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Any open source django projects to start practicing with?

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Dane Hillard

None of these are particularly useful teaching projects, but all of my Django projects are open source. Feel free to peruse and ask me any questions!

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Dane Hillard

I've also got a reusable Django app for incorporating Webmention into your Django app: django-webmention

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You could start from awesome-django but it's a long list and I don't know which of those projects have beginner friendly tickets.

A possible way to narrow down the list is to look at the most popular projects or libraries that have a singular purpose that might be easier to work on.

A couple (active projects) that I picked from Awesome Django:

  • django-rest-framework is the most popular library to build a REST API on top of Django. They have a bunch of open issues and explcitly say the following in their issues page

  • django-q is a simple and cool multiprocess distributed queue for Django that integrates with its admin
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Mario César

I just started, and will do a series of videos of me doing all the work. however the videos are on Spanish :)

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Omarwoth Jonathan

Hey Mario are contributions welcomed on this project I see some issues have been raised

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Mario César

Just released 0.5 version, with lot of updates.

Sorry for being away ! :D

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Soumya Sharma

The Wikimedia Foundation has this very nice beginners friendly open source Django project called TWLight. You can see more details here:

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Thomas Junkツ

A former colleague of mine did WGER in his sparetime: A workout and fitness manager.

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django / django-localflavor

Country-specific Django helpers, formerly of contrib fame


Django's "localflavor" packages offer additional functionality for particular countries or cultures. For example, these might include form fields for your country's postal codes or government ID numbers.

This code used to live in Django proper -- in django.contrib.localflavor -- but was separated into a standalone package in Django 1.5 to keep the framework's core clean.

For a full list of available localflavors, see

django-localflavor can also be found on and installed from the Python Package Index:

Release Overview

You're encouraged to use the latest version of this package unless you need support for an unsupported version of Django.

2018-08-24 - 2.1: Django 1.11 - 2.1

2017-12-30 - 2.0: Django 1.11 - 2.0

All deprecated code has been removed in this release. See changelog for details.

2017-11-22 - 1.6: Django 1.8 - 1.11

All deprecated code will be removed in the next release. Please run…

Project that helped me contribute to core of Django