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March 25, 2014
by Colin Copeland
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Congrats to PearlHacks Winners (Including Our Intern, Annie)!

Caleb Smith, Caktus developer, awarding the third place prize to TheRightFit creators Bipasa Chattopadhyay, Ping Fu, and Sarah Andrabi.

Many congratulations to the PearlHacks third place winners who won Sphero Balls! The team from UNC’s Computer Science department created TheRightFit, an Android app that helps shoppers know what sizes ...

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October 29, 2013
by Alex Lemann
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ShipIt Day 4: SaltStack, Front-end Exploration, and Django Core

Last week everyone at Caktus stepped away from client work for a day and a half to focus on learning and experimenting. This was our fourth ShipIt day at Caktus, our first being almost exactly a year ago. Each time we all learn a ton, not only by diving head ...

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April 30, 2013
by Colin Copeland
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AngularJS to PyGame: Caktus’ 2nd ShipIt Day

We had our 2nd ShipIt Day at Caktus last week. ShipIt (coined by Atlassian), in case you don’t know, is an exercise that allows your team to work on alternative projects in a 24-hour hackathon. We brainstorm ideas related to Caktus, break into small groups and try to build ...

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March 13, 2013
by Colin Copeland
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Raspberry IO announced at PyCon

PyCon is one of our favorite conferences here at Caktus. We’ve been attending for the past 4 years now and it is amazing to see how much the community has grown. This year is especially special because Jesse Noller and the Python Software Foundation (PSF) came to us to ...

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September 21, 2012
by George Saines
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Talking About RFPs: NC Tech 4 Good

Yesterday evening I delivered a brief talk to the meetup members of the NCTech4Good meetup in RTP on the topic of interpreting a RFP.

The basic premise is that due to a disconnect from the people who help write and distribute RFPs and those who respond, the returned proposals often ...

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