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July 9, 2014
by Alex Lemann
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Announcing Q2 Caktus Charitable Giving

Caktus participates in social impact projects around the world, but we believe in starting local. We’re proud of the many ways in which our staff contribute to local organizations, each making the world around us just a little better. To further support our employees, Caktus asks employees to suggest ...

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July 7, 2014
by Mark Lavin
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Tips for Upgrading Django

From time to time we inherit code bases running outdated versions of Django and part of our work is to get them running a stable and secure version. In the past year we've done upgrades from versions as old as 1.0 and we've learned a few lessons ...

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July 1, 2014
by Nicole Foster
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Chapelboro.com: Carrboro Firm Develops Web App to Register Voters in Libya

Chapelboro.com recently featured Caktus’ work in implementing the first ever voter registration system via text message.

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July 1, 2014
by Hao Nguyen
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O'Reilly Deal: 50% Off Lightweight Django

O'Reilly Media, the go-to source for technical books, just let us know that they're having a 50% off sale on pre-orders of Technical Director Mark Lavin's book,Lightweight Django. A great chance to get a sneak peek at the first three chapters!

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June 30, 2014
by Nicole Foster
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Caktus + Durham Bulls Game!

Is there a better way to celebrate the first day of summer than a baseball game? To ring in summer, the Caktus team and their families attended a Durham Bulls game. It was a great chance to hang out in our new city before relocating later this fall.

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