I’ve never used python except for a couple of occasions where I had a play on some CLI batch processes to see how I coped in a language I didn’t know.
The previous week I’d also been along to the Guardian offices for theirÂ Developer Drop-inÂ session, which had coincided with a meeting of the Redis User Group.
Spacelog also usesÂ RedisÂ as it’s datastore so I stuck around to chat and listen.
With enough coincidences under my belt for one evening I decided to spend some time investigating.
I worked through the django tutorials on the train home for a couple of nights (so about 40 mins to 1 hour) and everything looks pretty simple.
Next I decided that theÂ CAMRAÂ NBSSÂ site I run for North HertsÂ CAMRAÂ Branch could probably do with a refresh. Last commit was over four years ago back when it lived itÂ Source-Forge!
So starting afresh I decided real-ales.info would be a good site to play with django on.
I kicked off the project onÂ GithubÂ today, and will see how far I can get.