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PyCarolinas Redux

PyCarolinas Redux

We just wrapped up the inaugural PyCarolinas conference. I know I had a good time and it was great to see so many people in attendance not only from the southeast, but from across the US with even some international attendees. Professor Gary Bishop of the Department of Computer Science at UNC Chapel Hill gave our first keynote on Saturday touching on accessibility and enabling technologies. It was an inspiring call to action. We as …

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Python Hack Night #3

We had a good turn out for TriZPUG’s third Python Hack Night tonight. All in all, nine local pythonistas showed up at MetaMetrics in Durham and dug right in. There was good conversation and it seems like progress was made on most fronts. We had a wide range of projects including: personal websites, a scrum workflow tool, a computational teaching problem, a game project, a nose plugin, a Django-based charting framework, and more. We even …

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Python + Django vs. C# + ASP.NET: Productivity Showdown

Python + Django vs. C# + ASP.NET: Productivity Showdown

People are often asking me how and why my department shifted from an ASP.NET environment to Django. I’ve finally gotten around to writing about the process leading up to our decision. I hope people out there find it useful in their own development groups and discussions. Almost two years ago I was in a rather unlikely situation in that I was running a software engineering department containing both a C# team and a Python team. …

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