A collection of 42 articles

  • #Django
  • #django-allauth
  • #users

User Accounts With django-allauth - Building SaaS #41

In this episode, we added django-allauth to create accounts that default to email instead of using usernames. We added the package, configured some templates, and created tests.

  • #Python
  • #Django

From Browser To Django

Django helps you build websites in Python. How does it work? In this series, we’ll explore Django from top to bottom to show you how to build the website you’ve wanted. We’ll start from the beginning with the browser.

  • #Django
  • #auth

Make A Custom User Model - Building SaaS #40

In this episode, we started a users app and hooked up the custom user model feature of Django to unlock the full extensibility of that model in the future.

  • #Django
  • #django-environ
  • #django-debug-toolbar

django-environ and django-debug-toolbar - Building SaaS #39

In this episode, we set up a couple of tools that will be at the base of development. The first tool was django-environ to control Django settings from environment variables. The second tool was the django-debug-toolbar to help with debugging pages in future work.

  • #Django
  • #Heroku

New Project, Who Dis? - Building SaaS #38

In this episode, we started a brand new project! I had some internet troubles so this “stream” is actually a local recording from my computer. We created a new Django project from scratch and set up Heroku to handle deployments.

  • #SaaS
  • #failure
  • #retrospective

Lessons From A Failed SaaS - Building SaaS #37

In this episode, we talked about the things I learned from my SaaS project and some of the reasons why it failed to succeed financially. We dug into the technical and marketing challenges that I faced and what went wrong.