Django Weekly Issue 39 - GraphQL, context processor, DRF and more
From DjangoWeekly Blog

by Ankur Gupta

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In this article, we will describe on how to use GraphQL with Django. In this guide, you will see code sample and examples of implementation for Python.

If you came here, you probably know what is a context processor, but let's quickly recap. It's a function, that returns dictionary of values. Those values will be injected to rendering context without explicitly defining them in view. They allows us to refactor commonly used variables out of views.

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To continue to scale, we’ve also started to migrate our monolithic app towards a microservices architecture. We’ve learned a lot about what works well and what doesn’t with Django, and hope we can share some useful tips on how to work with this popular web framework.

3.6.3 release of django rest framework

I have an app that does a lot of Redis queries. It all runs in AWS with ElastiCache Redis. Due to the nature of the app, it stores really large hash tables in Redis. The application then depends on querying Redis for these. The question is; What is the best configuration possible for the fastest service possible?

Django Developer Panel is a Google Chrome extension paired with a piece of Django middleware that highlights helpful data to assist in the debugging and construction of Django applications. It was inspired heavily by, and some portions of the middleware code derived from, the very popular Django Debug Toolbar plugin, as well as the Ember Inspector plugin.
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django-notifyAll - 154 Stars, 4 Fork
A library which can be used for all types of notifications like SMS, Mail, Push.

django-migrations-graph - 13 Stars, 0 Fork
Django-admin command to display migrations with dependencies.

django-json-widget - 7 Stars, 0 Fork
An alternative widget that makes it easy to edit the new Django's field JSONField (PostgreSQL specific model fields)

django-export-csv - 5 Stars, 0 Fork
CSV exporter for Django this tool create a shortcut to render a queryset to a CSV steaming HTTP response.

Show django messages using bootstrap-notify

Ankur has coded and deployed numerous Python software over the last 10 years, at three venture funded startup and a fortune 10 company. He currently heads Numerate Labs. Djangoweekly is his side project with Django being his go to web framework.

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