This intermediate-level talk will teach you techniques using the popular NoSQL database MongoDB and the Python library Ming to write maintainable, high-performance, and scalable applications. We will cover everything you need to become an effective Ming/MongoDB developer from basic PyMongo queries to high-level object-document mapping setups in Ming.
by Paul Winkler
OpenBlock (http://openblockproject.org) is an open-source (GPL) hyperlocal news website / service built on Django. This talk would be an overview of the project: what it does, how it works, its history and future. And a brief live demo.
16th–17th September 2011