Kenneth and Wynn caught up with Daniel, Christian, and Matt from Pragmatic Badger to talk about the Django Dash, Python, and Ruby.
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Notes and Links
- Daniel, Christian, and Matt from Pragmatic Badger host the Django Dash.
- Django Dash - you’ve got 48 hours to build a Django app. Go!
- Pyweek - Build a Python app in a week
- Rails Rumble - Ruby on Rails’ a own 48 hour web application development competition.
- The Dash rules
- Great Big Crane - 2010 Dash winner
- The Dash moved to distributed version control this year on GitHub & BitBucket
- Love for Pythons’ explicit imports and Python’s module system
- Twisted - an event-driven networking engine written in Python.
- Eventlet - a concurrent networking library for Python that allows you to change how you run your code, not how you write it.
- EventMachine - fast, simple event-processing library for Ruby programs.
- Christian is using Compass and Sass in Django, but hates on Haml
- Forkinit - forkin’ brilliant! Share and fork your favorite recipes.
- Flask - Flask is a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2 and good intentions.
- Web.py - a web framework for python that is as simple as it is powerful.
- Google’s AppEngine Run your Python web apps on Google’s infrastructure.
- Pypy - implemenation of the Python language focusing on speed, memory usage, and sandboxing.
- Rubinius - an implementation of the Ruby programming language. The Rubinius bytecode virtual machine is written in C++.
- Manoria - an MMO city-building and resource management game [Source]
- Server tail - a service which lets you quickly and easily see real time output of log files on your servers, with just a web browser. [Source]
- Read the docs - a place to create, host, and browse docs. [Source]
- GitHub made covering the event live much more fun
- Leah Culver, who created Leafy Chat in last year’s Dash, talked about it in Episode 0.1.5