Using Github integration, we can get the user verified email id, general information, git hub URL, id, disk usage, public, private repo's, gists and followers, following in a less span of time.
These Following steps are needed for Github integration:
1. creating git hub app
2. Authenticating user and getting an access token.
3. Get user information, work history using access token.
Here You can learn about how to setup and deploy a Django application to Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Amazon Elastic Beanstalk, EC2, and S3
Explaining Django Oscar checkout flow.
Django by default to store the files in your local file system. To make your files load quickly and secure we need to go for any third party storage systems. AWS s3 is one of the storage service for the Internet. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers. django has a package called django-storages which can be used to store the files in the amazon s3 and serve them from its cloudfront service.
IPython is a set of tools developed to make it easier for the programmers to work with Python and data. IPython provides extensions to the Python programming language that make working interactively convenient and efficient. IPython Notebook lets you write and execute code, analyze data in your web browser.
Ansible is a scripting language mostly used to automate installing applications, deploying apps etc..
You may think why learn new language if I can do the same using shell scripts, well that's ok but in my opinion ansible doesn't take much time to learn and shell scripts could become complex as the projects scale up. You can read afurther details over here(https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=6431552).
When you want to track your exception and log mesages in a UI rather than storing it in a file(which we usually do), we can use SENTRY. Sentry provides real-time crash reporting and exception tracking for your web and mobile apps.
Django provides built in authentication which is good for most of the cases, but you may have needs that are being served with the existing system. For Ex: You want 'email' for authentication purpose rather than Django's username field and you want an extra field called 'display_name' as full name for the logged in User. To meet the above requirements, we need to customize Django's built-in user model or substitute a completely customized model.
We all want our own domain name to be setup for cloud front instead of amazon default cloud front domain name. We need two things for that to happen.
1. DNS should be served from amazon Route53
2. SSL for our custom domain
Configuring SSL is beneficial not only for security purpose but also for SEO too.
Linuxsoftware foundation's initiated a program called Let’s Encrypt to give ssl certificates for free and it is in preview state as of today. You can whitelist your domain by registering here. You can configure after getting confirmation from Let’s Encrypt team.