Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tag: admin

So you want a new admin? May 26th, 2016

Django’s admin site is about 12 years old. It started circa early 2004 as an internal CMS at the Lawrence Journal-World, was released as part of Django in 2005, and has been chugging away ever since. There’s been some substantial re-writes along the way – magic-removal, new forms, the flat theme – but for the most part the admin’s stayed pretty much the same for that entire time. The interface, functionality, and CRUD-oriented workflow haven’t really changed since those early years at the Journal-World.…