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Image Upload with Thumbnailing and S3 Storage

Django has great API documentation - as do most of the libraries and apps in the ecosystem. But I have been having a hard time finding examples that put all the pieces together. So as an aid to myself - and anyone else who is having trouble stringing image upload, thumbnail creation and S3 storage together, I put together a minimal project that supports uploading a user avatar in a Django 1.8 project. (Sorry, there are no unit tests, but the tests in the django-cleanup repository might be useful examples.)

The example is here: