Django 1.2 and 1.1.2 released

Django 1.2 is now out, along with a bug-fix release for 1.1.  It looks like a bug has already been found, but that’s to be expected as the audience grows.  Better these problems are found early on.

Django 1.2 has a bunch of new features;

  • Support for multiple databases
  • Model validation
  • Improved CSRF protection
  • Messages framework
  • Object-level permissions
  • Permissions for anonymous users
  • Relaxed requirements for usernames
  • E-mail backends
  • “Smart” if tag
  • Template caching
  • Natural keys in fixtures
  • Fast failure for tests
  • BigIntegerField
  • Improved localization
  • readonly_fields in ModelAdmin
  • Customizable syntax highlighting
  • Syndication feeds as views
  • GeoDjango
  • JavaScript-assisted handling of inline related objects in the admin
  • New now template tag format specifier characters: c and u

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