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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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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 7, 2014
by Mark Lavin
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Tips for Upgrading Django

From time to time we inherit code bases running outdated versions of Django and part of our work is to get them running a stable and secure version. In the past year we've done upgrades from versions as old as 1.0 and we've learned a few lessons ...

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July 1, 2014
by Hao Nguyen
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O'Reilly Deal: 50% Off Lightweight Django

O'Reilly Media, the go-to source for technical books, just let us know that they're having a 50% off sale on pre-orders of Technical Director Mark Lavin's book,Lightweight Django. A great chance to get a sneak peek at the first three chapters!

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