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Two Scoops of Django 1.6 India Edition Sneak Peek

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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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Just Married, and Proof #1 Is In

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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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