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Django ListView with MySQL query for the queryset

(Note: Even if you don't know Django, it's probably the query that needs work anyway, so you probably don't need to know Django/Python) I have a ListView that ...
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jQuery slider in a Python/Django SessionWizardView

I have created a Data Verification page in a Django SessionWizardView where a user has to confirm an earlier submitted rating of an image using a jQuery UI Slider ...
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Simple Django website with no authentication. For auth/testing tutorial — Model, model-tests, urls.py, and settings.py only

I am writing a simple Django project which has no authentication at all. It's going to be used as the basis of a tutorial I'm writing, on the full authentication lifecycle (create account, login, ...
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What are the latest Odds?

The main problem the following query is solving, is the following: Each Offer has multiple Odds (...
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Is this way of creating dynamic Django Forms too cute? [closed]

In Django I sometimes have forms of which the number of fields can vary depending on circumstances. Maybe a field isn't shown sometimes in cases when it's not applicable. I usually create optional ...
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Optimising and condensing Django View Class

This follows on from a previous question I asked which was of huge help to me. I am still only learning Python and Django and I would love to learn how to code better. The below is a ...
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Error-handling in Django model-adding form

I am writing a book database, and ultimately a library system, in Django. When a book is created without a title set, the ISBN will be used to automatically fetch book data from WorldCat I have just ...
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Reduce and condense a non standard SessionWizardView

As I'm slowly getting the hang of Python and Django I'm becoming increasingly worried about the volume/quality of code I have. This is my first time building a Python/Django Application and I'm ...
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Are 2 Django URLs pointing at 1 view unorthodox?

I'm in the process of writing a private messaging system and I have 2 URLs which go to the same view (is that bad?). The logic behind this madness relates to the way user relationships are structured ...
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Upload and resize image

I have implemented following code to upload and resize image in Django. Please suggest ways to make it more pythonic. ...
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Try to implement comments tree for django

I tried to create implementation of tree for comments. I want use it in Django to store comments. Please tell me how to implement it much simpler, without recursion, to find child nodes. ...
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Recursive Django filter to output a list from user hierarchy

I need to create an HTML unordered list (to display with jstree) to display the hierarchy of users, along with a list underneath the user's "subusers" of their comments. Each user could have many ...
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Django Custom Decorator for user group check

I wrote a custom decorator to check whether user is in particular group of not. Please provide the feedback on optimizing code. I currently moved from Java to Django-Python so I wasn't able to ...
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School applicant form

I have created, in Django 1.6, a site for a school, where an applicant can get registered. It's a form that requests some information from the registrant and creates a random code for each applicant. ...
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Personal Project for managing Bookmarks - View Part

The code is the view part of my bookmarker - project for managing bookmarks by categories. It uses Python 3.4/Django 1.6. I have also included models.py for reference. The code does the following ...
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Improving models for a Django quiz

I'm working on a little django quiz taking app. Currently I'm making it's models. So far I've got Quiz, Question, ...
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Replacement for commit_on_success

I am porting an application from django 1.4.5 to django 1.6.1. I found that commit_on_success has been deprecated. Moreover I found specific incompatibilities when ...
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Adding, deleting elements as per autocomplete results - updated

I am working on a Python/Django project which has turned into a JavaScript/jQuery project due to the amount of asynchronous functionality that I thought to add. There is a JavaScript file which is ...
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Speed up my search

I have a django app with search powered by haystack. The general search goes very quickly, but I need to filter the results by their model type. It works but is very slow. I've never really worked ...
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Django class-based generic views - am I doing it right?

I am working on a simple "to do list" app in Django (two models: List and Item). I'm trying to learn and make use of ...
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Adding, deleting elements as per autocomplete results

I am working on a bookmarker project for replacing storage of bookmarks in webbrowser. It will be storing bookmarks as per categories in a database. I have written some jQuery for the WIP search page. ...
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How to design a user defined graph structure?

First, my code to review: ...
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Django models: different methods on each instance?

Imagine I have code like this in (it's about the concept; this is example code): ...
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Code efficiency with many records

I have a bunch of functions that return strings based upon score ranges. Then I have another function that sums everything up and assigns a numeric weight. ...
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How to DRY up my forms.py?

