Category archives: Pony
Rainbows and web services and Django... Oh my!
If you are using nginx as your front-end server for Django, you can also use it as a proxy cache (for smaller websites). You configure the cache like so:
proxy_cache_key "$scheme://$host$request_uri"; proxy_cache_path /var/blog/cache levels=1:2 keys_zone=blogcache:120m; proxy_temp_path /var/blog/proxy; proxy_cache_valid 200 302 5m; proxy_cache_valid 404 1m; proxy_cache_use_stale updating; proxy_cache_bypass $cookie_sessionid; proxy_no_cache $cookie_sessionid;
The proxy_no_cache and proxy_cache_bypass lines ...
Finally integrated webassets (django_assets) into our build process. Very nice interface (using the template-only approach). And other than a few issues with our pyc-only deployments, it pretty much "just worked" once I realized that adding the staticfile-finder for the development server is a critical requirement.
The changes to your settings look like this:
# use ...
So this came up (again). Users want to be able to look at a (largish) set of records in Django (millions of records) and do the following:
- click columns to sort by field values (with indication of sort direction, of course)
- filter by column values (include, exclude, greater-equal, less-equal); that is, they want to click ...