Category: Django

Posts about the Django web framework

Django 1.10.3 adds important change in settings

Django 1.10.3 adds important change in settings

The latest Django update, version 1.10.3 adds an important change to how Django handles the ALLOWED_HOSTS setting in your project. Previously, when running in debug mode (with DEBUG=True setting) Django ignored the ALLOWED_HOSTS setting, accepting any hostname. Since the latest update Django will validate the values in this setting regardless of the DEBUG  setting. For convenience, if ALLOWED_HOSTS …

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Permission checking in Django views

Permission checking in Django views

When using the django.contrib.auth application in your project you have a number of options available for permission checking. In this recipe we will go over a number of possibilities provided by Django and offer a custom pattern you can implement. Simple testing of User objects When using function based views in your Django apps you can …

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