Docker, has captured the hearts and minds of the Devops community, with its platform for delivering distributed applications in containers. In this Blog Post, Lets look on how to deploy a sample django app into docker container.
Explaining Django Oscar checkout flow.
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.
Django provides the comfort database migrations from its version 1.8, with which we can avoid the usage of third party packages like south. Adding migrations to new apps is straightforward - they come preconfigured to accept migrations, and so just run make migrations once you’ve made some changes. But if your app already has models and database tables, and doesn’t have migrations yet or you got your migrations messed up, you’ll need to convert your app to use migrations.
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.
Ecommerce solution providers like OpenCart, Magento Provide extensions to see Google analytics data in their own dashboards as graphs. whereas there are no such plugins availble in Python. In this tutorial, we will learn how to display google graphs in your website.