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Volunteer for Saturday PythonLab? - Hey folks, I usually lead the PythonLab meetup on Saturdays from 2 to 4 at the DC public library -- a gentle but practical intro-level meetup focused on getting something useful out of Python (­n/events/225514344/). Unfor Rami Nov 19, 2015 5:28 PM
November Python Dojo! - Hey everyone, Roll up everyone for the next Python dojo -- coming up soon on the 17th of November (earlier than usual, because Thanksgiving)! Practice your coding skills in a fun, laid-back environment and get to know your fellow Python programmers! Rami Nov 6, 2015 12:35 PM
Re: [django-district] We've started a Meetup in Baltimore; tonight's topic: Flask vs. Django - Woooo more mid-Atlantic Python web user groups! :D Thanks for sharing Marjorie! On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 9:52 AM Manca < manca1@gmail.c Andrew T. B. Nov 3, 2015 2:23 PM
Re: [django-district] We've started a Meetup in Baltimore; tonight's topic: Flask vs. Django - Ahh, it's far from my house. We should have the same topic in DC or even better in Arlington sometime. Enjoy! On Tue, Nov 3, 20 Manca Nov 3, 2015 9:51 AM
We've started a Meetup in Baltimore; tonight's topic: Flask vs. Django - I can use support in getting the word out about the new Django Meetup in Baltimore, and about tonight's terrific talk. Tonight's talk is at my brother's System Source computer museum, just off 83 in Baltimore Marjorie R. Nov 3, 2015 9:41 AM
Django Assistance Request - Django District, etc., I attended the meetup earlier this week and afterward it was suggested I should/could email the entire group with my question and request for help. I recently founded Zinthu ( Chris B. Oct 30, 2015 3:08 PM
Change for tonight's meetup: now "Lightning Talks" - Hi DC Python Web Peoples, Unfortunately, our speaker for tonight's "How Secure is your Django?" talk fell ill - we're going to reschedule that talk for November or December. Th Andrew T. B. Oct 27, 2015 1:41 PM
Polyglot Coding Competition - Hey guys, Excella Consulting is organizing an exciting and competitive polyglot Coding Challenge on  November 7th . This is the perfect opportunity to show off your coding chops, solve some interesting problems, and dep Mike B. Oct 24, 2015 3:46 PM
Contract Technical Developer role - Hi all, I'm new to this Meetup group - usually I'm based in Europe and so don't sp Alex Oct 16, 2015 11:07 AM
Python Dojo -- October edition! - Hey everyone, It's time for the next edition of the Python code dojo -- in just under two weeks' time, on the 28th of October! A dojo is a chance for people to come together and work on a programming challenge in small groups. We've had fun solving Rami Oct 15, 2015 9:05 AM
Calling All Flask Gurus - need help launching clean energy marketing platform - Hey there DC Python Web Development Community -  A few friends and I have been wo John M. Oct 14, 2015 5:29 PM
Python Dojo Reminder (also: sponsors wanted!) - Hey folks, The next Python Dojo is just around the corner, next Tuesday (the 15th) and there are still a few slots available -- sign up at­eptember-2015/ ! We're looking for sponsors to help cover the cost of some piz Rami Sep 9, 2015 10:22 AM
Call for speakers - Hey Django -District-ers, We'd like to schedule a meetup for September but we don't yet have a speaker... What makes Django District possible? YOU DO! If you have a topic you'd like to present Mike B. Sep 4, 2015 1:13 PM
Python Dojo! September 15th! - Hey everyone, We're having another Python code dojo in a couple of weeks, on the 15th of September -- and you're all invited! A dojo is a chance for people to together and work on a programming challenge in small groups -- last month we dove into th Rami Sep 3, 2015 5:51 PM
