ...