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Open-source programming takes a community, and Imaginary enjoys being a contributor to the Python and Django communities. Articles include presentations, events, and discussions about the latest happenings within the Python and Django community. These include national events like PyCon, DjangoCon, Chicago area tech events like Djangonauts, Chipy, ChiHack, DePy, and news and announcements from the Django Software foundation and Python.org.

All relationships end. It doesn't matter whether they are personal or professional, at some point and for many reasons, they end. No one thinks about this when the relationship is budding - everything is wonderful. There is trust, there is competence, there is relief that finally the needle can be moved forward. This overflowing optimism can cloud a vital aspect of establishing a new relationship - how to get out of it gracefully. Unless a prior vendor experience has made an impact, very little attention is given to an end-of-life scenario until end-of-life is imminent. However, with a little prenuptial preparation, end-of-life drama and uncertainty can be greatly eased.

This year I attended my first DjangoCon and, needless to say, it was pretty amazing.  I also attended my first Django Sprint after DjangoCon was over.  It was a fantastic ...

This morning during the DjangoCon US Lightning Talks, I announced the launch of djangonauts.org, a directory of Django user groups worldwide.  Any and all Django user groups are welcome ...