[Chicago] Talk on my reproducible science project?

Bob Haugen bob.haugen at gmail.com
Fri Nov 22 17:42:57 CET 2013


I am really really interested in this talk but no longer live in
Chicago, so if you give it anywhere, I hope it gets recorded, and I
will devour it.

Thanks.

On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 10:29 AM, sheila miguez <shekay at pobox.com> wrote:
> Yeah, I think it might be more interesting to the djangonauts group unless
> there is a quorum of people interested here.
>
> Carl mentioned a bunch of things in my requirements... I guess I'd probably
> hit on:
>
> Heroko -- things one needs to learn to run django projects on heroku. Mostly
> I think people would want to know about collectstatic, django-storages, and
> environment variable driven configuration.
>
> RESTful stuff - how I wish I knew about django-rest-framework way back at
> the beginning of my project because then I might have done everything with
> django-rest-framework and a bunch of javascript rather than using django
> frontend stuff. I emailed pydanny to see if he or someone had written a blog
> post about this due to seeing his recommendation of angularjs and
> django-rest-framework in django-cookiecutter yet also recommending a bunch
> of packages like django-crispy-forms and other things that seem a bit
> counter to that. So, which way would one go in either direction and why? I
> can't answer that insightfully, but I want to know so it should go in a
> talk. Also, I want people to talk to me about DRY and how to handle
> javascript crap versus django crap.
>
> Testing - I want to avoid this in my talk due to how embarrassed I am about
> the lack of testing.
>
> Sunk cost fallacy - django-profiles and django-registration seemed
> reasonable at first despite the lack of documentation but dealing with the
> slowness in waiting for a pull request got to be a pain so I dumped
> everything and switched to django-allauth.
>
> Haystack - by the time I'd give a talk I will probably blah blah a little
> about that and elasticsearch or whatever happens int he next few days. who
> knows.
>
> gunicorn - I've already blah blah blahed about this in the other mailing
> list thread, so I might say one sentence about it.
>
> I think all of the above is more on topic for djangonauts than chipy and
> they do end up coming up in a djangonauts meeting I will invite you.
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 7:57 PM, eviljoel <eviljoel at linux.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hey Sheila,
>>
>> I might get something out of this because I only know some very basic
>> Django.  However, I suspect most people would be more interested in
>> other talks.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> eviljoel
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 10:57 AM, sheila miguez <shekay at pobox.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Carl thought that a talk on what I've been working on might be
>> > interesting,
>> > but I did explain to him that it is just a django site so that there is
>> > nothing especially interesting to it. He's been debating this with me a
>> > little.
>> >
>> > What do people think? I could explain the motivations behind the
>> > project,
>> > and also discuss why I picked django, and going from a new django
>> > developer
>> > to an intermediate django developer.
>> >
>> > This could be a beginner to intermediate talk about django.
>> >
>> > I could instead maybe talk to the djangonauts user group if the topic
>> > isn't
>> > good for chipy.
>> >
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>> > sheila
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