How to quickly write an API in Django

April 13, 2015

I designed drf-generators to allow you (the developer) to spend less time worrying about views and serializers and more time creating rock-solid data models for your application. If you know a bit about Django, you can create a basic API in minutes. This tutorial will walk you through creating a complete API using the Django rest framework and drf-generators to jump-start your development. ...

Customizing the Django admin

March 29, 2015

Today I was working to continue to improve my website and came across some really helpful stuff to improve the Django admin. By default, the django admin has a really simple interface for managing objects in your database. For example, the page for managing my Pages looks like this This works and is much nicer than having to build my own admin, but there is a lot more power hidden in Django...

Deploying Django with virtualenv on Dreamhost

March 22, 2015

I have recently moved away from PHP and begun working with more all-purpose languages, Python being the main one. While experimenting with this new language, I rewrote my blog to use the Python web framework Django. Django 1.7 with Python 3.x is not supported by default on Dreamhost's shared servers, so here is how I installed my own custom version of Python to deploy my app. In this tutorial I...