Teaching Django to Comrades
Who is your audience?
- New to web programming
- New to Python
Where do you start?
- The tutorial.
- Something else that they can build, from green pastures, with code reviews.
- THEN get them working on your code.
What are some of the pain points?
- What do I use?
- Custom widgets?
- Custom data?
Where do random bits of code go?
Existing methods or write my own?
If it's hard, and you're new, you're probably doing it wrong.
Don't fight the system until you're assured victory.
Deployment: don't start here.
Consultants, tutorials, and convention videos are great starting resources.
- django-users mailing list
- User groups
- All of those places.
- Fork projects.
- Report, verify, and fix bugs in 3rd party apps.