What we're about

Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. We meet every other month to discuss Django and related topics.

We follow Django's Code of Conduct (https://www.djangoproject.com/conduct/) If you see anyone violating the rules defined there, please contact the organizer either at the meetup or via meetup.com!

Upcoming events (1)

Migrating from REST to GraphQL on Django & Clean Architecture with Django

*Talk #1 - Clean Architecture with Django* On August 13, 2012 Robert C Martin released his article "Clean Architecture". Later on, it became a book with the same name and until today engineers diverge between loving and hating his concepts. This will show how to implement it with python using one of the most popular frameworks for python. Some concepts are simplified to help people to digest them better and enjoy the development process. It requires you to think a lot more about your application rather than just trust on frameworks and libraries that are out there. *Speaker Bio* Jair is a hands-on startup leader that loves to build stuff. He dedicated his career to build B2B products developing and architecting enterprise level software for the last 10 years. Currently he works as Engineer Director at Carta and manages the Enterprise Infrastructure team where he has the responsibility to lead the efforts for Carta's platform. *Talk #2 - Migrating from REST to GraphQL on Django* We'll briefly go over what REST and GraphQL are. Then we'll go into how to migrate a Django app that serves REST to one that serves GraphQL. Specifically, we'll take an existing application built using Django Rest Framework and convert it to use Graphene (https://github.com/graphql-python/graphene-django). We'll cover how to write tests, performance concerns, and areas for improvement. *Speaker Bio* Manish Sinha (https://www.linkedin.com/in/manish-sinha-9675b366/) has been active in the Django community for over five years. As Founder and Principal of North Star Labs, he has built software for numerous clients including Kleiner Perkins, Mobilize America, and The Last Mile. He has trained new engineers at UBS, TIAA, and Credit Suisse. Prior to that, he worked at Morgan Stanley in a big data group. Manish started his career as one of a handful software engineers in the White House under the Obama administration. *Lightning Talks* TBD! *Host* At ZeroCater, we believe food is one of the easiest, and most effective, ways to build culture in an office. We make it easy for companies to feed their employees delicious, family-style meals and keep exciting snack programs fully-stocked with variety and rotation. ZeroCater has successfully launched our core product, Managed Catering, into 6 local markets and are excited to be offering Snacks + Beverages to clients in San Francisco. With our $12M in Series B funding and ability to now distribute alcohol, we plan to expand Snacks and Catering nationally to new enterprise and Fortune 500 clients. ZeroCater is changing a $130 billion industry and continues its trend of being revenue positive and sustaining year over year growth. ZeroCater will be providing food and drinks. Please respect their space and make sure we clean up after ourselves.

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