Mar 31, 2013
One of the major feature of Django 1.5 is the new custom user model. This article is a step by step guide on how to migrate your existing user data using the legacy user profile (which will be dropped in version 1.7) to a custom user model without losing data in the process.
This guide will use the excellent South framework to handle the migration. If you are ...
Mar 11, 2013
When developping web applications one often needs to send mails. It could be for example adress validation, notifications, or whatever. An underrated feature I wanted to share today is the python integrated SMTP server which could be a really good help in testing your application's mail features. Instead of having to deploy an SMTP server or you use your ISP's one, you can just type in your terminal ...
Mar 05, 2013
Django 1.5 had finally been released after two release candidates. Let's have a look in details of what it comes with.
It is the first Django version to support Python 3. This feature required a long work and is still considered experimental : do not use it in production. Django 1.6 is planned to be the release ready for Python 3 production. In the meantime, this 1.5 ...