At last week's meetup on May 28th, Scott Lobdell rehashed his PyCon talk to us on programming an autonomous blimp with Python. Scott, a repeat Django meetup speaker, gave another great and unique talk
Scott first brought us through some of the fundamentals of how a blimp works and what his code needed to account for when flying it. We also got a walkthrough of the hardware components and sensors that his code had to interface with to make it happen.
Interestingly much of his code had to interface with C due to the hardware, so he used a tool called Boost, which made it simpler for his python code to reference C modules and vice versa.
Adam Hitchcock also gave us a lightning talk on how to create your own linter. It is seemingly a bit hard to create your own linter, but with tutorials, examples, and some extension frameworks it seems like it is possible.
At our last Django Meetup Group event, Jayden Windle, the lead engineer at Jetpack, an on demand delivery company, talks building APIs with Django and GraphQL. Watch the video to learn more.
At the last meeting of the San Francisco Django Meetup Group, Wes Kendall gave a talk on how to make a bulletproof Django application by testing it with pytest. Check out his talk here!
Part of the Yeti Lunch and Learn series - our amazing developer, Resdan, gives a presentation on creating a reusable component library. Enjoy the video!