June 5th, 2017

Django Weekly: This week in Django – Issue No 41 – 1 June 2017

Programing, Python, by admin.
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In that post, we learned how to use the built in Token based authentication in DRF. In this post, we will learn more about JSON Web Tokens aka JWT and we will see if JWT can be a better authentication mechanism for securing our REST APIs.

json web token

One distinct advantage that the the Microsoft stack provides to an enterprise is single sign on (SSO) capabilities through active directory using Windows authentication. Users do not want to remember many passwords (and often times refuse to, storing them in an un-secure manner instead). SSO solves this problem nicely. However Django & Python have no built in mechanism or documentation to take advantage of this technology. So lets go through the steps to set it up.




Know when and why code breaks


Viewflow is the reusable workflow library for Django, that helps to implement people collaboration software. Viewflow takes best parts from two worlds. It is based on BPMN?—?business process modeling and notation standard. And plays well with modern web development toolchain.


This is a guide for setting up Memcached for Django locally and in a production environment. Memcached is an open source caching system that has support for Python bindings through python-memcached and can run as a daemon.


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django-horizon23 Stars, 0 Fork
Simple database sharding (horizontal partitioning) library for Django applications.

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Slack Events API adapter as a Django app

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Mocks automatically during testing time

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