Thoughts for Tuesday: Two Django-licious Scoops

Audrey Roy and Daniel Greenfeld have recently released “Two Scoops of Django: Best Practices For Django 1.6” (http://twoscoopspress.com/). Besides helpful books, Audrey and Daniel give much to the Python community by sharing their experiences with others and encouraging people to get involved with Python and Django. Here’s my review of this helpful book: Updated and substantially expanded, I am finding “Two Scoops of Django: Best Practices For Django 1.6” far exceeds my expectations. I liked the prior version and foundRead more

Weekend Wisdom: “Python Pocket Reference” by Mark Lutz; O’Reilly Media

A handy and helpful guide on the current state of Python As someone who teaches beginning Pythonistas to learn to program, this updated edition of the Python Pocket Reference is worth keeping close at hand.   The reference covers both Python 3.4 and 2.7, and it highlights changes between the two major releases in a succinct, clear way. Yes, one can find the reference information in the freely available Python docs, but this guide earns its place in my backpackRead more