Monthly Archives: December 2009

Triangle Django Sprint

We had a nice turn out for the Triangle Django Sprint. Lots of first time Django sprinters and everyone dove right in. Thanks again to the Caktus Consulting Group, Carrboro Creative Coworking, MetaMetrics, Capstrat, Karen, and everyone who showed up to make the event happen. I managed to be perfectly eclipsed in this picture…

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Triangle Django Development Sprint

Triangle Django Development Sprint

Come Work on Django! We are organizing a Django sprint here in the Triangle on December 12th and 13th 2009 (Saturday & Sunday). The sprint is being hosted by Caktus Consulting Group over at Carrboro Creative Coworking. The goal is to get folks familiar with the Django development process and knock out some features and tickets associated with the upcoming release of Django 1.2. You can find more details on the Sprint Wiki: http://code.djangoproject.com/wiki/Sprint200912TriangleNC Sign …

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django-multidb, MySQLdb, and MySQL Encoding Errors

We recently ran into a bug involving improper encoding of Unicode data using Django, MySQL, and django-multidb. It took us a little while to track it down so I just wanted to take the opportunity to post a description of the problem and the resolution to help any others out there running into similar issues. We were anxiously looking forward to Alex Gaynor’s multidb efforts, but needed something in the near term to help our …

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