[python-uk] Don't be afraid to commit - a free Python/Django workshop (Cardiff)

Daniele Procida daniele at vurt.org
Thu Jan 10 18:46:01 CET 2013

A hands-on workshop for Python/Django developers who would like to contribute
more to the projects they use, but need more grounding in some of the tools

What's in it for you

As well as helping to put you in a position to commit successfully to
collaborative projects, the workshop's emphasis on using virtualenv/pip and
git will help you manage your own work in a more streamlined and efficient

The automate testing tutorial - the most substantial component of the workshop
- will help you develop your software faster, better and more easily.

What we'll cover

The workshop will take participants through the complete cycle of identifying
a simple issue in a Django or Python project, writing a patch with tests and
documentation, and submitting it.

The workshop will take you through the use of:

* virtualenv and pip
* git (and GitHub)
* running and writing tests for Python applications
* writing and building documentation using Sphinx
* submitting a pull request

A workbook and reference guide will be provided to support the workshop.

What you need to know

The workshop is open to anyone, but places will be limited.

Date: a weekday morning or afternoon in February or March 2012
Venue: Cardiff University
Attendance fee: none

Let me know if you'd like to attend!


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