Raphael Kimmig, 15 Mai 2013
So we've just come back to the hostel from the first day of DjangoCon Europe 2013 in Warsaw and I thought I'd do a short recap.
First of all, the venue is something special. They have organized a circus tent that they placed outside a horse racing track with additional support tents for food and registration. The contrast of watching a tech talk inside the tent and then stepping outside onto a green sunny field is really awesome.
The one thing that I really disliked is the fact that there is no real coffee to be found anywhere. The only thing you can get is instant coffee that lacks even the slightest hint of taste. But oh well, worse things do happen.
Also, because the airport is quite close it can at times be difficult to understand the speakers (whenever a big airplane is coming in low over head), but it is more an annoyance than a real problem.
Enough with the criticism. All in all I really enjoyed this day and I'd like to thank all the volunteers who make this event possible. You are awesome!
I assume/hope that videos of the talks will be made available and I'll update this post with the appropriate links as soon as possible.
If you have time for only one talk I would suggest "Profiling in Python" - it just is a ...continue reading