Kogan donates A$10,000 to the DSF

Source article: Kogan donates A$10,000 to the DSF The Django Software Foundation (DSF) is proud to announce that we have just received an A$10,000 (around US$9,000) donation from Kogan.com. Kogan.com is one of Australia’s most recognisable entrepreneurial brands and values technology at its core. Kogan selected Django as its website platform in 2006 because of […]

Call for Volunteers: DjangoCon US 2014 Website

Source article: Call for Volunteers: DjangoCon US 2014 Website It might be 9 months away, but work is already underway planning DjangoCon US 2014. One of the first pieces of work required is the conference website. Last year’s website design was met with some criticism, so this year, The Open Bastion (the organizers of DjangoCon […]

Annoucing Django Weekend Cardiff, the UK's first Django conference

Source article: Annoucing Django Weekend Cardiff, the UK's first Django conference In 2014 Cardiff will host the first-ever Django conference in the UK. Django Weekend Cardiff will take place at Cardiff University in Wales, from the 7th to the 9th February, for three days of talks, tutorials, code sprints and clinics. Registration for the event […]

Django 1.6 released

Source article: Django 1.6 released Today, Django 1.6 is released to the world. This one’s for Malcolm Earlier this year, the Django community lost a member, a developer and a friend; Malcolm Tredinnick was a long-time contributor to many open-source projects, including Django, where he served as a committer from 2006 onward. More importantly, he […]

Announcing the inaugural winner of the Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize

Source article: Announcing the inaugural winner of the Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize On March 17 this year, Django core team member Malcolm Tredinnick suffered a brain aneurysm and passed away. Over the last 2 months, the Django Software Foundation (DSF) has been raising funds to establish an award in Malcolm’s name. We’ve also been soliciting […]

Announcing the Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize

Source article: Announcing the Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize Malcolm Tredinnick joined the Django project as a core developer in early 2006. He was deeply involved in many part of Django – most notably, the ORM, but many other internals bear his fingerprints. Django’s support for unicode, and autoescaping in templates can both be almost entirely […]