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December 3, 2014
by Hao Nguyen
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Caktus Hosts Lightweight Django Book Launch with Girl Develop It

With Girl Develop It RDU, we celebrated the launch of Lightweight Django (O'Reilly) with the authors, Caktus Technical Director Mark Lavin and Caktus alum Julia Elman. Sylvia Richardson of Girl Develop It MCed. The event was open to the public and so popular we kept recounting the RSVPs and ...

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November 13, 2014
by Alex Lemann
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Supporting Increased Healthcare Access with NCGetCovered.org

We’ve launched NCGetCovered.org, a site dedicated to helping North Carolinians gain access to health insurance. As many know, enrolling in health insurance can feel daunting. NCGetcovered.org aims to simplify that process by centralizing enrollment information and great resources like live help. The site is launching ahead of ...

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November 12, 2014
by Colin Copeland
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We've Won Two W3 Awards for Creative Excellence on the Web!

We’re honored to announce that we’ve won two W3 Silver Awards for Creative Excellence on the Web. The awards were given in recognition of our homepage redesign and DjangonCon 2014. Many thanks to Open Bastion and, by extension, the Django Software Foundation for selecting us to build the ...

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September 19, 2014
by David Ray
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Improving Infant and Maternal Health in Rwanda and Zambia with RapidSMS

I have had the good fortune of working internationally on mobile health applications due to Caktus' focus on public health. Our public health work often uses RapidSMS, a free and open-source Django powered framework for dynamic data collection, logistics coordination and communication, leveraging basic short message service (SMS) mobile phone...

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September 17, 2014
by Colin Copeland
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Q3 Charitable Giving

Our client social impact projects continue here at Caktus, with work presently being done in Libya, Nigeria, Syria, Turkey, Iraq and the US. But every quarter, we pause to consider the excellent nonprofits that our employees volunteer for and, new this quarter, that they have identified as having a substantive ...

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