Pythonistas, let's continue our magnificent journey on the Pythonic Way. It's now time to dive head first in web development usging Django, a Python web framework. Our second workshop of the Fall 2013 Session will be held in French and is a re-edition of our previous basic Django workshop. This workshop will show that “Beautiful is better than ugly” and that “Simple is better than complex”. — Zen de Python

The Montréal-Python Rugby League (MPRL) [DoesNotExist] cruelly needs a web app to manage its teams and its season. In only 3 hours, we’ll make this happen.

At the end of the workshop, you'll know :

  • the architecture of a Django project
  • how to manage your data in the backend (admin)
  • how to present your data in the frontend (public interfaces)

The link towards the presentation material of the workshop is published here (in French, English translation to come).

What you need to know :

  • Date : 2013-10-10, Thursday, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Place : UQAM, Président-Kennedy Building, PK-1630

The workshop will be in French but all nations are welcome. No need to know rugby nor having attended previous workshop. Our workshops are free and open to all.

Prerequisite : minimal knowledge of Python is required (baisc Python workshop suffice).

Generally speaking, if you want to have fun with the code in Montréal-Python workshops without loosing your time with configuring your machine and if you want a guaranteed support by the technical assistants, do yourself a favor and get a developer workstation on Ubuntu by following these simple steps : http://bit.ly/1697xMF (in French, English version in translation)

To follow this workshop, you'll need to have installed Django 1.5 and South 0.8. We strongly recommand to follow these steps : http://bit.ly/1bCp099 (in French, English version in translation)

If you need help to setup your development environment, we’ll be there to help before the workshop, starting at 5:15 PM.

Bring your laptop or pair up with someone who as his.

Be in the scrum, please confirm votre presence : Register on http://intro-django.eventbrite.ca/ 85 places available

Ready? Then... Crouch! Touch! Pause! Engage!

See you Thursday!

N.B.: A similar workshop in English might be held later at Concordia

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