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Beyond Request-Response

Examining one of Django's key abstractions and how it could be updated for a more modern age.

17th Jun 2015 in Articles

The End of an Era

Django migrations have come a long way, but it stands on the shoulders of one project that has come just a little bit further.

1st Jul 2014 in Django Diaries

Working Together

Workflows, teams committing conflicting VCS branches, foreign keys being annoying and more feature in this week's Django Diaries.

11th Dec 2013 in Django Diaries

New Apps & Migrations

This week, it's the exciting story of one man's battle against his idea of automatically writing settings files.

27th Nov 2013 in Django Diaries

Flat as a Pancake

A week on a remote island leads to a lot of squashed things. I'm not entirely sure if they're related.

23rd Oct 2013 in Django Diaries

Down and Dirty

Migrations grow two exciting new operations as well as a new command, squashing two of my oldest feature requests.

25th Sep 2013 in Django Diaries

A Plan Comes Together

Long, hard days of coding, shuffling and teasing Oracle finally come to a close - or do they?

23rd Aug 2013 in Django Diaries

Routing and Prepping

Old South bugs and nemeses get eliminated, multi-database support might finally exist, and the merge is in sight.

9th Aug 2013 in Django Diaries

A Thousand Papercuts

It turns out that eradicating syncdb is not quite as easy as it should be...

25th Jul 2013 in Django Diaries

Tunnel Lights

I love it when a plan comes together. Especially when that plan involves so many tiny pieces of code.

20th Jun 2013 in Django Diaries

What an Operation

This week sees django.db.migrations gain Operations, an Executor, and new command plans.

30th May 2013 in Django Diaries

South 0.8, Migrations and DjangoCon

A new release of an old friend, and more news on django.db.migrations.

22nd May 2013 in Django Diaries

A Rhapsody In Warsaw

A field, a tent, and a large amount of Polish food - the makings of a great conference.

20th May 2013 in Articles

Starting Off

Welcome to the first of my Django Diaries, where I'll be detailing the progress I'm making on my Schema Alteration project.

9th May 2013 in Django Diaries

A whole load of Kickstarting

When I launched my Kickstarter campaign, I didn't quite expect this level of response...

11th Apr 2013 in Articles

My First Kickstarter

In days gone by, getting money from a group of random people over the internet was probably a crime. Now it's the next step in project funding.

22nd Mar 2013 in Articles

One Change Is Not Enough

Sometimes just doing one major infrastructure move at once isn't quite enough to whet my appetite.

13th Nov 2012 in Articles

South 0.7.6 released

As the post title implies, yet another version of the ever-popular migrations library is out.

2nd Aug 2012 in Articles

South 0.7.4

Over a year after the last release, I'm finally putting out a new South release.

23rd Mar 2012 in Articles

DjangoCon US 2011 Slides

The slides (and video) for my talk at DjangoCon US this year are now up.

21st Sep 2011 in Articles

DjangoCon Europe 2011 Slides

I gave a talk at the wonderful DjangoCon EU again this year, and the slides are now up.

9th Jun 2011 in Articles

New Ventures

For the past month and a bit, I've been working part-time on my new venture.

11th Jan 2011 in Articles

South 0.7.3 released

I've released South 0.7.3.

1st Dec 2010 in Articles

South 0.7.2

After a slightly too long hiatus, I've released the second bugfix release of the 0.7 series.

13th Aug 2010 in Articles

On Django And Migrations

For at least a year now, people have been suggesting to me that South should be in Django core.

2nd Jun 2010 in Articles

South 0.7.1

The first bugfix release of South is now out, and there's plenty of fixes.

21st May 2010 in Articles

South 0.7 Released

After months of hard work, refactoring, blood, sweat, tears, and improvement, South 0.7 is ready.

25th Mar 2010 in Articles

South 0.7 RC1

It's that time of the year again, when a new South release rears its well-refactored, database-independent head.

18th Mar 2010 in Articles

Django-powered Snow

During the planning of our Christmas card at work this year, a mad idea came up. Do we ignore mad ideas? No, we tackle them head-on.

17th Dec 2009 in Articles

South 0.6.2

In my neverending quest to save the time of those using RDBMSen, South 0.6.2 is released.

26th Oct 2009 in Articles