[CentralOH] Sprints - cohpy.org Web Site

Chris Chandler chris at developingchris.com
Fri Oct 9 18:26:47 CEST 2009


I'm +1 on django.
Thanks,
Chris Chandler
352-871-0712


On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 11:35 AM, Nick Albright <nick.albright at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello!  = )
>
> I also like the django idea.  A templating engine was talked about and
> modifying .htaccess for nice URLs were talked about, and at that point, I
> think django is just about as much work as those 2 things.  But more
> importantly, to allow potentially multiple people to easily change pages,
> django makes that very easy.  And with the automatic admin interface, no
> real work needs to be done on the backend.
>
> So one vote for django here.  :)
>
> Peace,
>  -Nick
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 9:05 AM, Chris Chandler <chris at developingchris.com>wrote:
>
>> Matt,
>> I agree, if we start to have a debate over framework or implementation
>> detail choices, then we down shift to a more mundane open source project.
>>
>> I think that in general we are mostly newbs to python web programming, but
>> most have done web in another platform. I say lets start a django app, and
>> see where it goes and if at the next meeting we get a lot of feedback to
>> change it or not.
>>
>> scitesy,
>>
>> Is bitbucket the mercurial github? I'm using git, but mercurial would be
>> an interesting departure, so whichever service is more reliable.
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Chris Chandler
>> 352-871-0712
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 10:40 AM, Matthew Wilson <matt at tplus1.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I'm just a lurker on this list.  I live in Cleveland.  I wanted to
>>> share some history about our group and then plug a different idea.
>>>
>>> About two years ago some clepy (cleveland python users group) started
>>> work on a big project.  It was an open-source implementation of
>>> meetup.com.  We even had a cool name picked out -- shindig.  The story
>>> ends sadly.  Nobody agreed on the framework, the SCM, the site design,
>>> etc.  Eventually we stopped talking about it.
>>>
>>> Here's my humble suggestion for you guys: instead of or in addition to
>>> starting a really grand project, what about doing some really mundane
>>> stuff?  Maybe just start a package that collects clever little utility
>>> functions written by members.
>>>
>>> I started the clepy package on google code
>>> (http://code.google.com/p/clepy/)  to collect all the weird little
>>> utility functions we all write.  It has stuff like a powerset
>>> generator, a bunch of funky iterators, some string manipulation stuff,
>>> a @deprecated decorator that doesn't destroy the function signature,
>>> and lots of other things.
>>>
>>>  Or maybe adopt a module from the standard library and then improve
>>> it.  The datetime module has a huge list of open tickets.
>>>
>>> Just an idea.
>>>
>>> Matt
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 7:38 PM, Michael S. Yanovich
>>> <yanovich.1 at buckeyemail.osu.edu> wrote:
>>> > I would be interested in helping with the website through these
>>> sprints. I
>>> > can see this as a fun and effective way to get the group active. I'm am
>>> not
>>> > familiar with Django but considering we are a Python group I think
>>> Django
>>> > would make the most sense.
>>> >
>>> > --
>>> > Michael S. Yanovich
>>> > yanovich.1 at osu.edu
>>> >
>>> > On 10/03/2009 05:40 PM, Scott Scites wrote:
>>> >
>>> > I communicated with Eric Floehr this week about having sprints to
>>> develop
>>> > the cohpy.org web site.
>>> >
>>> > The idea I floated would be to open source the code on a distributed
>>> source
>>> > code manager like bitbucket (if it comes back up) or github ( thanks
>>> for the
>>> > speed Rackspace).  This way we can all contribute through participation
>>> in
>>> > sprints and well as through patches/enhancement submissions and such.
>>> >
>>> > A few of the many things to decide are: What framework?  What pages and
>>> > functionality to develop?  etc.  Eric will set aside time in the
>>> October
>>> > meeting for further discussion.
>>> >
>>> > In the interim, is any one interested in participating in upcoming
>>> Sprints?
>>> > Which framework would the group like to use?  Any strong preferences
>>> for
>>> > distributed source code repository?
>>> >
>>> > Hopefully this will be one of many open source contributions our group
>>> can
>>> > create.
>>> >
>>> > Scott Scites
>>> >
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