Hi, I'm Daniel Greenfeld, and welcome to my blog. I write about Python, Django, and much more.

Memories of Malcolm

Monday, March 17, 2014 (permalink)

A year ago today Malcolm Tredinnick, core contributor to Django suddenly passed away. He was a mentor, and more importantly, a good friend.

Here are some of my memories of Malcolm.

DjangoCon US: September 2010

This is where Audrey and I first met Malcolm. We ended up spending a good ...

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Travel Tips for Geeks: Preventing Theft

Thursday, July 18, 2013 (permalink)

This is the first in a set of blog posts based on my experiences traveling in various places around the world. This particular safety-related post is about theft, not scams, which I may cover in another article.

For this first article, I'm hoping this gets on various technical RSS ...

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Off to Europe!

Saturday, April 20, 2013 (permalink)

I feel like I'm dreaming, but we're on our way to Europe!

A few weeks Audrey and I decided to move. While looking at possible rentals or even mortgages, we were idly (dreaming really... still paying off debts incurred from last year) looking at how much a room ...

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Two Scoops of Django FAQ

Monday, January 21, 2013 (permalink)

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The launch of the Two Scoops of Django: Best Practices for Django 1.5 book has gone pretty well. The response has been almost entirely positive and sales have been pretty brisk. We've gotten a ton of great, constructive editorial feedback, which we're sorting through as we race ...

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Deadline for DjangoCon Financial Aid requests is tomorrow!

Thursday, August 02, 2012 (permalink)

For 2012, DjangoCon US has moved to Washington, DC, and everyone is invited! If you need financial support to get there, the Django Software Foundation and PyLadies have paired with a number of forward thinking sponsors to help get you there. All genders are eligible for assistance, so don't ...

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10 reasons to go to DjangoCon Europe

Monday, May 14, 2012 (permalink)

You should go to DjangoCon Europe in lovely Zurich, Switzerland. Here are 10 reasons why:

1. Chocolate

So much of what we like about chocolate comes from Switzerland. For example, Milk Chocolate was invented in Switzerland.

2. Keynote speaker: Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Always a great speaker and fun to be around ...

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Join us at DjangoCon Europe!

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 (permalink)

This year in June, the European edition of DjangoCon is going to be held in lovely Zurich, Switzerland. It is my great fortune and delight to announce that Audrey and I will be attending. Hooray!

Needless to say, we're extremely excited. My trip to Europe in 2007 was an ...

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