The meetup is at One Cambridge Center (Street View) in Kendall Sq. The lobby and sidewalk are under construction. There is a construction sign indicating where (approximately at the A marker in Street View) to enter the lobby. Tell the guard you are attending Django Boston meetup at Dogpatch Labs. Take the elevator to the 6th Floor.
We invite you to an evening of short lightning talks by the hottest startups in Boston, two of which are Techstars companies and two that are working out of the Dogpatch Labs incubator for startups. Hear how Django helps them to innovate at lightning speed!
7:00-7:15 pm - Networking
7:15-8:30 pm - Speakers
8:30-9:00 pm - More networking
9:00 pm - ?? - Drinks at Mead Hall
(approx. 10 min per speaker)
Anmol Madan from Ginger.io
Ginger.io uses big data from mobile phones to provide providers, patients, caregivers and pharma with insights about real-world patient behavior and health outcomes. Our web platform is based on django and python.
In this talk, we'll share how django is used to build our mobile phone API and how we integrate django with our data analysis stack.
James Sullivan from AdmitPad
AdmitPad is a Cambridge startup whose flagship product is the first enterprise iPad application that streamlines the university admissions process.
Hear how we deliver an API for our iPad app and custom integrations using Django, Tastypie, MongoDB, and MySQL.
Adam Duston from InCrwd
Adam will explain how Incrwd uses continuous integration with unit and automated functional tests to deploy the Django code behind Incrwd into production several times a day.
He'll also explain how Incrwd uses MongoDB for storage, and will show off the experiment system that Incrwd developed for rapidly testing hypotheses for lean product iteration.
David Zwarg from Azavea
David will introduce python-sld and django-sld, two new python libraries for generating StyledLayerDescriptor XML documents, used to style map images in the popular mapping servers: GeoServer and MapServer.
He will touch on a bunch of geodjango fundamentals and mention spatial databases in the course of the introduction.
Nate Aune from NodeRabbit / DjangoZoom
For software development teams who value faster time to market, NodeRabbit provides a cloud application platform that combines effortless deployment with scalable and flexible hosting.
Nate will show how to deploy a Django project into production in less than 5 minutes using DjangoZoom, our one-click deployment and hosting platform specifically designed with the needs of Django developers in mind.
Ted Tieken from SittingAround
Bringing high tech to the (boring) $5 billion dollar babysitting industry. (talk description TBD)
Thanks to our sponsors Dogpatch Labs for providing the meeting space, Ginger.io for the drinks and mosaicHUB for the food!