Form and formset in one html form

I was recently working on a project that required combining a Django model and another model related to it via a ForeignKey in a single form. At first I considered generating fields for the related model in the ModelForm's init, the more I thought about it though, the more I realized that would be messy, brittle and not easy to make changes to in the future.

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Unique on CharField when blank=True

I recently ran into a situation where I wanted to make an EmailField unique. The problem was that the field had blank set to True so the field couldn't be unique because when testing uniqueness Django (and AFAIK the underlying databases) consider '' to match ''. This is differnet than when you have null=True as well because django and the underlying database do not consider None and None to be a match when checking for uniqueness.

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