Re: [django-district] Next Python Code Dojo! August 25th - Thanks for the question Nathan! We've still got 6 slots open, so anyone who isn't signed up should head over to­ugust-2015 and register ASAP! (We're also still after food and beverage sponsors, so if you or your organiz Rami Aug 18, 2015 2:33 PM
Re: [django-district] Next Python Code Dojo! August 25th - Hi Rami, Wondering what the count is on this event so far? -Nathan -------------- Nathan James Danielsen­handanielsen Return Peace Corps Volunteer Senegal [masked] "Who is more to be pitied, a writer bou Nathan D. Aug 18, 2015 2:16 PM
Fwd: [pyladies] Django Under The Hood Scholarship Program -- Free tickets & travel aid! - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Ola Sitarska < [address removed] > Date: Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 8 Jackie K. Aug 14, 2015 11:58 AM
Django Development position - Hi all, As I mentioned to some of you during the last Django District meetup (birthday party!), Caktus has a couple positions currently open for a Django contractor. One happens to be for a position in our Baltimore office (currentl Tobias M. Aug 5, 2015 3:19 PM
Next Python Code Dojo! August 25th - Hey folks, (Apologies if anyone got this twice! Trying to send it out on multiple mailing lists). Just a quick note to announce the upcoming Python Dojo, in 3 weeks' time, on the 25th of August! A dojo is a chance for coders to get together and w Rami Aug 5, 2015 11:34 AM
Call for speakers and Django Girls coaches - Hi DC Web Python peoples, Thanks to everyone who came out to our Django birthday party last week - it was a great time! A few of you asked to see the code I wrote t Andrew T. B. Aug 3, 2015 2:34 PM
Django birthday party tomorrow - Hi DC web Python peoples - Our small celebration for Django's 10th birthday is tomorrow night! What can you expect, you ask? Sweet raffle prizes like this Andrew T. B. Jul 27, 2015 11:22 AM
Django Girls workshop on 8/15 - students and volunteers needed! - Hi DC Python web peoples! First, have you RSVP'd for our Django Birthday Party on Tuesday? Some great sponsors have stepped up to add some new raffle prizes - it's going to be a lot of fun! Andrew T. B. Jul 24, 2015 2:31 PM
New Meetup: "London Rules" Code Dojo! - Hey folks, Just wanted to announce a new meetup! Please RSVP here:­/events/223892796/ Join us for the first "London Rules" Python Dojo in DC -- a chance for coders to get together and work on a programming challenge i Rami Jul 13, 2015 12:31 PM
Re: [django-district] intro & upcoming Django class August 7 - Thanks for sending this out, Tobias! For those who don't know, Caktus has a great reputation within the Django community. If you've been waiting for the right moment to try learning Django, you should give this boo Andrew T. B. Jul 8, 2015 6:14 PM
intro & upcoming Django class August 7 - Hi all, I recently relocated to the  Baltimore /DC area from Durham, NC. Som Tobias M. Jul 8, 2015 4:15 PM
Re: [django-district] Python Dojo: help organizing? - DC public library has a great space in the digital commons area.  Images:­tent/uploads/2013/07/photo-5.j­pg Jackie K. Jul 1, 2015 11:23 AM
Re: [django-district] Python Dojo: help organizing? - We would probably have space at the new TrackMaven HQ (Thomas Circle NW). We are slightly lacking on the table front but we could probably figure something out. All the other criteria should be fine. Jon Jonathan E. Jul 1, 2015 11:05 AM
Re: [django-district] Python Dojo: help organizing? - How about the Tech shop  at the Crystal city metro? On Jul 1,[masked]:53 AM, "Mike Brown" < [address removed] > wrote: Tino Jul 1, 2015 10:59 AM
Re: [django-district] Python Dojo: help organizing? - Excella's facilities  may be a good fit. It's not DC proper, but it's one block from the Courthouse Metro in Arlington.  Let me know if you're interested. Mike B. Jul 1, 2015 10:52 AM
Re: [django-district] Python Dojo: help organizing? - Oh, and just to add about the geography: I'd personally prefer it to be in DC proper, and metro-accessible, to make sure the most people can get to it... On Wed, Jul 1, 2015 Rami Jul 1, 2015 10:46 AM
