Sessions at DjangoCon US 2010 with video on Wednesday 8th September

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  • First steps in performance tuning

    by Russell Keith-Magee

    So you've built your first Django website. You've tested it, you've released it, you've got a few customers... and a few more... and a few more... and now you're having performance problems. What do you do? This talk will look at some performance problems you may experience, and show some simple (and creative) ways to squeeze the most out of your server hardware.

    At 10:30am to 11:10am, Wednesday 8th September

    Coverage video

  • Pony Pwning

    by Adam Baldwin

    Django's awesomeness unfortunately doesn't make it impenetrable. This talk will cover common pitfalls of the Django developer as seen through the eyes of a hacker or malicious user.

    At 10:30am to 11:10am, Wednesday 8th September

  • Customizing the Django Admin

    by Peter Baumgartner

    How to build great admin user interfaces while still leveraging the power of the Django's batteries-included admin.

    At 11:20am to 12:00pm, Wednesday 8th September

  • Step Away From That Database

    by Andrew Godwin

    A look at the large array of database types now available: where each one excels, why NoSQL isn't always best, and the best ways to integrate them into your Django project.

    At 11:20am to 12:00pm, Wednesday 8th September

  • Modeling challenges

    by Malcolm Tredinnick

    How would you model players, umpires and coaches in baseball data when the same person can switch roles over the course of their life? How about servers in racks with power boards attached (and cords running across the room to remote boards)? Come along to see one approach to create minimal and well-performing models for such real-life situations.

    At 1:30pm to 2:10pm, Wednesday 8th September

  • State of Pinax

    by Brian Rosner

    Pinax is a platform for rapidly building websites with Django. This talk will cover what has happened with Pinax over the past year and where it will go in the future.

    At 1:30pm to 2:10pm, Wednesday 8th September

    Coverage video

  • Domain Specific Frameworks - Why they rock and what can we do to get more of them

    by Sean O'Connor

    This talk will provide an overview of some of the existing domain specific frameworks (DSFs) in the Python/Django world, review some of the common patterns used within them, and then explore some things which can be done to make it easier for people to create and maintain DSFs.

    At 2:20pm to 3:00pm, Wednesday 8th September

  • Making the leap to Django

    How to move your small development team from PHP to Django in less than a month.

    At 2:20pm to 3:00pm, Wednesday 8th September

    Coverage video

  • How to sell Django

    by Daniel Greenfeld

    It seems that a lot of people want to use Django (and Python), but their customer, management, or organization won't let them. Django is a great tool, but it can be challenging to get in the door. This panel will explore how companies and individuals have successfully introduced Django, what tools are available to sell Django, and what pitfalls there are to avoid.

    At 3:10pm to 3:50pm, Wednesday 8th September

  • Large Problems in Django, Mostly Solved

    by Eric Holscher

    This talk is based on my popular series of blog posts highlighting applications from the community. I will highlight some of the best applications that the Django/Python community has put together, talk about places that are lacking, and talk about what these popular applications have in common.

    At 3:10pm to 3:50pm, Wednesday 8th September

  • Technical Design Panel

    by Brian Rosner, Jannis Leidel, Justin Bronn and Russell Keith-Magee

    Come one! Come all! Pay sixpence to see the freaks! Real Live Core Developers, answering questions for your edification!

    At 4:20pm to 5:20pm, Wednesday 8th September

    Coverage video