Location Awareness in Django

The identification of the geographic location or geolocation of devices and users who use these devices is now a very common service provided by plenty of companies. Geolocation of electronic devices can be done by relating the geographic location with information such as the device’s IP Address, location of the …

django-static-files

Note: Django Static Files (django-staticfiles) has been included as a contrib app in django 1.3. However, for the most cutting edge features, and also compatibility with earlier Django versions, users can install the ‘django-staticfiles’ app. django-staticfiles is a handy tool for managing and transitioning static media between development environments (which …

django-imagekit

The need may arise for different versions of the same image to be used in different parts of your site. ImageKit is an app that takes care of processing your source image and storing and retrieving the different versions. The project’s github page with install and usage instructions is at https://github.com/jdriscoll/django-imagekit. In …

django-sentry: real-time logging for django (previously django-db-log)

**This article refers to outdated and deprecated technology** Sentry catches any exception that your django project raises, and stores it in your database for future reference – much like its previous name describes. It already provides robust documentation: http://readthedocs.org/docs/sentry/en/v1.6.2/ However, with error logging such an integral part of producing a …