Issue #97


Dec. 20, 2013

PyCon 2014 Speakers announced, Django Debug Toolbar 1.0 beta and much more.

Issue #97: 2013
Friday,  December 20th, 2013


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News and Developments.

PyCon 2014 Talks, Tutorials, and Poster selections announced! (

If you haven’t already picked up your PyCon 2014 ticket, check out the speaker lineup for the coming conference and get your ticket!


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Version 1.0 beta of the very useful Django Debug Toolbar is out. Try it out and report any bugs you find.



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