Name: [8362] ericflo
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Django From the Ground Up: Episode 2 [ID:874] (2/13)

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I like the settings tricks in this episode. And the part with using a model for manytomany field.

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If I understand correctly, for creating a datetime instance you could have used

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and the time would default to 0's. Instead of using the datetime.min object

I'm also a little confused as to why the start and end time needs to be in the model when this info could be inferred. Performance reasons?

Thanks again! Learning lots :)

-- django newb

This will help me a lot starting my next project. :-)

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27. jasa SEO, Backlink, Blogwalking murah Thu, 25 Mar 2010 14:10

Just starting out in django and it makes a big difference to be able to get someone to talk through it. Some things just fall into place ... other things make you question what they are (like 'through' in models ... I hadn't understood that before). Great. Thanks.

26. jasa SEO, Backlink, Blogwalking murah Sun, 21 Mar 2010 14:50


I began building a Django project about a month ago and today while looking around for examples on how other systems/projects are built I came across your video tutorials. I've so far watched the two first episodes and I enjoy them very much.

Thanks for the effort you've put into this and thank you in advance for the tips and tricks I'm sure I'll learn from this =)

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18. anonymous Tue, 10 Nov 2009 18:52

Thanks for the screencasts. Very informative.

17. anonymous Sun, 25 Oct 2009 17:04

good job.. I novice in Django and this show-cast is very useful for me.

PS. sorry for my English

16. anonymous Fri, 23 Oct 2009 11:00

Great screencast. I have been reading Django books for awhile but you are doing a great job explaining.

15. anonymous Wed, 14 Oct 2009 12:16

Good starter video

14. anonymous Thu, 01 Oct 2009 15:33

Hey man, a bit confused about why you implemented the whole "Latest", Boolean Field?

Would you not get the same results by just checking for entries, order by descending date and only bring back the first result?

Seems like a whole lot of code (Overriding the default save function etc) when it's not required...

13. anonymous Wed, 09 Sep 2009 01:29

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12. anonymous Fri, 28 Aug 2009 12:45

Great video, need to understand more about the django models though after watching this video.

11. anonymous Mon, 24 Aug 2009 22:01

Not sure if you are going to go into this, eventually, but seeing a diagram or graphical layout of how the data models map to actual functions in the app could aid comprehension a lot. Sometimes just having the verbal explanation and seeing the structure of your code is not enough to really SEE exactly how the data model maps to the button pushes and messages in the application. It is, however, still a bravo useful webcast. Thank you for your hard work.

10. anonymous Wed, 29 Jul 2009 04:59

good job! thank you very much!

9. anonymous Tue, 07 Jul 2009 06:03


This is the first time I'm watching a Django video, after having somewhat learned beginning Python. In all honesty it's going a bit too fast for me. I think I'll have to come back to this, after I play a bit more with the Django environment. I guess I need a bit more education on "models" and the django environment.

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