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Monthly Presentation Night

  • Aug 14, 2012 · 6:30 PM
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"Views Can Be Classy!" Intermediate talk by Kenneth Love

Introduction on how to use Django's generic class-based views and write your own mixins to solve common problems.


"Intro to Heroku and the 12 Factor App" Advanced talk by guest speaker Kenneth Reitz

A brief overview of Heroku's Python support. We'll review how to deploy a Python application to Heroku, as well as some best practices for building scalable web applications.


Kenneth Reitz is the product owner of Python at Heroku and a member of the Python Software Foundation. He's the developer behind many Python modules, including Requests, Python HTTP for Humans.


Join us afterward at Bailey's to continue the discussion over a beverage.


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  • Peter B.

    LOVED the Heroku presentation. The one on Class-ful Django, while a subject I'm quite interested in, needed to be *much slower* with time to check in with people if they have questions and were grokking the issues being addressed. While I'm a professional Django developer, I had a hard time keeping up with Kenneth.

    August 16, 2012

  • Sam T.

    Good talks, good food, good beer. My one suggestion is to raise the presenter's screen by a few feet - it was pretty hard to see from the back of the room.

    August 15, 2012

  • Larry P.

    Good presentations, microphone and sound system set up and working and a good crowd.

    August 15, 2012

  • Amjith

    Very good.

    August 15, 2012

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