Django 1.6: the best new features and the important changes

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405 Howard Street · San Francisco, CA

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There will be someone greeting and escorting people up to the office at the entrance.

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In this month's talk, Julien, will present all the coolest new features soon to be released in Django 1.6. He'll also cover the important deprecations, backwards incompatible changes and everything you need to know to be prepared to upgrade your Django projects.


This month's meetup is @ IGT ( ). IGT is a industry leader in manufacturing of casino games and systems for online, social and land-based casinos. They have a Django team and are looking to help give back to the open source community.

Julien Phalip

Julien discovered Django in 2007 while doing his PhD in Computing Sciences. Since then he has contributed patches to various components of the framework, in particular the admin, and he became a Django core developer in 2011. Julien was a co-founder of the Interaction Consortium ( ( He now works as a technical director at Nurun ( (, a digital agency based in San Francisco, CA.


6:00p - Check in and socialize. There will be pizza and soda provided by IGT. If anyone's company is interested in sponsoring more, let me know.

6:45p - Lightning Talks

#1 Michael Clark (IGT) - Unit Testing

#2 Beyang Liu (SourceGraph) -

7:00p - Julien's talk

7:45p - Q&A with Julien then more socializing

8:30p - Time to head home

Notes from IGT:

Doors will open at 6:00pm to allow enough time for the check-in process. Please update the name on your account to reflect your FIRST NAME and LAST NAME. 405 Howard Security will be checking IDs at the door. *Please note: You WILL ONLY be allowed into the event if we have your first and last name (that matches the name on your ID) prior to the event. IGT is generously providing us with their venue space. Let's make sure we treat it with respect and clean up after ourselves.