This heavy tome of wisdom will guide you, keystroke by keystroke, through configuring a mod_wsgi, Postgres, memcached, Django server on Ubuntu Intrepid. Written for a complete command line beginner, but hopefully useful to everyone (I know I'll have to refer to it to remember how to add additional domains to my server as well ;).
Upon posting my first dream server setup, it became apparent that it was less dreamy than I had thought. This article is a reworking of the earlier post, but using nginx as a frontend to an Apache2 backend. Rather than... Apache2 as a frontend to Lighttpd. It has also been pared down a bit, removing the security topics (it didn't cover them well anyway). And its more concise, as in its very much unlike this description.
When I develop with Django I'm constantly searching documentation, trying to figure out new modules and generally looking for answers to new problems as they arise. Today I'm introducing a new project, Findjango, which hopes to being a valuable resource for searching on Django-related topics.
A look at how to manage deployment complexity with Django using Fabric. Something of a continuation on the post from yesterday.
Moving along in the Two-Faced-Django series, we look at using JQuery for Ajax in the webapp portion of our program.
The first example in the Loosely Coupled Django series, this entry looks at replacing Django's template language with the freshly released Jinja2 template language.
The first article of an eight article series on using Django to create apps that exist simultaneously as independent web applications and as Facebook applications. This segment covers putting together our development setup.
The second example in the Loose Coupling in Django series. This one looks at a place where Django's loose coupling is at its tightest: the Django ORM.
Luke and I competed in DjangoDash a few weeks ago, and hey, we actually finished a site.
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