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,, has outdone themselves. We have extremely high standards and proudly say it's...

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Two Scoops of Django 1.6 at DjangoCon Europe

Are you attending DjangoCon Europe? We have good news for you: DjangoCon Europe attendees can get a copy of Two Scoops of Django: Best Practices for Django 1.6 at the conference (pre-order required). How to Order Your Copy To order a copy for pickup at DjangoCon Europe, get it here: Note that you must pre-order it via that page, and that sales will close on May 1, 2014, 2 weeks before DjangoCon Europe. This is to give us an exact count of how many books to ship to DjangoCon Europe. Unfortunately, we can't sign or individualize these copies as...

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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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The Appendix That Didn't Survive

One of the suggestions we received for new material for Two Scoops of Django: Best Practices for Django 1.6 was a list of links from the book. Thinking this was a good idea and worth a few pages, we decided the list could go into a new portion: 'Appendix G: Links'. Near the end of the project I wrote a script that generated the new appendix. I generated the list and discovered even without any sort of organization besides alphabetization, the content added 12 pages. Think about that for a second... 12 pages of links. I don't know about you, but if I bought...

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