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1. uses HTTP properly

2. Entry.objects.filter(author__first_name__startswith="J")

3. adjacency list (fast writes, slow reads)

4. stand-alne

4.1. manual documentation page there

5. select_related

5.1. django abstracts the db but is sensitive to performance

5.2. e.g.

5.2.1. Untitled

5.2.1.1. generates 2 queries

5.2.2. e = Entry.objects.select_related().get(pk=1)

5.2.2.1. pre-join query

5.3. in general, your page performance is correlated to the number of queries that gets executed

5.4. select_related(depth=2)

5.5. look at the generated sql from select_related

5.5.1. .query

5.5.1.1. shows the SQL

5.6. filter

6. EXIF parsing

6.1. reads photo metadata (eg location) from jpg's

7. base models

8. standard in any large django project

9. you need to add the 404, 500 templates

9.1. test can't work on debug

10. are immutable

10.1. qs1 = ..

10.2. qs2 = qs1.filter(...)

10.2.1. doesn't change qs1

11. select_related('field1', 'field2')

12. celery

12.1. Task queue for Python

13. you can limit the select_related to save memory taken by select_related

13.1. which fields

13.2. to what depth

14. About

14.1. "Django is a high-level Python web framework that encourages rapid development ddd clean pragmatic design"

14.2. dddd

14.3. Came from newspaper environment - very short dead-lines

14.3.1. Boss usually came back from lunch & requested stuff by EOD

14.4. Favour agile iterative methodology

14.5. To balance "clean" & "pragmatic"- Django guides you how to do things the right way

15. Install

15.1. quick way

15.1.1. easy_install django

15.1.2. http://bit.ly/dsetup

15.1.2.1. distributed setup

15.2. best way

15.2.1. virtualenv

16. models

16.1. inspectdb

16.1.1. mgmt command to start with existing db

16.2. always add related_name

17. admin

17.1. syntax for customization

17.1.1. Untitled

17.2. Original motivation

17.2.1. Allow content editors to start entering data while developers develop the application

17.3. list_editable

18. templates

18.1. filters

18.1.1. can be piped

18.2. tags

18.2.1. length

18.2.2. regroup

18.3. inheritance

18.3.1. extends must be 1st line

18.3.2. the more blocks the better

18.3.3. if you're duplicating code, you're missing a block

18.3.4. block.super

19. queries

19.1. all

19.2. get

19.3. exclude

19.3.1. opposite of filter

19.4. field lookups

19.4.1. exact, iexact

19.4.2. in

19.4.2.1. name__in=(...)

19.4.2.2. author__in=Author.objects.filter(...)

19.4.2.2.1. will create an SQL with sub-query

19.4.3. range

19.4.4. ...

19.5. following relationships

20. Query Sets

20.1. are chainable

20.1.1. e.g., filter & then exclude

20.1.2. are lazy

20.1.2.1. they're evaluated only when

20.1.2.1.1. iterated

20.1.2.1.2. slicing

20.1.2.1.3. print

20.1.2.1.4. len()

20.1.2.1.5. list()

21. eco-system

21.1. djangopackages

21.2. selected apps

21.2.1. django-extensions

21.2.1.1. many manage.py extensions

21.2.1.1.1. graph_models, passwd, runserver_plus, show_urls, shell_plus

21.2.1.2. custom fields

21.2.2. django-treebeard

21.2.3. Supports Whoosh & Solr & recently also ...

21.2.3.1. Whoosh is python

21.2.4. django-photologue

21.2.4.1. on-the-fly photo resizing & effects

21.2.4.2. enhanced image field & base classes

21.2.4.3. Bulk image upload

21.2.4.4. Photos, galleries

21.2.4.5. tree-like data structures

21.2.4.5.1. materialized path

21.2.4.5.2. nested sets (slow writes, fast reads)

21.2.5. easy-thumbnails

21.2.6. django-registration

21.2.7. django-taggit

21.2.7.1. just add to the model

21.2.7.1.1. tags = TaggableManager()

21.2.8. haystack

21.2.8.1. full-text indexing & search

21.2.8.2. Automatic update of indexed models

21.2.8.2.1. Automatic 2-way sync

21.2.8.3. Query via strings or QuerySet-like interface

21.2.8.4. Support for advanced back-end operations

21.2.9. piston

21.2.9.1. RESTful API framework

21.2.9.2. either

21.2.9.2.1. model-linked

21.2.9.3. pluggable auth

21.2.9.4. Validation, throttling, streaming

21.2.9.5. there's a utility that updates the fixtures when you're changing data

21.2.10. south

21.2.10.1. migration tool

21.2.10.2. that's the 1st thing Jacob installs in a new projects

21.3. bigger apps

21.3.1. pinax

21.3.1.1. social apps

21.3.2. satchmo

21.3.2.1. ecommerce apps

22. sample app

22.1. metric

22.1.1. app for recording stats

22.1.2. invoked in views & save method of models

22.2. tasks

22.2.1. uses decorator

22.3. api

22.3.1. /api/v1

22.3.2. using piston

22.4. iterative test-driven cycles

22.4.1. rapid iterations

22.4.1.1. whats the smallest thing we can build in a day

22.4.1.2. then whats the next thing we can add

22.4.1.3. & so on

22.4.2. feedback as soon as possible

22.4.3. at any given moment, this works

23. testing

23.1. dump fixtures

23.2. sample

23.2.1. Untitled

24. uop

25. test

26. food

27. poop