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GWT, Django, and JSON (with padding)

August 8, 2011

A couple of months ago I was working on a project where I needed to retrieve data in JSON format from a web service written in Python (using the Django web framework) under GWT. The data is then loaded into GXT/Ext GWT grids and charts.

After looking at a GXT example of loading JSON data to a grid, I thought this would be pretty straightforward, but of course I was wrong. Since the Django …