Thursday, June 30, 2011

Re: Open source Django websites

On Monday 20 June 2011 13:42:52 benregn wrote:
> Thank you very much. I was not aware of that site.
> On Jun 20, 12:48 pm, Kenneth Gonsalves <> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2011-06-20 at 00:11 -0700, benregn wrote:
> > > I was wondering if there are any complete websites using Django that
> > > are open source, i.e. it's possible to browse all its files, structure
> > > and code.


Did you actually manage to get any of those sites to work? (and if yes,which

As far as I can tell they are for
- older versions of django
- miss basic files ( of instructions how to get things to work
- or generate bundles of errors often due to being an old version of missing
all kinds of undocumented dependancies.

Al in all after trying to get some 15 sites running I can only conclude that
the site isuseless for finding a site to learn from. As a promotional site
it's fine of course although it could use a repeating recheck of the sites
mentioned as many seemed to have disappeared of use other CMS'es or

Anyhow, I'm still searching for the sourcecode for a simple basic site with a
few static pages, maybe a small app. Not to many obscure external dependancies
and using the default django 1.3 environment (eg. the default

I just need something to start hacking around in and the tutorial on the
django site doesn't offer that. The webmonkey tutorial is outdated as are the
other tutorials I've found.



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