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Django application - code improvements and best practices [on hold]

I have just finished a Django application, and I would like to get from you some code reviews related to my code. Application flow: Basically, my application is accessing a specific URL (always the ...
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Changing attributes in Django Objects outside of iteration

I'm adding three attributes to a Django QuerySet that represents a hierarchical tree structure: a display_name which is added to all objects the id of the ...
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Updating multiple membership plan expiration dates at once

I have model action in RequestAdmin like this: ...
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Django view and template for a virtual zoo

I have a Django view and template that work together, but I think I probably did things in a crappy way. I basically have many dynamic values that I want to display on the page, and in two different ...
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Transaction.atomic with continuations

I have a view that looks like this: ...
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Optimisation of a views.py for survey application

I have developed a small survey application in Django 1.6.2 which requires that the participants fill out a number of questions over 27 pages using a ...
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Optimisation of a forms.py for a survey application

This is my forms.py for a small survey application I am developing. I previously posted some of my models.py. I am completely self-taught and am just looking for advice on how to improve. Any advice, ...
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Django Person Model created from forms.ModelForm

This is the current iteration of my first model of a Person. The model is populated by a survey application using forms.ModelForm and a ...
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Fetching BasicInfo, BillingInfo, and DocumentInfo objects

The repetition is super obvious here. How can I rewrite this code? I need one base method in which I pass a Django model, to call objects.filter, but I can't figure ...
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Save 2 related models through a single form

Here are two models - Property and Developer: ...
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First attempt at weighted search

My concern is speed, since this may be used in an e-commerce website I want it to be as quick as possible. Where can I improve? ...
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User and Score models

I have a couple of models - User & Score. I am displaying data from those models to my template. Data from ...
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Determine what hazard type does the building belong using GeoDjango Intersects

Below is my query to identify what hazard type does the buildings belong: ...
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Organizing museum artwork

I have a small Django project to help organize museum artwork. In my models.py file, my museum object is defined as follows: ...
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Return JSON data based on GeoDjango Queryset

My code below returns a JSON data based on user's input or query in my HTML page or template. However, I need to modify or do some tweaking with my JSON data in order for me to use it in my datatables ...
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An array of dictionaries; comparing each {key, value} pair; and combining dictionaries

I'm trying to optimize a nested for loops that compares an element in the array with the rest of the element in the array. There's two part, the first part is for example, an Array has 3 elements, ...
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Correct, DRY, and efficient use of Django Managers?

I'm writing a custom Manager for my django app that lets you group django-enumfields: ...
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Create user with profiles and send emails

I am learning Python (3) and Django (1.7) after a while in PHP (not POO). I am rebuilding my own website that has public members. My members have a user account, a public profile and a private ...
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Modeling a Mage character from nWoD, using Django

Goal Design a representation of a mage character from the World of Darkness RPG, as well their associated spells. Here is a visual representation of the schema. You can see it more closely ...
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Use of get queryset and using pass to ignore an exception and proceed in my django view

I wrote a view to update my draft object. Before updating my draft I need to see if any draft exists for package(draft.package) in db or not. If any draft is ...
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Dynamically calculate status in MLM

Problem: dynamically calculate status in MLM only based on a structure. It works correctly but it's so slow. Only test processing takes about 20 seconds. I tried to replace some lists by generators, ...
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Finding Facebook Friends on app, and not on app

This code gets all of a user's Facebook friends who use our app and returns a dictionary with keys that are their id's in our database and values that are a default connection level. The code should ...
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Class for multithreaded insert into database

Here I have class that supposed to take dictionaries of product objects and their articles (kind of unique identifier) from queue and insert or update them in database table. Received dictionary ...
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Django template filter - sort by multiple keys

I have prepared an implementation of sort_by_keys filter: ...
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Efficient Django model for blog post

I'm currently trying to create a travel blog using Django whereby users will be able to create a travel plan with the following features: Each user can create a travel event based on the start date ...
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A `get_context_data` method for selecting and updating images displayed to a user over a multi page form

Below are the get_context_data method and the done method of a SesionWizardView. A SessionWizardView is designed to split a form over multiple pages. The ...
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URL selection function that is designed to randomly assign users to different surveys until full

I'm trying to condense some of my code to make it more maintainable and to learn a few new tricks. Below is a Python 2.7 / Django 1.6 function which is designed to assign users to one of three ...
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Django Model field naming convention for lookup tables

I'm currently in the process of refactoring a Django app to use Django REST Framework. Within the existing code there are 15 models for lookup tables. The structure of each model is as follows (using ...
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CRM for a web host

I wrote an application which runs correctly, but I just want to have some feedback on it. Is there something unnecessary, or could there be something more pythonic, or did I write some code which ...
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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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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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Book database for a library system

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've tried to create an implementation of a 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 ...
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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 ...