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Newsletter #4

Django Django 1.8 Two Scoops of Django

Welcome to the latest news about Two Scoops Press, PyDanny (Daniel Roy Greenfeld), and Audrey Roy Greenfeld (audreyr). Two Scoops of Django 1.8 Early Release Is Out The impossible has happened. We've decided to revise, update, and expand Two Scoops of Django for the Django 1.8 Long Term Support release. Today you can purchase the early release PDF. In mid to late May, we plan to release the print paperback version. Two Scoops of Django 1.8 Early Release PDF in our shop If you have any questions, please read the Two Scoops of Django FAQ. Into the Brambles Is Out In...

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We’re a Gold Sponsor of Multiple Template Engines for Django

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One of the most common components in Django that is replaced by alternatives is templates. The reason is either or both performance and design related. While there are numerous template bridge libraries to support the use of Jinja2, Mako, and other template languages in Django, there is not a standard API. This is unfortunate, because one of the virtues of using Django is that we can share our efforts across third-party libraries. Fortunately, Django core developer, Aymeric Augustin has started a crowdfunding campaign to create first-class support for third-party template engines in Django. We’re excited! Two Scoops Press is...

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Newsletter #3

Australia India Kiwi PyCon New Zealand PyCon Australia PyCon India Two Scoops of Django

Newsletter #3, May 21st, 2014 Huge Success at the DjangoCon Europe 2014 Raffle We provide in-kind sponsorship for conferences. What that means is that in return for conferences listing us in their sponsors, we send them a signed copy of Two Scoops of Django 1.6 and a signed art print by Audrey Roy. We encourage conferences to raffle them off. This way our book is used as a means for conferences to provide financial assistance for developers who otherwise could not afford to attend their event. This is exactly what DjangoCon Europe did. They raffled off the book, which earned...

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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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