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Django 1.2 e-commerce by Jesse Legg

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zc.buildout

In addition to the problem of managing and configuring our applications on remote servers, which Fabric handles very well, there is another problem inherent in Python and Django-based development. That is the issue of packages and dependencies.

Consider the scenario where we're running a production version of our e-commerce store on the same server as our development version. The development site is where we do testing as we implement new features and fix bugs. Now suppose our production site is running on Django version 1.0, but we've decided for the next version we need to upgrade to Django 1.2 because we need some of the new framework features.

During the development of the new version of our site, the production instance must continue ...

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