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April 25, 2014
by Alex Lemann
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Caleb and Rebecca at this Month’s Girl Develop It Intro to Python Class

One of Caktus’ most pedagogically focused developers, Caleb Smith, will be teaching a class to a group of local budding Pythonistas tomorrow, Saturday 26th, and Caktus’ Rebecca Lovewell will be contributing as a teaching assistant. You can read more about it, and sign up via the meetup page for the ...

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April 17, 2014
by Alex Lemann
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Caktus Attends YTH Live

Last week Tobias and I had a great time attending our first Youth+Tech+Health Live conference. I went to present along with our partners Sara LeGrand and Emily Pike from Duke and UNC respectively on our NIH/SBIR funded game focused on encouraging HIV medication adherence. The panel we ...

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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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