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June 25, 2014
by Nicole Foster
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Triangle Business Journal: The Triangle technology fueling Libya's election

The Triangle Business Journal recently featured our work in Libya on the first ever SMS voter registration system.

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June 25, 2014
by Tobias McNulty
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Caktus Supports Libya Elections with World’s First SMS Voter Registration System

Today’s election in Libya, the second general election for a governing body since Gaddafi’s ouster, is being supported in-country by our Caktus team. Caktus developers created Libya's SMS voter registration system, the first of its kind in the world.

Since 2013, we have worked closely with the ...

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June 23, 2014
by Dan Poirier
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Getting Started Scheduling Tasks with Celery

Many Django applications can make good use of being able to schedule work, either periodically or just not blocking the request thread.

There are multiple ways to schedule tasks in your Django app, but there are some advantages to using Celery. It’s supported, scales well, and works well with ...

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June 18, 2014
by Nicole Foster
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Reflecting on Challenges Faced by Female Developers

Karen Tracey, a Django core committer and Caktus Lead Developer and Technical Manager, recently participated in TriLUG’s panel on Women in Free and/or Open Source Software. Karen was one of five female developers who discussed challenges women face in joining the open source community. We recently caught up ...

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June 10, 2014
by Hao Nguyen
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CTO Copeland Featured on WNCN for Open Government App

Colin Copeland, our Chief Technology Officer, recently spoke to WNCN about a new web application, NCFoodInspector.com, that lets Durham County visitors know the cleanliness of nearby restaurants. Colin helped build the application in his spare time as captain of Code for Durham Brigade, an all-volunteer group dedicated to using ...

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