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Django is a Python-based framework for creating web applications.

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Django BaseController

A working example of mine, trying to streamlining my Django views, with absolute inspiration from Laravel: ...
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Django query ManyToMany for tagged items

I've got a item inventory that each inventory item is tagged with multiple tags. What I've got is an API that takes a query parameter with multiple comma separated query items and returns a list of ...
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Django Forms and handling

I'm really new with Django and I would like to get your minds, advices, ... in order to improve the first part of my project. For the moment, I created a model form which is named ...
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Civil status database with Django

I'm beginning with Django and I have a Civil Status project. I created my first models.py in order to get a Form, but I had some advices in order to normalize my database. I made this process and I ...
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Django Notification Model with a generic relation

I wanted to implement notifications for my app, so that a user would know if another user, liked, commented on, or followed another user. It works, but I feel like it's very limited which I need to ...
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Abstracting celery tasks with class based implementations

Background I want to send emails with a rendered template (django template, that is) but I also want to be able to control the QuerySets, and context provided. The goal is to make a task whose ...
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Storing database references to files/media

This is an extension of this question due to it not covering an important role of my setup that I think needs more attention. The files are stored on a different server for separation and convenience....
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Django REST custom methods for generic views

I'm intern and work on a project where I develop DRF API that need to interact with mobile app written by my colleague with Ionic framework. We are creating new user. My view method is following: <...
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Backup MySQL database for Django projects

I have a usual Django application with a single MySQL database. The purpose of this shell script is to backup a MySQL database every midnight by crontab and check that everything goes right. The ...
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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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Profile creation

I was creating a view with Django that would create a user profile for a website and this is what I came up with: ...
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Generating a unique ID for a filename

This function generates a unique id for my files, which will be stored in the database to reference them. It returns the id if unique, if not, it generates a new one. My separate file server can then ...
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oAuth2 token creation when registering new user

I am working on Django Rest Framework for backend to develop android app. My project is about Food Delivery System. My app has user login and registration feature. I preferred oAuth2 for token based ...
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Method to return the lowest filename number not being used

I have a Django site where users upload and have the option to delete files. There will be a lot of files that will have the same logical name so I append numbers to them: ...
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Django class based view URL API

I kind of started making an API for my site in a Django class based view because it seemed logical and now it has gotten quite large and unruly and I am starting to wonder if I am doing this correctly....
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Model design for Online Food order app

I have been trying to develop online food order application. I have taken the concept of zomato.com where a user or say owner registers his/her restaurant. After adding the restaurant, an executive ...
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Dynamic Official Receipt increment algorithm

I made a function that would automatically generate official receipt for POS. it is able to accept format such as xxx, xxx-xxx, xx-xx. But my code is really messy and horrible and it needs review. I ...
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One user profile for company and person

I'm creating a web page which has two types of users with very similar permissions: Person and Company. The main difference is ...
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Decorator to take away repetitive code

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, etc). ...
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Rendering a confirm page before saving form to db

I would like to hear your opinions on this approach. The thing I do is that I have one page where the user can fill the form - order. I want user to fill the form, then click on the 'next' button. ...
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Creating multiple objects using two forms

I would appreciate if you check my code and tell me what should I change. The code finally works but it could be much clear in my opinion. This is all about creating an ...
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Django controller method to list the top characters, guilds, and killers

I've been reading the Chapter 8 of this book. Here's the view I'm currently coding. It list all characters/guilds according to the type of URL. ...
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simple form validation

i've just started to learn python /django .. im coming from php world ...i mostly struggle with None values which are new to me .. in php i mostly did my boll checking with true/false but in python ...
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Idiomatic Django conditional filter queryset

I am sharing a viewset between two types of routes in Django: one is a nested route (/users/:id/comments/:id/), and a regular route (...
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Validating Email Addresses without DB

I wanted to put this out here and see if there were any security vulnerabilities that I'm not seeing. Also, if I can improve performance without sacrificing security, that's always a plus. Thanks in ...
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Django query filter on count in one to many relation

I have the following models: ...
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Get time slots based on multiple workshops

I have a list of Workshops, each having open days (Monday, Tuesday etc.) and open time and close time (which will be same for each day). Now, Based on the current time, I need to find out next 7 days ...
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Registration in Django

Can you say, is this a bad code for registration in Django? Do I need to fix something or use a pip instead? (I am learning) ...
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Loading data from a text file into the database as fast as possible

I'm building a Django (1.8.12) application that parses a .bc3 file (Standard Interchange Format for Databases of Construction and Real State) and loads all the data into the database (PostgreSQL 9.3.9)...
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Auto registering class registry

I built this auto registering registry to look into a package and import all modules and register any classes that are a subclass of a base class. I use it as a registry for a model's choices in ...
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improvement of a database register function

Here is a function in a django rest api, that takes data in json and registers a category for a given website. I'd like to merge two try...except parts that check <...
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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 profile....
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Ad filtering in Angular factory

I'm an 'old school' programmer (C, C++), and I have step-by-step, algorithmic thinking. I'm writing some code in Angular + Django and I know that this code is ugly but I don't have any idea how to ...
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LRU caching decorator that caches in the instance and in a shared cache

I needed a caching decorator, that could be used with methods and functions, that could take typed args and kwargs, and that was Python 2.7 compatible. Therefore I started with a backport of the <...
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Selecting all posts created by user that actual user follows

I have a view that displays posts created by users that actual logged in user follows. It works, by I think the way I've done it isn't good. BTW, UserProfile is my default user model. UserFollower ...
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FIFO inventory allocation method

I am an owner of a small industrial business startup and I am learning to write software in order to efficiently keep track of our inventory and finances, as our needs have outgrown the capabilities ...
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Handling SMS replies to register/unregister phone numbers

I'm working on a Django Twilio app, and I believe it's coming along well. I just want to improve my code writing skills. How can I improve the below code? ...
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Object oriented architecture with an image processing code

This code is python 3X code (in django). It takes an instance of user entry, and process images: it creates a resized version of original image, 2 thumbs, saves all, and update instance fields to ...
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Django views for banking operations

How can I Pythonize/Djangoize/DRY my Django code? views.py ...
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Bank account model implementation in Django

There is a draft of my models.py. What can I do for code quality and readability increase? ...
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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 object's ...
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Mapping different classes to the same database table

I have several very similar subclasses that I (think I) want to be stored in the same database table. Most of the fields are identical, with each subclass adding 1 or 2 custom fields. My code is using ...
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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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SOAP request in a while loop

I am developing a service where the user need to sign the seller agreement with Mobile BankID (Swedish e-sign service). To make this work I need to make SOAP request to get the progress status of the ...
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Django search method

I have done this small piece of code used to search for a given word across several fields of a Django model. Goal was to have first entries equals to the word, then entries starting by the world ...
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Serving a growing audio file with Django

I would like to serve a growing audio file (raw PCM audio for now) with the possibility of seeking. I tried to manage it with Apache, but in the end wasn't able to achieve what I wanted. Now I ...
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Platform to buy services, where you can receive notifications

I am developing a website, where people can buy services, also it has a notification system; I do this in views to show log in and sign up, on index.html. views.py ...
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A web crawler for scraping images from stock photo websites

I created a web crawler that uses beautiful soup to crawl images from a website and scrape them to a database. in order to use it you have to create a class that inherits from Crawler and implements 4 ...
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How should I arrange my imports? [closed]

I inherited a project that has many imports. Is there any way to refactor it so that we don't have this many imports? ...
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Excluding an element from a dictionary

I was asked to change code that I maintain (but didn't write) for a learning management system that previously listed an examed course both under examed courses and other courses and now my task was ...