Using a jQuery plugin in Django admin and getting a “$().foo is not a function” or “Object ... has no method foo” error?

Are you using a jQuery plugin, for instance jQuery UI, to spice up the Django admin site? Then you might get either an error like “foo is not a function” (Firebug) or “Object … has no method foo” (Chrome Developer Tools). Confused because foo should be defined in the plugin? Don’t worry, the solution is simple.

Dict with a list as value in

This article is a short example of how to use a list as a value of a dict when using Perhaps a similar example is already in the docs, but I could not find it when I was looking for it. And since it took me some trial and error to get it right, I figured I could just as well post my solution.

Searching in a Django site - part 1: what and why

One of the things that was still on my wish list for this site, was a proper search. In two articles I will explain how I’ve done this. The next article will describe the way I have currently set things up. This article will primarily focus on the journey I made to come to my choice (Djapian).