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Django 1.11 released

The Django team is happy to announce the release of Django 1.11.

This version has been designated as a long-term support (LTS) release, which means that security and data loss fixes will be applied for at least the next three years. It will also receive fixes for crashing bugs, major functionality bugs in newly-introduced features, and regressions from older versions of Django for the next eight months until December 2017

design patterns for humans

In software engineering, a software design pattern is a general reusable solution to a commonly occurring problem within a given context in software design. It is not a finished design that can be transformed directly into source or machine code. It is a description or template for how to solve a problem that can be used in many different situations.


Websauna gives you building blocks for creating scalable, state-of-the-art websites and services. The framework enables efficient business problem solving, so that developers can maximize productivity from day zero. Websauna is suggestive and has default options on all parts of stack, so one can follow a red line to get the first release out quickly. On the other hand, Websauna does not enforce hard opinions and sacrifice flexibility, so that experienced developers can easily override parts and use more sophisticated components for specific needs.

Websauna achieves flexibility by keeping its own codebase minimal and not reinventing the wheel. Instead it provides a polished integration of the top packages of Python ecosystem like Pyramid web framework, SQLAlchemy object relationship mapper, Alembic migration scripts, IPython shell, Authomatic federated login, Jinja templating and pytest testing framework.

Fontello - icon fonts generator

This tool lets you combine icon webfonts for your own project. With fontello you can:

  • shrink glyph collections, minimizing font size
  • merge symbols from several fonts into a single file
  • access large sets of professional-grade open source icons

Now it's trivial to make a custom icon webfont, exactly for your needs. First, select the icons you like. Then update glyph codes (optional), and download your webfont bundle. We generate everything you need, ready for publishing on your website!

Material Design Icons

Material Design Icons' growing icon collection allows designers and developers targeting various platforms to download icons in the format, color and size they need for any project.

Material Design Icons

Chosen makes select boxes better

Instead of forcing your users to scroll through a giant list of items, they can just start typing the name of the item they were looking for. Non-matching entries are removed from view and choices can be selected using enter or mouse click.