Re: [django-district] Python Dojo: help organizing? - Hey folks, Thanks for the helpful responses -- let me clarify what kind of space I'm looking for!  - Space for 15-20 should be plenty to start out with, but we'd need some tables Rami Jul 1, 2015 10:45 AM
Re: [django-district] Python Dojo: help organizing? - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Joshua "jag" G. Jul 1, 2015 10:29 AM
Re: [django-district] Python Dojo: help organizing? - How big of a space? What are the preferred hours and preferred days of the week?  On Wed, Jul 1, 2015 at 10:05 AM, Rami < Jackie K. Jul 1, 2015 10:22 AM
Python Dojo: help organizing? - Hey folks, I've been toying with the idea of getting a Python dojo up and running here in DC -- trying to replicate some of the ideas from the London dojos [1]. In my experience they've been great events to interact with the community, learn some ne Rami Jul 1, 2015 10:05 AM
Re: [django-district] Need help in taking homebrew project to the market - Hi Dhaval, Thanks for emailing the list! You can also try bringing your project to our Office Hours sometime. We co-host them with DC Python, and they're perfect for people who need a little ment Andrew T. B. Jun 24, 2015 12:27 PM
Need help in taking homebrew project to the market - Dhaval Jun 23, 2015 11:48 PM
Request for facilities, June 23 - Hey Djangonauts, We have two speakers scheduled for the June Django District meetup on June 23rd, but our normal hosts are not available that evening.  If you're interested in hosting the June meetup, please let me know. Typically we t Mike B. Jun 6, 2015 10:26 AM
Re: [django-district] AB test utilities? - It's a buy vs build, I realize, but for Jewelbots we use Mixpanels events and use JavaScript to toggle. We're in the early stages of using it, so I imagine what we're doing is pretty Rudimentary, but it has been really usef George S. Jun 1, 2015 6:26 PM
Re: [django-district] AB test utilities? - HI Eddie, Just this past week, we en Cobey p. Jun 1, 2015 6:24 PM
AB test utilities? - Hi Django-district, I'm going to have to integrate a A/B or multivariate test ability into a new Django app, primarily to help make UI/UX decisions. I could do a bake-off between things like eddie w. Jun 1, 2015 6:03 PM
Re: [django-district] Good Django dev shops? - I'd add  Excella to the list. Full disclosure, I work for Excella. We have a large Python/Django team and a diverse client portfolio in both federal and commercial. We're also very involved in David G. May 31, 2015 6:01 PM
Re: [django-district] Good Django dev shops? - I would recommend Videntity. They were based in Baltimore b Mark S. May 29, 2015 9:50 AM
Re: Good Django dev shops? - I'd throw my own firm out there, Wellfire Interactive, but we don't do partisan political work. Another obvious recommendation is Lincoln Loop. I've worked with and re Ben L. May 28, 2015 11:08 AM
Re: [django-district] Good Django dev shops? - I forgot about Celerity. :-) ​ Quite a few people use them in DC. Jackie K. May 28, 2015 10:17 AM
Re: [django-district] Good Django dev shops? - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Joshua "jag" G. May 28, 2015 9:42 AM
Re: [django-district] Good Django dev shops? - That is a hard question. I would love to hear what other folks say. d I would add Cartwheel --­out/ Audrey and Danny are awesom Jackie K. May 27, 2015 10:38 PM
Good Django dev shops? - Hi Django friends, Can you recommend a good Django development shop? Local is preferred but remote is okay too. I'll start with: 1. Cactus group 2. Eldarion Azarias R May 27, 2015 10:24 PM
Re: [django-district] Re: DjangoCon and PyOhio Call for Proposals - Thank you for the heads up Andrew! Just submitted a proposal to DjangoCon on building using Django with less than a year left in the 2014 election cycle. On Fri, May 15, 201 Azarias R May 15, 2015 7:09 PM
