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September 29, 2014
by Dan Poirier
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Celery in Production

(Thanks to Mark Lavin for significant contributions to this post.)

In a previous post, we introduced using Celery to schedule tasks.

In this post, we address things you might need to consider when planning how to deploy Celery in production.

At Caktus, we've made use of Celery in a ...

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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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August 11, 2014
by Hao Nguyen
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PyOhio Recap: Celery with Python

Caleb gives us a recap on his PyOhio talk on what Celery is, alternatives, and challenges. (Hint: It’s not just for Django!) He also shares his experience at PyOhio, the second largest Python conference in the US.

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August 4, 2014
by Hao Nguyen
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OSCON 2014 & REST API Client Best Practices

Mark Lavin, Caktus Technical Director and author of the forthcoming Django LightWeight was recently at OSCON 2014 in Portland where he gave a talk on improving the relationship between server and client for REST APIs. OSCON, with over 3000 attendees, is one of the largest open source conferences around. I ...

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July 28, 2014
by Dan Poirier
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A Culture of Code Reviews

Code reviews are one of those things that everyone agrees are worthwhile, but sometimes don’t get done. A good way to keep getting the benefits of code reviews is to establish, and even nurture, a culture of code reviews.

When code reviews are part of the culture, people don ...

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