[Baypiggies] current topic schedule for February, March, and April

Shannon -jj Behrens jjinux at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 20:23:41 CET 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 9:42 AM, Simeon Franklin <simeonf at gmail.com> wrote:
>> In the RoRs world, they have Capistrano.  There are a couple of
>> similar projects in the Python world that don't seem as popular.  Does
>> anyone have a way of deploying Web apps that they're really happy
>> with?  If so, how do you handle database migrations, etc.  That'd be a
>> fun talk.
>> A newbie nugget on Supervisord would be cool.
>> A newbie nugget on virtualenv would be cool.
>> A talk on zc.buildout might or might not be interesting, depending on
>> your point of view ;)
>> A talk on using Hadoop or Disco to do MapReduce in Python might be cool.
>> An intro to Cython or Pyrex would be neat.
>> Best Regards,
>> -jj
> All  those sound like good candidates for the upcoming Tools night (March
> 26th). I haven't had much of a response from presenters - so far only JJ,
> Sandrine Ribeau (I haven't met her but she posted recently about the
> semantic web framework from logilab), and I are presenting. I am currently
> planning to do a longish talk about my workflow using pip, virtualenv, and
> fabric to make and deploy my python environments. That would also take care
> of a couple of your desired newbie nugget topics jj - fabric approximately
> equals capistrano. I could do a newbie nugget on supervisord sometime (I'm
> using it to manage Django instances and a few other "daemons" written in
> python) - but I think Drew Pertulla was who turned me on to it in the first
> place...
> I'd also be happy to only cover one of my topics if we had a few other
> speakers. Sandrine is going to present pylint and jj volunteered several
> topics; I've been holding off selecting a set topic for him hoping to hear
> from a few of the rest of you. So - If you'd like to talk about zc.buildout
> or Cython or any other python tool you use in your deployment tasks - now
> would be a good time to volunteer...

I'd really love to hear you talk about pip, virtualenv, and Fabric!
If you have a working setup that you're happy with, don't be ashamed
to tell us about it :)



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