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In this review I’ll explain how Djaneiro can make your Django development workflow more productive and I’ll go over the pros and cons of the plugin as I experienced them. After that I’ll take a look at alternatives to Djaneiro in the Sublime Text plugin landscape. At the end I’ll share my final verdict and rating.
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Factories build instances of models, primarily for testing, but can be used anywhere. ( Read on Factory Design Patterns). In this post I present my attempts at grading different factory libraries available for Django based on the validity of the instances that they create.
design pattern

I recently had the honor to work on a major refactoring of Cadasta’s test code. The goal was to make the test code more consistent and easier to write.
testing

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PEP-484 type hints bindings for the Django web framework
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Until recently unit testing middleware was a bit of a bit of a mystery. Getting unit tests on everything is pretty important, so I figured I should give it a go. To my surprise Python made this stupidly simple!
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Tutorial on Django Inline formsets with code snippets.
forms

I've compiled a list of 6 must-do housekeeping steps when kicking off a new Django project. Many of these tips have been collected from other development teams and mentors that I've worked with over the past decade using Django. Local Settings Override, Test-Specific Configuration Stanza, Set up coverage.py, Install iPython, Install django-extensions Configure PyCharm with a Django Shell Debugger. Curators Note Check the comments section for discussion.
setup tips

Personally the only thing I found interesting in the post was the "Developer Cost" Section. It's an interesting perspective from someone who is not going to code in these frameworks on a day to day basis but judging from a business perspective. Note - THIS IS NOT A TECHNICAL COMPARISON.


Projects

django-konfera - 14 Stars, 31 Fork
Yet another event organization app for Django.

django-pg-utils - 13 Stars, 0 Fork
Custom query expressions for Django, built on top of PostgreSQL functions

django-estimators - 5 Stars, 2 Fork
django app to load and persist scikit learn machine learning models