Webinar Recording: “Django with PyCharm Tips and Tricks” with Paul Everitt

Yesterday we hosted a webinar showing some of PyCharm’s Django-specific features for speeding Django development. The recording is now available:

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This webinar covered 20 tips and tricks for our Django support, but started with 4 tips on using the IDE effectively. You can browse the Django tips individually in our Django Tips and Tricks playlist, plus see our full-length Django screencasts playlist.

  • IDE setup: theme, font, etc.
  • 4 common tips: find action, reduce clutter by turning off tools, disable tabs, recent file
  • Installed Apps
  • Dependency Diagrams
  • Installed App Navigation
  • Custom manage.py tool
  • Navigate view to template
  • Autocomplete template_name in views
  • Refactor Rename an app
  • Spotting unresolved paths
  • Support for Meta classes in models
  • Using the Emmet system
  • Live Templates
  • Debugging Django templates
  • Open the browser at a URL on server start
  • Create template from usage
  • Autocomplete in class-based views
  • Navigate from a url pattern to a view
  • Autocomplete URL strings in templates
  • Show inferred model type information
  • Generate Python type hints

Speaking To You

Paul is the PyCharm and WebStorm Developer Advocate at JetBrains. Before that, Paul was a co-founder of Zope Corporation, taking the first open source application server through $14M of funding. Paul has bootstrapped both the Python Software Foundation and the Plone Foundation. Paul was an officer in the US Navy, starting www.navy.mil in 1993.

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