My first Caktus project went live late in the summer of 2015. It's a community portal for users of an SMS-based product called RapidPro. Read more

February 15, 2016

Testing in a Django project ensures the latest version of a project is as bug-free as possible. But when deploying, you’re dealing with multiple versions of the project through ... Read more

February 2, 2016

Last Friday, the Cakti set aside regular client projects for our quarterly ShipIt Day, a chance for personal development and independent projects. Read more

January 20, 2016

Reflections and learning from the recent MERL Tech conference session focusing on project design, tool design/research, and getting things off the ground when it comes to choosi... Read more

January 11, 2016

Databases don't natively store hierarchies. MPTT saves hierarchical data in flat tables with fast retrieval but slow update. This post explores these tradeoffs. Read more

January 4, 2016

This year we had the pleasure of building a number of unique solutions for several organizations. In addition, we had the support of these clients to open source the tools we bu... Read more

December 31, 2015