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Two Scoops of Django 1.6 India Edition Available!

Django 1.6 India Two Scoops of Django

Newsletter #2 The India Edition of Two Scoops of Django 1.6 is now available at the following outlets: Within the next few weeks we hope to add Infibeam to the list of supported Indian retailers. Personal Note From Audrey The India Edition has special significance to us because my father is from India, and some of my family is still there. On my father's side, my grandfather was a civil engineer, and my grandmother was a mathematician. My grandmother passed away when I was very young, and my grandfather passed away a few years ago. I wish that they could...

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Two Scoops of Django 1.6 India Edition Sneak Peek

Django 1.6 preview sneak peek Two Scoops of Django

We finally have a finalized proof of the forthcoming Two Scoops of Django 1.6 India Edition in our hands! The US edition, on the left, is 7.5x9.25 inches. The India edition, on the right, is sized A4, which is about 8.3x11.7 inches. The US edition is slightly thicker, but not dramatically so. The cover of the India Edition has more vibrant color (admittedly slightly rumpled thanks to the clumsy hands of the male co-author). The SD memory card and garlic clove are for scale. Printing: Our Indian printer, pothi.com, has outdone themselves. We have extremely high standards and proudly say it's...

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Newsletter #1

Django 1.6 Two Scoops of Django

February 17th, 2013 We Met Four Years Ago Today! We met at PyCon 2010 in Atlanta on February 17, 2010. Our life together has been wonderful ever since. On Daniel's blog is a recap of how we met and the days that followed. Two Scoops of Django 1.6 is a #1 Python Best Seller! On her blog, Audrey Roy covers the success of Two Scoops of Django 1.6 on Amazon. A week since launch, some hours we're #1 and other hours Mark Lutz's famous Learning Python is in the lead. Our 1.6 edition will be the last ever update to...

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Announcing Two Scoops of Django 1.6

Django 1.6 Two Scoops of Django

It's our pleasure to announce that after months of research, writing, and review, Two Scoops of Django: Best Practices for Django 1.6 is in available. The result isn't just an update to the previous edition, it's a complete revision: Here is a short list of the changes: Updated for Django 1.6 and designed for both Python 2.7 and 3.3. Over 130 pages of new material, bringing the book to 446 pages. Expanded sections on database transactions, binary fields, security, custom admin skins, creating and maintaining third-party packages, utilities, serialization, built-in exceptions, deployment, and more. 5 new chapters with material on...

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Just Married, and Proof #1 Is In

Django 1.6 marriage preview sneak peek Two Scoops of Django

Happy 2014! We have a couple of exciting announcements: First, in case you haven't heard, Daniel and I just got married. It's not every day that co-authors of Django books get married, right? Here was our wedding cartwheel. Photo credit: Lindy DiMaio - Della Vita Photography. Second, the first print proof of Two Scoops of Django 1.6 arrived in the mail this week. Goodness, it is heavy! Here's how it compares to the 1.5 edition: Note that the final version may look drastically different -- right now we are tweaking colors and making lots of edits. In fact, it will...

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