Re: DjangoCon and PyOhio Call for Proposals - Hi everyone, I just wanted to send an update about these CFPs: DjangoCon's deadline is still today, but PyOhio extended theirs until June 1st. And if you did submit a Andrew T. B. May 15, 2015 1:55 PM
Re: [django-district] Just Launched: TravelGreen - Thanks, Andrew! I heard from several of you that you weren� David G. Apr 25, 2015 6:50 PM
DjangoCon and PyOhio Call for Proposals - Hi DC Python web peoples, I mentioned this during my lightning talk at Tuesday's meetup, but two of my favorite conferences have CFPs open right now. PyOhio: August 1-2nd in Columbus, OH Andrew T. B. Apr 23, 2015 12:12 PM
Re: [django-district] Just Launched: TravelGreen - Congrats Dave! I added my miles to the counter. People should feel free to send out emails like this whenever they launch a Python web project! It's always interesting to see what people are building :) On Wed Andrew T. B. Apr 22, 2015 10:00 PM
Just Launched: TravelGreen - All - Thanks again for those of you who attended last week� David G. Apr 22, 2015 9:36 PM
RE: [django-district] Django-CMS - Edgar R. Apr 21, 2015 10:37 PM
Re: [django-district] Django-CMS - Hi everyone! I was chatting with Mark about this at project night tonight. I don't have any serious experience with Django CMS, but I know some people on this list do. If you've used Django CMS before (or have other recommendations f Andrew T. B. Apr 15, 2015 9:55 PM
Django-CMS - I have a project for a non-profit corporation that does its work through committees. Currently, they interact with each other through email - which tends to be very inefficient. The product of the committees is typically some sort of formal Mark C. Apr 15, 2015 8:13 PM
Reserve your spot for lightning talks - There are still some slots available for Django District's lightning talks event next Tuesday, April 21. The theme is "Cool Things I Learned At PyCon", but all relevant topics are welcome.  Also, this is not an event exclusively for adva Mike B. Apr 13, 2015 9:41 PM
Opportunity to Volunteer at Django Girls Workshop - Hi Everyone, I'm a long time lurker but I've never sent out a group wide email before and I didn't see this posted so I hope this isn't annoying.  The good folks at the Chesapeake Regional Tech Patrick J. Mar 26, 2015 12:21 PM
Matt Makai's talk next Tuesday + job board updates - Hi DC Python web people! Next Tuesday's meetup: We are super excited to have Matt Makai from Twilio for a talk on asynchronous Python web apps next Tuesday, 3/17! You can RSVP here if you Andrew T. B. Mar 13, 2015 3:43 PM
Meetup details changed: February meetup - Mocking Strategies - All, We now have a food sponsor (thanks Motley Fool) and a speaker for our February Meetup!  The topic is one we can all benefit from, so I encourage you to RSVP if you haven't already done so. Mike B. Jan 23, 2015 12:59 PM
Side Project Feedback - Hi All, In the spirit of last night's meetup being a project night, I'm looking for some feedback/help on a side-project I've been working on. I'm building a community generated/cu Dylan F. Jan 22, 2015 6:47 PM
RE: [django-district] Notes on Mock - Jason R. Jan 22, 2015 4:01 PM
Re: [django-district] Notes on Mock - Thanks for sending this out, Chris! I really enjoy discussions like this on the email list! People should feel free to share out any tips they think could be useful to our community of DC Python web developers. Andrew T. B. Jan 22, 2015 3:53 PM
Re: [django-district] Notes on Mock - On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 10:33 AM, Jason R. < [address removed] > wrote: > One minor correction – if you have Python 2.7, mock is also available in the stdlib; just import ‘unittes Chris A. Jan 22, 2015 10:44 AM
RE: [django-district] Notes on Mock - Jason R. Jan 22, 2015 10:32 AM
