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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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Fabric Presentation

Fabric Presentation

This past Thursday I gave a presentation on Fabric for TriZPUG. I want to thank everyone for their comments and appreciation. We had a great attendance and good discussions. I presented Fabric as a tool that I use for automated deployment and maintenance of servers. I can publish and update multiple servers with differential instructions based on their defined roles (e.g. Apache web server, MySQL database server, Nginx server, etc.). We briefly touched on some other cool …

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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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