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Lightning Talks

1. Redis and Protocol Buffers

Presented by Joshua Ginsberg

Protocol buffers from Google.

  • Non-human-readable :(
  • 1.25M records takes up about 250MB of memory.
  • Protocol versioning is built-in

2. Managing Servers

Presented by Nate Aune

How to make deployment a non-event?

3. The CMS that doesn't do anything

Philo

Template designers can customize how model instances are embedded per template

Template designers are in charge of how content is interpreted

http://philocms.org

4. Making small, positive changes

Presented by Steve Holden

  • We can make a positive difference in many ways.

  • Doing so is good for us and good for our community.

  • Tell people what to do.

    • They need some encouragement.

Note

Alex Gaynor is the Django community's standard equivalent of a kitten.

5. Backbone.js with Django and Tastypie

Two things needed to make it work:

  • change backbone sync method
  • override url and parse from the sources