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This year we unwrapped the JSONB data type

An increase in development activity has been taking place in the ember-django-adapter world. Here's a quick update.

This took a while to sort out, and I ended up more or less copying the script for NGINX.

Authentication can be a real headache. Thankfully, Django REST Framework and Ember have taken care of the heavy-lifting already.

[2013 Nov 29 Update]: This blog examines the use of session-based authentication. You may find token-based authentication more appropriate (as I have), in which case my more recent post will probably better suit your needs. Check out the latest

As I've previously explained, one of the biggest hurdles to ...

[2013 Sep 21 Update]: I've completely refactored this solution and have done a much better job of implementing it and explaining it. Check out the latest


The web app rage nowadays is to implement your backend as RESTfully as possible, and use Javascript frameworks to facilitate your controller and ...

Little is more frustrating than running your test suite and watching it fail fail fail because insert name here’s API service is lagging/down/changed/throttled. While knowing about those things has importance, the time to learn about them isn’t when you’re trying to deploy a completely ...

I don't know why Django CMS doesn't have a built-in helper for navigating a page tree. Maybe this will be included in the upcoming 3.0 release (which I am very much looking forward to).

For now, here's a quick gist that will give you previous/next ...

I think anyone who has got their hands more than slightly wet with functional testing knows the pain of testing code that relies on API calls. The usual suspects can bring your tests to a screeching halt: your network is down, the API is down, the API changed. While knowing ...

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Every now and then I find myself on a gadget spree—spending more than an appropriate amount of time looking for new tools and apps to improve my work flow. On my last round of widget-hunting I discovered a note-taking app called Evernote.

Sounds like an over-glorified Notepad

It isn ...