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Carl Meyer

Co-founder & back-end consultant, since

Carl is a co-founder and active developer-emeritus, providing counsel to the team. He’s a core developer of the Django Python web framework.

Carl is an active owner and developer-emeritus, providing oversight and counsel to the development team. He is a core developer of the Django Python web framework, an elected member of the inaugural Django technical board, former maintainer of the widely-used pip and virtualenv package management tools, co-author of multiple accepted enhancements to the Python language and ecosystem, and a Fellow of the Python Software Foundation. When not chasing more elegant algorithms, he chases frisbees, hockey pucks, and a pair of sons.

Open Source

Herman

Automated style guides

Design systems streamline development, communication, and consistency – but often rely on dedicated teams and extended budgets. We wanted a tool that helps create and maintain living style guides & pattern libraries in an agile process, and on a budget. Herman helps you keep your development process simple – and your UX consistent – as you scale over time.

True

Unit-testing for Sass developers

True is the only full-featured unit-testing framework designed specifically for the Sass language. Write your tests in Sass, compile them with Sass, and then (optionally) pass the results to a Javascript test-runner for command-line control and reporting.

2014 Resources

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    Python for Ada

    Donate to the Ada Initiative today to support women in open technology and culture. If we hit $10000 by Friday, Jacob and Alex and Jim and Carl will match your donations!

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    SQLAlchemy
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    PostgreSQL Transactions and SQLAlchemy

    SQLAlchemy defaults to implicitly opening a new transaction on your first database query. If you prefer to start your transactions explicitly instead, I’ve documented here my explorations in getting that to work.

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    Advanced Python

    Past

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2013

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    2013 Wrap-up

    A brief review of 2013: OddBird, year six.

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2012

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2011

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