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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 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 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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June 23, 2014
by Dan Poirier
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Getting Started Scheduling Tasks with Celery

Many Django applications can make good use of being able to schedule work, either periodically or just not blocking the request thread.

There are multiple ways to schedule tasks in your Django app, but there are some advantages to using Celery. It’s supported, scales well, and works well with ...

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