This project lets you easily add two-factor authentication to a Django project using django-allauth.
As a bit …read more →
django-querysetsequence 0.14 has been released with support for Django 3.2 (and Python 3.9). django-querysetsequence is a Django package for treating multiple QuerySet instances as a single QuerySet, this can be useful for treating similar models as a single model. The QuerySetSequence class supports much of the API …read more →
A couple of weeks ago I released version 0.8 of django-render-block, this was followed up with a 0.8.1 to fix a regression.
django-render-block is a small library that allows you render a specific block from a Django (or Jinja) template, this is frequently used for emails when …read more →
The Django migration system is great for modifying your database schema after a database is live. If you’re like me, you quickly end up with many 10s or 100s of migrations. There’s nothing inherently wrong with this, but there’s a few cases where it gets tiresome to …read more →
While pruning features from our product it was necessary to fully remove some Django apps that had models in them. If the code is just removed than the tables (and some other references) will be left in the database.
After doing this a few times for work I came up …read more →
While attempting to improve performance of bulk inserting data into MySQL database my coworker came across the LOAD DATA SQL statement. It allows you to read data from a text file (in a comma separated variable-like format) and quickly insert it into a table. There’s two variations of it …read more →
A bit late on this article, but better late than never! Back on October 27th, 2016 I gave a talk at Django Boston entitled “Adding Two-Factor Authentication to Django (with django-allauth)”. It was a ~20 minute talk on integrating the django-allauth-2fa package into a Django project. The package (which I …read more →
Note: This was originally posted on the Strongarm Blog.
While refactoring strongarm.io we ran into a problem: we had different database tables that we needed to query over as if they were a single database table. We use Django as an ORM and needed to stay within the ORM …read more →