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One component of Django framework that I always enjoy using is its Object-relational Mapper. It provides a sane way of representing relational data as Python objects. While it seems less expressive than alternatives, such as SQLAlchemy, it still can express a lot of complicated SQL statements. In my article I’ll try to give you a closer look into some of the less obvious parts of the ORM.

One of the cornerstones of Django is that there’s a solid core that others can extend and share their extensions. So it’s good to celebrate the best of those. Here’s my list derived from query on Github for projects started this year.

The following tutorial demonstrates how to test the use of an external API using Python mock objects.

This is part of outline created for a talk given at work regarding speeding up Django tests during development. One of the things which hampers in TDD is if your test suite takes lot of time in running, following are some of things you can use while running tests to improve test running time.

DJFiles is a simple Django app for manage static files of your project via admin panel.
admin panel
static files

Today and for the next two weeks, our fundraising program is getting a big boost from JetBrains PyCharm, a premiere Python IDE that has supported Django for many years. During this campaign, buy PyCharm Professional Edition with a 30% discount and all money raised will go to our general fundraising and Django Fellowship program. Additionally, JetBrains is sponsoring PEP 484 type hinting in Django through a separate DSF Fellowship grant.

As part of the Django 1.10 release process , today we 've released Django 1.10 beta 1 , a preview/testing package that represents the second stage in the 1.10 release cycle and an opportunity for you to try out the changes coming in Django 1.10 . Django 1.10 has a panoply of new features which you can read about in the in-development 1.10 release notes .

Doing django development using "Bash for Windows" seems to work pretty well. See what it takes to set it up and get started.

We’re pleased to announce a Django Girls workshop on Sunday, July 17, the first day of the EuroPython 2016 conference.


django-latexify - 13 Stars, 0 Fork
django-latexify let’s you easily render text and math equations from your template to look like LaTeX. The app lets you render math equations written in LaTeX on your HTML, or even just regular plain text. It uses Katex (a fast, easy-to-use JavaScript library for TeX math rendering on the web) for rending math equations and a modification of WiTex (LaTeX like CSS) for rending plain text.

The-Attic - 6 Stars, 0 Fork
An Online Bookstore, made using the Django Framework, with some basic functionalities. Made for learning purposes :) Features Login-Logout System both direct and through Facebook. Activation Mail sent at registration. Cart functionality.

djshorty - 4 Stars, 2 Fork
A Django URL shortening app