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July 14, 2014
by Alex Lemann
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July 2014 ShipIt Day Recap

This past Friday we celebrated another ShipIt day at Caktus. There was a lot of open source contribution, exploring, and learning happening in the office. The projects ranged from native mobile Firefox OS apps, to development on our automated server provisioning templates via Salt, to front-end apps aimed at using ...

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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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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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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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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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