Django Standalone Apps
Django Standalone Apps
Django Standalone Apps

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Last updated on 2017-07-29

About the Book

Whether you're new to Django or you've been using it or years, chances are at some point you've given thought to writing a standalone app.

What is a standalone app? It's a Django app just like you use everyday that can imported into any Django project, for you or other developers.

This is the first guide written specifically for writing standalone apps.

  • Strategies for extracting an app from an existing project into a standalone app
  • Handling database migrations outside of a Django project, including swappable fields (even in Django 1.4 with South)
  • Testing apps outside of a Django project
  • Managing releases, privately and published on PyPI
  • How to support multiple version of Django - and Python, too
  • And more!

The book is generally Django version agnostic, written with Django 1.9 as the default version, with considerations back to Django 1.4.

About the Author

Ben Lopatin
Ben Lopatin

Ben Lopatin is a software developer and co-founder of Wellfire Interactive, a Django-centric application consultancy. He has previoulsy taught from his experiences working with Django at meetups and DjangoCon and specializes in working with "legacy" Django applications.

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