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Django News - Issue 10


Sponsor Django on Github

You can now sponsor Django directly via GitHub Sponsors.

DjangoCon Europe 2020 - Call for Proposals

The deadline is February 29th so get yours in soon!


Understand Group by in Django with SQL

If you have ever struggled with the Django ORM's Aggregate features, then check out this side-by-side comparison/cheatsheet of SQL to Querysets.

Custom Exceptions in Django REST Framework

Lacey Williams Henschel shows you how to handle cleaner DRF exceptions.

Moving to Django 3.0's Field.choices Enumeration Types

Django 3.0 added a new powerful way of handle Enumerations for model field choices. Check out this article for a nicer way to use them.

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Django Chat #50 - Technical Writing with Mikey Ariel

Mikey is a technical writer at Red Hat and gave the keynote at DjangoCon Europe 2019 on documentation. We discuss how to get into technical writing, her work on Write the Docs, and more.

Having Fun on the Path to Independence with Cory Zue of Place Card Me - The Indie Hackers Podcast

Cory uses Django at his day job at Dimagi and discusses building two side projects as well: PlaceCardMe and Pegasus.


Learn Django: Django-allauth Tutorial

William walks you through adding third-party (social) authentication to your website.


rsinger86/django-lifecycle: Declarative model lifecycle hooks, an alternative to Signals.

Looking for an alternative to Django Signals? Then check out django-lifecycle which adds hooks to Django models.


Integrated set of Django applications addressing authentication, registration, account management as well as 3rd party (social) account authentication.

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