Updates to Django

Last week we had a massive 16 pull requests merged into Django by 12 different contributors (you can tell there was a sprint) - including 5 first time contributors! Congratulations to Claire Pritchard, Lance Goyke, Chris Frisina, laserhyena and ontowhee for having their first commit merged into Django - welcome on board!

This week there was a flurry of accessibility fixes around the Django admin. Including correcting the main content element (#34905), correcting HTML heading levels (#34911), fixing the size of back links (#34912), and adding borders in high contrast mode (#34913).

We also added screenshot taking to Django's internal selenium test suite so that we can check for visual regressions against a number of scenarios including dark mode, right-to-left languages, and mobile screens (#34043).

Thank you to Mariusz Felisiak for pulling together a list of the 204 contributors of Django 5.0! The beta version has been released and everything is on track for 5.0 to come out in December.

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Django News Jobs

Last week, we launched Django News Jobs, which serves as a job aggregator and a dynamic job board specializing in Django-related positions. Here are the latest Django job opportunities posted on our website:

Junior Web Developer at The Westervelt Company

Django Girls Communications Officer at Django Girls

Django Girls Awesomeness Ambassador at Django Girls

Senior Python/Django Engineer at Apexive

Senior Python/Django Software Engineer at Brivo Systems

Senior Software Engineer - Python / Django at EnrollWise by Blenderbox

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