Django under the Hood: Intro

Core devs

  • Jacob: Works for US government, improves tech, loves to talk about that.
  • Adrien: Lives here, talks about offline stuff, ServiceWorkers, music, being an expat and having a kid.
  • FunkyBob: Talks about everything.
  • Tobias: messages framework, training new people on Django
  • Danielle: Django-CMS, can help anyone start from the beginning
  • James: Security, future of Django, trying to make government IT better.
  • Andrew: Networking, channels.
  • Tim: is Tim.
  • Carl: Testing, clean architecture, code quality in large teams.
  • Josh: ORM and Expressions
  • Florian: really really weird bugs
  • Russ: Getting Python running on other platforms, and Australian animals
  • Ola: diversity, Django girls, ORM, Elixir
  • Charettes: Zapier, migrations
  • Aymeric: strong opinions
  • Idan: designer/developer, Heroku, data visualization
  • Loic: forms, ORM
  • Markus: migrations, security
  • Karen: Helping people learn things, cats
  • Tomik: Community, inclusivity
  • Frank: DSF, fundraising, performance, scalability
  • Michael: Windows, backend stuff
  • Tom: restframework
  • Marc: Postgres, ORM


The Setting

Because my friends are the most enduring people there are, they indulged me and played several hours of Ligretto with me on my birthday. Yay! We had decided early on that we would play until somebody reached a total score of either 100 or -100 points.

Because my friends are nerds, as the hours passed we noticed that we were generating the most interesting data, and we'd have to look at it later on.

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AOSA4 - 500 lines or less

This is my review and summary of the latest AOSA book "500 Lines or Less", where experienced programmers solve interesting problems in short(-ish) programs. The book is available for free online, but if you are interested and can afford it, please consider buying the PDF or paperback versions.

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