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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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July 21, 2014
by David Ray
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Contributing Back to Symposion

Recently Caktus collaborated with the organizers of PyOhio, a free regional Python conference, to launch the PyOhio 2014 conference website. The conference starts this weekend, July 26 - 27. As in prior years, the conference web site utilizes Eldarion’s Symposion, an opensource conference management system. Symposion powers a number of ...

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