Django

A collection of 175 articles

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Exercism
  • #runserver

Development Cached Templates - Building SaaS with Python and Django #150

In this episode, I ran through a Python exercise on Exercism that focused on strings. Then we moved onto the homeschool app and fixed an issue with templates that were cached during …

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #PDFs
  • #CSS

Exercism and PDF Page Numbering - Building SaaS with Python and Django #149

In this episode, we started to work on Python learning problems on Exercism. Then I added page numbers to PDFs on my homeschool app.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Sentry

How To Add Sentry - Building SaaS with Python and Django #148

In this episode, I switched my error management system from Rollbar to Sentry and walked through some of Sentry’s features.

  • #Django
  • #Python
  • #SaaS
  • #Heroku
  • #htmx

Heroku Stack Upgrade - Building SaaS with Python and Django #147

In this episode, I did some upgrades. We upgraded the app to the latest Heroku stack, upgraded htmx to the latest version, then worked on a small feature to add an empty state to a page when …

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #files

Episode 17 - Accepting Files

Maybe your app needs to handle files from users like profile pictures. Accepting files from others is tricky to do safely. On this episode, we’ll see the tools that Django provides to …

  • #Django
  • #Python
  • #JavaScript
  • #FormData
  • #SaaS

JavaScript FormData - Building SaaS with Python and Django #146

In this episode, we finished off one of the dynamic features of my homeschool app that required working with some JavaScript. I showed off what I learned about some of my mistakes from the …

  • #Django
  • #Python
  • #SaaS

Customer Features - Building SaaS with Python and Django #145

In this episode, we picked up some customer features to improve the app. I knocked out the first feature pretty quickly. The second feature involved working with FormData in the DOM, which …

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #SaaS

Delete Task UX - Building SaaS with Python and Django #144

In this episode, I worked on an issue to improve the user experience when deleting a task. The previous version forgot the user’s position in a task delete, and we updated the view so …

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #SaaS

flake8-bugbear - Building SaaS with Python and Django #143

In this episode, I updated my app to use flake8-bugbear. I fixed the issues that popped up and talked about strategies to manage adding new tools.

  • #Django
  • #Python
  • #SaaS

Finish Teacher Checklist - Building SaaS with Python and Django #142

In this episode, we finished off the teacher checklist feature in the homeschool app. I tied together all the loose ends, checked the feature end to end, and wrote the unit tests to complete …

  • #Django
  • #Python
  • #SaaS

Teacher Checklist Editing - Building SaaS with Python and Django #141

In this episode, I returned to the teacher checklist feature and started work on the edit page that will allow users to customize what they see on the checklist.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #authorization

Announcing django-denied

Django has a new authorization option with django-denied. This new package makes authorization checks required for all of your views in your Django app.

  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Python

Extract a New Open Source Package - Building SaaS with Python and Django #140

In this episode, I pulled out code from homeschool application and started a new open source project for a portion that I thought would be useful for others. The new package, which I have …

  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Python

Teacher Checklist Model - Building SaaS with Python and Django #139

In this episode, we created a new model for the teacher checklist feature that I recently added to my homeschool app. This new checklist model will enable users to filter out courses that …

  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Python

Teacher Checklist Template - Building SaaS with Python and Django #138

In this episode, I started by finishing off some refactoring work that I began on the previous stream. Once that was wrapped up, I built the data for the teacher checklist with the context …

  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Python

Refactoring and New Features - Building SaaS with Python and Django #137

In this episode, I continued on the teacher checklist for the homeschooling app. We added data to the context and this required some refactoring to be able to reuse data from other parts of …

  • #Django
  • #SaaS
  • #Python

New App In Project - Building SaaS with Python and Django #136

In this episode, I broke ground on a brand new feature. The feature will be a task checklist for teachers. Since the checklist is directly for teachers, I created a new Django app named …

  • #Python
  • #htmx
  • #Ruby
  • #PHP
  • #JavaScript
  • #Django
  • #Flask
  • #RubyOnRails
  • #Laravel
  • #AJAX

You Don't Need JavaScript

What If I Told You… You Don’t Need JavaScript. This talk explores why #JavaScript is not good fit for most web apps. I then show how most web apps can do dynamic things using …