Tag Archive | "technical"

Case-insensitive username login in Django

Friday, March 20, 2009


By default django’s authentication module (django.contrib.auth) does a case-sensitive username look up.  This means that a user with username ‘farhan’ will not be able to login as ‘Farhan’.  Obviously, this is not the standard behavior that users expect.  There was a ticket filed, but, unfortunately, the team doesn’t have time to fix (understandably, it is [...]

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Choosing a framework; and why Django?

Monday, February 9, 2009


I have been asked by numerous folks why we chose Django for ShopFiber over the alternatives like Ruby on Rails, PHP (Symfony) or ASP (MVC), and what they should be looking for in a framework.  So, here is my answer in hopes that this information will help you make a good choice for your needs.

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