Re: [django-district] Notes on Mock - Ty for sending this! This is awesome! On Jan 22,[masked]:12 AM, "Chris Adams" < [address removed] > wrote: Jackie K. Jan 22, 2015 10:16 AM
Notes on Mock - Last night I demoed Michael Foord's mock library to a couple of people and I was reminded of this again this morning when I saw some shares of an interesting USENIX paper looking at failures in distributed systems: Chris A. Jan 22, 2015 10:12 AM
Inaugural Project Night is tomorrow! - Hi DC Web Python Peoples, Our inaugural project night is tomorrow night!­istrict/events/219556980/ Andrew T. B. Jan 20, 2015 12:56 PM
February meetup speakers and sponsors - Hi all, I'm looking for speakers for the February meetup on Tuesday, February 10.  If you have a topic you're interested in presenting, please reach out to me.  Our recent meetups have featured one long presentation, but we're open to shorter Mike B. Jan 15, 2015 9:04 PM
Django CMS and Django 1.7 tomorrow night! - Hi DC web python peoples - Our first meetup of 2015 is tomorrow night! The Motley Fool will be providing pizza and drinks, so you can come hungry. Andrew T. B. Jan 12, 2015 2:01 PM
Django-district, etc. in 2015 - Hi DC Python web peoples! 2015 is going to be an exciting year for our group! Here are a few announcements to kick off the year: January's meetup is on 1/13 Andrew T. B. Jan 2, 2015 4:07 PM
[JOB] Django one-on-one help - Help needed with two websites for startup companies that will sell Matlab code: The websites are close to ready for launch. I need someone who knows Django better than me to help finalize some fun Leonard W. Dec 12, 2014 10:19 PM
[JOB] iStrategyLabs Seeking 2 Django/Python Devs - Hi All, We’ Peter C. Dec 12, 2014 2:26 PM
[JOB] Django help - finalize two websites - Help needed with two websites for startup companies that will sell Matlab code. The websites are close to ready for launch. I need someone to help me finalize some functionality. Price negotiable. Thank you!! - Len [address removed] Leonard W. Nov 28, 2014 5:09 PM
Django REST Framework tomorrow! - Hi all, Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow night! Please update your RSVP on so our food sponsors (The Motley Fool) know how much to bring: Andrew T. B. Nov 17, 2014 3:41 PM
Re: [django-district] Stepping down as primary organizer - Hi Jackie, I can help organize Django group. Danish [masked] On Sun, Nov 9, 2014 at 10:45 PM, Jackie Kazil < Danish Nov 10, 2014 9:51 AM
Stepping down as primary organizer - Hello all -- As of December, I will be stepping down as the primary organizer of Django District. This is because I need to unload a couple of things from schedule for my own sanity and Django District keeps suffering at my expense. Sin Jackie K. Nov 9, 2014 10:45 PM
Global Day of Coderetreat - Djangonauts, Mike B. Nov 6, 2014 10:15 PM
Your thoughts on Django-district, etc.? - Hi DC web Python peoples, At our October meetup this past Tuesday, I mentioned I wanted some feedback on Django-district. We didn't meet for a few months this year, but now that we're gaining momentum again I want Andrew T. B. Oct 30, 2014 6:38 PM
October meetup tomorrow night! - Just a reminder that our October meetup is tomorrow night! Here's the agenda: Cameron Maske of TrackMaven will share some practical lessons learned using Django and Celery at scale: Andrew T. B. Oct 27, 2014 12:01 PM
Call for speakers - Hi Django-district-ers, We're long overdue for a meetup! If possible, I would like to get one on the books for late this month (10/28 or 10/29). What makes it possible? YOU DO! If you are will Andrew T. B. Oct 16, 2014 2:53 PM
Working on a django project? - Hi all:  I wanted to share info about a great service that seems relevant for this group of developers and entrepreneurs, especially if you have an idea Neha P. Jun 8, 2014 12:09 PM
[JOB] Software Developer / Civic Hacker - Hi friends, The Sunlight Foundation just lost two really great people to a hip new GSA team. We're looking for some good (more loyal) people to replace them. The first round before phone interviews is a blind screenin Jeremy C. May 2, 2014 10:34 AM
