RevSys Blog

January 18th, 2010

Django Training in 2010

The new year's shaping up to be a great one for Django: Django 1.2 is on track to ship this March, and there's no doubt in my mind that it'll be the best release ever.

Because of this, we expect to see a lot of new people wanting to learn Django next year, so we're stepping up our training offerings in the new year.

This Friday, I'll be holding ...

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September 17th, 2009

Django 1.0 Template Development Review

Django 1.0 Template Development by Scott Newman actually surprised me in it's depth of covering the topic.

I assumed it would be written with the absolute Django Template beginner in mind. While it is definitely an appropriate book for beginners, it also covers more advanced topics such as:

  • Writing custom template tags and filters, Chapter 7
  • Covers pagination quite well in Chapter 8
  • Customizing the Django admin's look and feel in Chapter ...

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July 16th, 2009

Django Training

I'm pleased to announce that this September, Revolution Systems will be offering a four-day Django training course here in Kansas City, taught by Jacob Kaplan-Moss. Jacob has taught a number of similar courses privately in the past, but this is the first time we're opening this up to the public.

If you've been wanting to really learn Django, this is a great chance. The class is intended for relative beginners to Django ...

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March 30th, 2009

Some quick updates

It's been a busy and exciting week for us.  Jacob has been at PyCon in Chicago where he is participating in a number of panel discussions and giving quite a few talks as well.   Right now I imagine he's neck deep in code in the Django sprint helping to finish up the upcoming 1.1 release. If you're running a production site built with Django you should absolutely check out ...

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March 5th, 2009

Welcome Jacob Kaplan-Moss

I'm very pleased to announce that Jacob Kaplan-Moss has joined Revolution Systems to head up a new line of services around the ever growing Django web development framework. First up are commercial Django Support Plans, but look for more Django related offerings in the near future.

Jacob has been a good friend of mine since before Django was even released.  It was a pleasure to work with him at our previous day jobs and ...

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