I have two ModelForms that are the same, except that one of them has its form layout built in a view and one has a submit button. These are pretty long and I have a ...
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Django Rest Framework - add/remove to a list

I have a model Collection which has a many to many relation to a model Item. I want to be able to add or remove items to this collection using Django Rest Framework. Option1 - make an action: ...
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Building SQL query

I wrote a messy function and I am wondering if you see any way I could clean it up. Essentially it takes in a list e_1=2&e_2=23&e_3=1 and makes a queryset ...
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Django on virtual machine - watching changes in static files and autocompiling LESS without inotify

I'm setting up a Django development environment using Vagrant to run an Ubuntu virtual machine on VirtualBox. As this is a student project run mostly be very amateur coders and I want everyone to be ...
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Django API Implementation

I am building a backend to a mobile application that will be hosted on a Django site connected to a PostgreSQL database. I have never built anything to accomplish this before and this is my first go ...
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Is this the correct way of handling Json? [closed]

So, I have this table generated by Django: ...
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Django form validation based on the contents of uploaded files

I have a Django form with a lot of fields, including some FileFields. I want to validate the form based on the contents of the files: they must be valid gdal datasets, and if both are present (one of ...
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Creating a pythonic snippet to read and clean .csv files

I am trying to import a .csv file, clean the contents, and make sure all the errors are eliminated. IO error file format error data error I am using the snippet below. Could someone help me clean ...
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Beautify / Refactor some Python / Django Code

So, in the following code, I am getting the best available set of rates. It gets the job done, but I think it's too long for what it does. How could I shorten this code and still get the same thing ...
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Is one view that handles two sibling models a good idea?

I am using Django multi-table inheritance: Video and Image are models derived from Media. ...
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Using a .csv file to insert data into the Django model

I have a script that uses a .csv file into insert data to the Django model. Now, I wonder if there's a better way of doing this. ...
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Split Django into apps

I am thinking about how to split my website into smaller reusable apps. I've finally figured out something and need your opinion. My main problem was that each app uses ...
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Implementing “day wise task management” system using Django and AngularJS

I have a Task model in Django which looks like the following: ...
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modifying local environment in python

I need to inject same variables into settings.py for multiple django apps.hence i wrote a module which takes in output of local() and modifies. This works but is it the right way to do things? ...
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Django Celery Task for all objects in model with datetime operations

I created this quite important piece of code. But I am not pretty sure is it good enough. Description: I have big task for database and decided to use django-celery. I want to go through all objects ...
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Django template block name changing function

I created a reusable function for changing block name in Djago templates. I want to know if the code is good or is there any probable issues in it. I developed the function as a hack for the following ...
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Faster Django CSV generation for several million database entries

I am writing a CSV file generator that's filtering through about seven million database entries (MySQL backend). This part is especially slow and I was wondering if there is a way to make it much ...
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Unpacking sequences for functions

After watching Raymond Hettinger, I decided to go through my code and make it faster and more beautiful. The example given on the slides is, unfortunately, not good enough to get me going (ref. ...
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Python/Django Script - Is it crap? Objects duplicated or passed?

I've written a script using the Django ORM to store 'configuration settings' and interacting with the Google Drive API and another API. The script creates a base project folder and subfolders in ...
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POST data handler

I have written a function to handle post data received from a web page. The Emphasis is on making getting post data easy: using the function allows the coder to specify the required data, type, and ...
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Django how to make this view faster?

I have view and it works correct, but very slow ...
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Finding the profile name for a join in my Facebook auth backend

I've written a project for handling various Facebook things and I ran into the issue where one project named the users profile Profile while normally they would be ...
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Feedback on a small Python parser

I'm working on a feature for the HamlPy (Haml for Django) project: About Haml For those who don't know, Haml is an indentation-based markup language which compiles to HTML: ...
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Any issues with injecting data into a django form after creating an instance?

I have a django form CreateQuoteRequestForm and I wanted to populate a list of items from a query set. So I created a list and then assigned as seen below. The form and select box work well. Are ...
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Need advice of refactoring views.py

I setup simple CRUD in Django ...