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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.

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.

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.

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PEP-484 type hints bindings for the Django web framework

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!

Tutorial on Django Inline formsets with code snippets.

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.

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