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June 24, 2015

Social Auth with Django REST Framework

This post is part 3 of a series on using OAuth with Django REST Framework. Part 2 focused on setting up your own OAuth2 server for your application, part 4 offers a richer explanation of server vs. client oauth flows, and part 5 is about integrating parts 2 & 3. For a summary of my thoughts on the process, see the series overview.

February 04, 2015

SF Django Meetup: Asynchronous Events and Architecture

Last month, we met on January 28th at InfoScout's offices to hear from their head engineer and co-founder, Jon Brelig about how they architected their asynchronous operations.

January 20, 2015

OAuth2 with Django REST Framework

UPDATED November 25, 2015

November 26, 2014

Global Search in Django Rest Framework

My first few months of working with Django Rest Framework was a delight because so much functionality comes out of the box. For example, let's say you have a user model and you want to search for a user via their username.  You can add this functionality by defining a filtering backend (in our case, using DRF's SearchFilter) and a search field specifying which field to search upon like this:

November 14, 2014

SF Django Meetup: Microservices at Prezi

Last month, we met on October 29th at the Prezi offices to hear from two of their engineers about how they're migrating their application from a monolithic structure to microservices.