The single most significant advantage in Django class-based views is inheritance. On a large project it's likely that we will have lots of similar views. instead of writing the repeated code we can simply have our views inherit from a base view.
Google Maps allows you to display maps on your web site, we can also customize maps, and the information on maps.
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.
CasperJS can be used for Navigation Scipting, Scraping and testing. In this Tutorial we will see how to scrape data from website using CasperJS and PhantomJS 1.9
In This Tutorial we will learn to customize Logstash to parse any type of Log Files. Logstash helps us to process logs and other event data from a variety of systems. It also Supports variable injection into elasticsearch and has 200+ plugins.
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.
Here You can learn about how to setup and deploy a Django application to Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Amazon Elastic Beanstalk, EC2, and S3
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.