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WYSIWYG editor in Django Admin

As awesome as the standard Django admin might be, sometimes you want the textfields to have a little bit more functionality. This is quite simple to achieve. We’ll use WYMeditor in this case, but it should be equally easy with TinyMCE, FCKeditor or any other WYSIWYG editor out there. First download jQuery and put it in [...] Read more»

Tutorials

  • Django 1.0 mail notification of new comments

    There are some old samples available online for doing this, but the 1.0 version of Django is not compatible with those. So I thought I’d share my solution for sending notification mails whenever there’s been posted a new comment on my Django site using Django signals. The old way of connecting to a signal was: dispatcher.connect(myFunction, signal=models.signals.post_save, [...] Read on...
  • Django Tutorial: Create a Wiki in 20 minutes

    A great beginners tutorial is the “Create a Wiki in 20 minutes” by Siddhi from Silver Stripe Software. In the tutorial you’ll learn the basics of Django by walking you through the development of a simple wiki application. Other aspects in the tutorial are: URL design, database interaction, Django templates and editing pages using Markdown syntax. The [...] Read on...
  • Tutorial: Writing you first Django app

    The best tutorial to start with when beginning with Django is found on the Django Project website (www.djangoproject.com). It assumes you already have Django installed, and takes you through the basics of the fabulous framework: http://docs.djangoproject.com/en/dev/intro/tutorial01/ Read on...

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