Entries published on August 13, 2015
I mentioned a couple weeks ago that lately I’ve been in the process of providing updated releases for all the various open-source projects I maintain, and specifically mentioned a desire to resurrect
django-registration which, once upon a time, was the most popular thing I’d ever written. Over the past week I’ve been focusing more heavily on that, and now it’s time to start talking about a release.
I’ve always felt pretty strongly that Django’s killer feature is its concept of an application; the ability to wrap up a chunk of useful functionality in a reusable way, and then compose larger things out of those neatly-encapsulated bits of functionality, gives you a pretty big head start in many types of Web development projects. In fact, back in 2008, at the very first DjangoCon, I gave a talk along those lines, encouraging people to build reusable, extensible Django applications. And though …