Why Django sucks for building web APIs (and how we can make it better)

Tom Christie, Tuesday October 09, 2012, 19:00 at The Skiff

At DjangoCon EU this year, the well-regarded pythonista Kenneth Reitz stood on stage and effectively recommended building your Web APIs in Flask rather than Django. Things don't have to be this way. This talk outlines the areas that are lacking in Django, and proposes how we can address them.

About Tom Christie

Tom is Pythonista and Django hacker, whose current role is as a senior engineer at the Brighton-based web development shop, DabApps. His open source contributions include Django REST framework, a toolkit for building Web APIs, and the WebDriver Plus browser testing software.