[Job] Lead Developer at the University of Maryland (Python, JavaScript) - Hi all, The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities ( MITH ) is looking for a new lead developer. At MITH we do Digital Humanities: we work with t Raffaele V. Apr 30, 2014 10:03 AM
[JOB] Software Engineer / Web Developer (Python, Django) - Hey All! We are launching a brand new SaaS product using Heroku, Django, and Python. We are in need of 1-2 additional full stack developers to support additional customers and product development. We have the great culture of a startup in a profitabl Jace W. Apr 29, 2014 8:29 PM
[JOB] Python/Django developer at Excella Consulting - Hi all, Earlier this year I became the Python Lead at Excella Consulting, a local consulting firm that works with federal, commercial, and non-profit clients in DC. We're currently hiring Python/ Dja Andrew T. B. Apr 3, 2014 6:13 PM
Pre-PyCon Happy Hour at The Motley Fool - Adam Apr 1, 2014 10:13 AM
[JOB] Cleared Java Developer Opportunity - Annapolis Junction - Patrick M. Mar 14, 2014 10:46 AM
[JOB] Developer for - A colleague asked me to forward this opening:­2886/ The Library of Congress supports Chris A. Mar 5, 2014 5:56 PM
[JOB] Senior Web Developer in National Harbor, MD - user 1. Feb 27, 2014 8:56 AM
Montgomery County hackathon - Feb 8, 9 - Hello everyone! Just wanted to let you know about a hackathon I've been helping the Montgomery County Civic Federation organize. We've got a number of projects planned (or you can work on whatever you want) and wo Jeremy C. Jan 23, 2014 10:38 PM
Meetup details changed: Django + AngularJS, Real Python, and Lyricize - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­istrict/events/160630812/ When : Wednesday, January 29, Andrew T. B. Jan 17, 2014 4:14 PM
Call for speakers: Django-district on 1/29 - Hi DC Djangonauts! We are planning a meetup on Wednesday, 1/29 at 7:00pm at the Sunlight Foundation offices and we are looking for speakers. We are interested in anything related to Django (and even alternativ Andrew T. B. Jan 13, 2014 3:26 PM
Call for Help Organizing Django District - Hello all - As you know, this is an awesome community, but this community is awesome, because of the people in it. YOU AWESOME PEOPLE! I have recently been burning the candle at both ends, and I realized that it would be awesome if we h Jackie K. Jan 7, 2014 11:50 AM
Updates on upcoming meetups & announcements - Hello DC Djangonauts!   Upcoming Meetups : We are not going to have one. I apologize for slacking off, but life got in the way. :-)  However, I think we have some awesome stuff coming up in Jackie K. Jun 13, 2013 2:15 AM
Front-end / Template series -- looking for volunteers - Hello all -- We thought it would be fun to do a front-end / template series of talks, since we don't discuss these things enough. We need volunteers. Below are some suggestions or feel free to suggest your own. If you are not an expert, Jackie K. Jun 3, 2013 2:16 PM
Speakers & ideas - Hello all - We are looking for speakers and topic ideas. If you would like to speak, please reach out to me. If you would like to suggest a topic, please submit suggestions here:­ango-district/#suggested If you Jackie K. May 20, 2013 12:06 PM
[JOB] Python/Django Developer for CACI - Hello all -  Jackie K. Apr 15, 2013 3:04 PM
[JOB] Come help us fight the good fight! - Hey everyone, I'm a local Python developer working fo Eric Palakovich C. Feb 21, 2013 8:20 PM
Meetup on Deployment - Hello all - I was thinking that we should take one of our suggested meetups for February, but we don't have an speakers. Is someone able to speak about deployment? If you have something to share for ~15 to 20 minutes, please email me. I Jackie K. Jan 12, 2013 4:58 PM

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