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Django News - Issue 3

jefftriplett profile image Jeff Triplett (he/him) Originally published at django-news.com on ・2 min read

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Happy holidays everyone!

As 2019 comes to a close, we'd like to wish everyone a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year!

Thanks, Jeff and William

PS: We are excited about 2020 and have big plans.

Python 3.8.1, 3.7.6, 3.6.10, and 3.9.0a2 are now available!

python.org

When is the last release of Python 2.7 coming out?

On January 1, 2020, Python 2.7.18 will enter "code freeze" and will officially be released in April 2020 per PEP 373. This will be the last official version of Python 2.7.

readthedocs.io

Django Channels 2.4.0 is out!

Channels 2.4 brings compatibility with Django 3.0s new async features. Please note: support was dropped for all Django versions before 2.2, which is the current LTS.

readthedocs.io

Wagtail 2.7 LTS

wagtail.io

Sponsored Links

Test-Driven Development with Django, Django REST Framework, and Docker

An advanced-beginner course on Django.

testdriven.io

Articles

When to switch to Python 3.8

pythonspeed.com

Flask vs Django (2020)

A comparison of the two most popular Python-based web frameworks.

wsvincent.com

Automate your Telegram channel with a Django Telegram Bot

Have you ever wanted to create your own chat bot with Django and Telegram? Learn how with this guide.

guguweb.com

Podcasts

The Django Stack behind RealPython.com

An interview with Dan Bader who runs RealPython.com, a Django site with 4 million+ page views a month hosted on Heroku for ~ $700 USD / month.

runninginproduction.com

Django Chat - Performance

Is premature optimization the root of all evil? We discuss! And also cover both common and uncommon techniques for improving performance in a Django application.

djangochat.com

Projects

Django and MongoDB database connector

Djongo promises to be the only Django database connector that works with MongoDB without changing the Django ORM.

github.com


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Python, Django, Docker, Jekyll Consultant/Partner REVSYS, PSF Director, DEFNA President, PSF Fellow, DjangoCon US Organizer/former Chair, he/him, 🏀, ✨, 💪, 🏃‍♂️, 🤖, Oh Mai.

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