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Django News - Issue 3


Happy holidays everyone!

As 2019 comes to a close, we'd like to wish everyone a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year!

Thanks, Jeff and William

PS: We are excited about 2020 and have big plans.

Python 3.8.1, 3.7.6, 3.6.10, and 3.9.0a2 are now available!

When is the last release of Python 2.7 coming out?

On January 1, 2020, Python 2.7.18 will enter "code freeze" and will officially be released in April 2020 per PEP 373. This will be the last official version of Python 2.7.

Django Channels 2.4.0 is out!

Channels 2.4 brings compatibility with Django 3.0s new async features. Please note: support was dropped for all Django versions before 2.2, which is the current LTS.

Wagtail 2.7 LTS

Sponsored Links

Test-Driven Development with Django, Django REST Framework, and Docker

An advanced-beginner course on Django.


When to switch to Python 3.8

Flask vs Django (2020)

A comparison of the two most popular Python-based web frameworks.

Automate your Telegram channel with a Django Telegram Bot

Have you ever wanted to create your own chat bot with Django and Telegram? Learn how with this guide.


The Django Stack behind

An interview with Dan Bader who runs, a Django site with 4 million+ page views a month hosted on Heroku for ~ $700 USD / month.

Django Chat - Performance

Is premature optimization the root of all evil? We discuss! And also cover both common and uncommon techniques for improving performance in a Django application.


Django and MongoDB database connector

Djongo promises to be the only Django database connector that works with MongoDB without changing the Django ORM.

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