#73 - Djangochat podcast, Django Recommended Reading and more
From DjangoWeekly Blog

by Ankur Gupta

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I ’ve spent weeks working new podcast called DjangoChat The episode launched listen

At Caktus, we believe in continued learning (and teaching). It's important to read up on the latest industry trends and technologies to stay current in order to address our clients' challenges. We even maintain a library in our office for staff use, and we add references frequently. Our team enjoys sharing what they've learned by contributing to online resources, such as the Django Documentation and the Mozilla Developer Network Web Docs.

Django ORM uses transactions or savepoints automatically to guarantee the integrity of ORM operations that require multiple queries, especially delete() and update() queries. Few things are should be clear in mind while writing the transaction block with atomic().

This article aims to simplify the process of deploying, maintaining, and scaling a production-grade Django app on Heroku. We'll also review some tips and tricks for simplifying the deployment process.

Masonite is an increasingly popular Python web framework that has garnered a lot of attention in the Python community recently.I am not here to say that Django is crap and that Masonite is the best thing in the entire world but I have talked with a lot of developers over the past year on why they made the switch from Django to Masonite. Below I will go into some detail on the common reasons I have found between them all and why Masonite may make more sense to use for your next project.

In this article, we will see how to create a Universal application using Django and Nuxt.js. Django will handle the backend operations and provide the APIs using the (DRF) Django Rest Framework, while Nuxt.js will create the frontend.

The client requested that I add a feature to allow administration users to download the data in CSV format. They also wanted me to include a feature where all of the data can be dumped into a zip file for download.I will write about how I accomplished this using two different methods.

A pragmatic styleguide for Django API Projects.

This django widget contains Date-Picker, Time-Picker, DateTime-Picker input widgets with date-range-picker functionality for django version >= 2.0. The widget implements flatpickr to display date-pickers in django model forms and custom forms which can be configured easily for date-range selection. For Bootstrap date-picker see django-bootstrap-datepicker-plus.

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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