Pro Series - Web Framework Django/python workshop
By Allen Tuggle
Pizza sponsored by TEK Systems
In this Pro-Series 2-hour workshop we will go over the basics of building a web app using python and the Django framework. Django is a free and open-source web framework, written in Python, which follows the model–view–controller (MVC) architectural pattern. It is maintained by the Django Software Foundation (DSF), an independent organization established as a 501(c)(3) non-profit.
Django's primary goal is to ease the creation of complex, database-driven websites. Django emphasizes reusability and "pluggability" of components, rapid development, and the principle of don't repeat yourself. Python is used throughout, even for settings, files, and data models. Django also provides an optional administrative create, read, update and delete interface that is generated dynamically through introspection and configured via admin models.
- At least junior-level developer coding experience (professional/CS student, etc)
- Basic understanding of Web Development
- One RSVP Ticket ($10) per participant
- Must bring laptop with power supply (Windows, Linux or Mac-OSX)
- Python experience preferred but not required
- We're using CodeAnywhere.com on-line IDE
Allen Tuggle has been practicing Software Engineering in the Blacksburg area since 1998. He has become passionate about Software Craftsmanship and TDD. Enjoys learning new technologies and spreading knowledge when he gets the chance. Enjoys mentoring young developers.
Rackspace is the leader in Hybrid Cloud Hosting, the Open Source OpenStack cloud technology suite and the home of Fanatical Support. The local Rackspace Development (programming) center is located in the VT CRC where our developers create the cloud and office email systems that power many of the worlds most popular Internet and device technologies today. Rackspace believes in fostering the growth of the technology communities in which they reside, openly sharing relevant tech information and encouraging others to do the same.
Our pizza sponsor for this event is TekSystems Roanoke. TEKsystems® is the nation’s leading technology staffing and services company. Combining a proven track record of superior performance, a quality-focused approach to service delivery, and the highest-caliber technical professionals in the market, TEKsystems helps our clients successfully plan, build, and run their critical technology initiatives.
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