27th October 2010
If you are using Django 1.2 and you tried installing Django Tagging Autocomplete you will have noticed that the autocompletition won't work unless you oad a second copy of jQuery. Since I find that a very crappy solution I found a solution that works better for me and I want to share it with you.
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25th October 2010
If like me you are using Django StaticGenerator to speed up your blog you should have noticed that your comments won't work anymore, since StaticGenerator will cache also the fields used by the django comment app to block spam and CSRF attacks.
In this post I'll share with you a quick and easy solution with jQuery.
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18th October 2010
3rd October 2010
If you use Django you will surely know that its url routing is quite strict regarding the prettiness of its URLS but there are still cases in we need to handle query string parameters, like when dealing with external services that return a URL like: callback?verification_code=088145235648fs689sa56h&userid=854 . What to do in this case?
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30th September 2010
The standard Django FileFields assume you want to upload a file in a subdirectory of MEDIA_ROOT, what if you want to upload the file in a private directory above the web root, not accessible via http?
How can you serve the files then?
continue reading "Django: Private File Upload and Serving"
24th September 2010
Immagine that you need to add the possibility to upload a PDF or Zip file in the django admin, but you want to be sure your client will upload only these two filetypes and not other ones.
You might also need the same functionality in the frontend, so why not use "ModelForm" and have just one validation for both applications (admin and frontend)?
In this short post I'll share with you my simple solution.
continue reading "Django: FileField with ContentType and File Size Validation"