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A middleware with process exception never called [migrated]

I have this middelware which is suppose to catch 500/400 exceptions and deal with them. But it never gets called. I've put it in the beginning and end of the ...
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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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django/python: 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 on the fly

I am writing a csv file generator that's filtering through about seven million db entries. {mySQL backend} This part is especially slow and I was wondering if ...
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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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Is there a neater way of 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 ...
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Building and getting a form of objects that have multiple properties

I'm building a form dynamically in a web app where I'm using product_id to keep track which product I'm reading and then ...
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Doubts about db_index, primary_key and unique parameters

I'm trying to improve my code. I've some doubts about db_index, primary_key and unique parameters. ...
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Am I being too redundant in this Django view (or can I reduce the repetition in my code)?

I'm new to Django and learning my ways around it. I'm writing a fake basic CRUD app to get me started. In the following code I pretty much copy and paste the same code four times with minor ...
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Polymorphism in Django models

For flexing my newly acquired Django & Python muscles, I have set up to do a mobile content delivery system via Wap Push (Ringtones, wallpapers, etc), old fashion but it is an exercise! I have a ...
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Refactoring advice needed for jQuery post

I have taken a stab at creating my first jQuery script from scratch. I use this to post an update to a Django application that allows a user to "follow" another user. I am sure that there are better ...
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Is this a good python design?

I'm using django and i wrote this decorator to take away some of the repetitive code i found for ajax views and i want to know your opinion (too basic, bad design, try this instead, ok, etc). ...
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Can you review my i18n/Jinja2/python code?

I'm learning to Jinja2 and what's important in this case isn't speed but i18n translations and functionality. With python 2.7 Jinja2 and not django seems to preferred way to go so I'm rewriting much ...
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Python XML parsing and data presentation in Django

I hope this is not a duplicate. For some time now, I've been using a pattern which I think could be done more elegantly. I have a lot of XML files that need to be represented in a Django views. My ...
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Review of django view function

I have a view function that allows a user to Add / Edit / Delete an object. How does the following function look, and in what ways could I improve it? I was thinking about separating aspects of the ...
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Django Team Sport class

So this isn't EXACTLY my code but it is close enough to show what I have. Also the naming is only for this site so if its not really clear forgive me. Its much clearer in the actual code. ...
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Separating a view function by action

I have one large view function where a user can Add, Edit, Delete, and Update his education. I am currently doing this all in one view because I haven't yet learned how to split up views by function. ...
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Multiple forms in django

I have an account page where I have three forms. A user can change his name, his email address, and his password. There are two difficulties I am having from trying to do this: 1) the request.user ...
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How would you rate this python code? (Django AJAX)

This code comes straight out from the example code in a Django book. I find it quite bad, mainly because the use of flags (if ajax then again ...
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How to optimize the code?

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Three-table queryset (full outer join?) in Django

I've got three tables I need query to display to a user for a web application I've written. Each table (Url, Note, Quote) has a foreign key relation to the User table. For every User, I need to sort ...
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Am I doing too much in my template?

The main view in my (toy!) Todo app is, of course, to display the list of tasks. These are grouped by some criterion, and the tasks structure below is actually a ...
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Django query_set filtering in the template

Can I make my template syntax simpler? I'm hoping to eliminate the if and maybe also the for block. This worked in the shell but I can't figure out the template syntax. ...
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An idiom to use the same view function to create or edit an object?

Here is the skeleton of my (first!) Django app: ...
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Beginner Django Model code review

I'm learning Django as I go. I know this model is missing user authentication, registration, comments/comment threading, and voting. But this is my starting code for my model. What are some of the ...