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Django Under the Hood is an exciting conference full of deep, detailed talks about Django that just took place in Amsterdam last week. The organizers had both days of the conference live streamed. Here is the second days live stream https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWH3Waigi5Y
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Reinout van Rees attended the Django under the hood conference and wrote summaries of various talks he attented.
django under the hood

In Django, a GenericForeignKey is a feature that allows a model to be related to any other model in the system, as opposed to a ForeignKey which is related to a specific one. This post is about why GenericForeignKey is usually something you should stay away from. I haven't see any other articles describing why that is, or what the alternatives are, so this is my attempt at “GenericForeignKey considered harmful”.
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In this article Matthew Whitt shows us the usage of middleware to capture http expections and emit RESTful JSON error messages in Django.
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An extension for Django admin that makes interface mobile friendly.
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"Beautiful Django" is inspired by "Beautiful Code", published by O'Reilly. In Beautiful Code, each chapter is written by a different person on the subject of their choice. The only (strong) constraint: to illustrate what they think constitutes "Beautiful Code". Adrien Brunet https://twitter.com/Adrien_Brunet/status/794818889028956160 is looking for contributors for beautiful Django.
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Projects

django-scheduler - 356 Stars, 160 Fork
A calendar app for Django

awesome-django - 236 Stars, 0 Fork
A curated list of awesome Django apps, projects and resources.

Django Enhancement Proposals - 204 Stars, 38 Fork
Django Enhancement Proposals (DEPs) are a formal way of proposing large feature additions to the Django Web framework (http://www.djangoproject.com/). You want to watch this repository to know what's coming in Django.

django-performance-testing - 18 Stars, 2 Fork
Performance testing for Django through your automated tests!. This library helps by providing performance testing from the start - integrating it seamlessly into your existing development cycle, without requiring changes to your development workflow.

angular2-django-boilerplate - 4 Stars, 1 Fork
This is a flexiable boilerplate for Angular 2 and Django. It also uses cookiecutter. This repository is a merge of a django boilerplate and @AngularClass's angular2-webpack-starter.