Kate Heddleston

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Technical on-boarding, training, and mentoring.
PyCon US 2014
Kate Heddleston , Nicole Zuckerman
Recorded: April 13, 2014Language: English

This is a talk about how to make junior and new engineers into independent and productive members of your engineering team faster and cheaper. We will focus on python specific resources and libraries that will help you create a simple but effective on boarding program, and talk about case studies of companies that have had success using these techniques.

So you want to be a full-stack developer? How to build a full-stack python
PyCon US 2014
Kate Heddleston
Recorded: April 12, 2014Language: English

This is a talk about building full-stack python web applications where you manage every part of the application yourself. I will walk through how to setup a production server with your web application code, a local development environment using vagrant, and how to deploy from your local environment to production. I will also walk through python and Django libraries that will make your life easier.

Chef: Automating web application infrastructure
PyCon US 2013
Kate Heddleston
Recorded: March 16, 2013Language: English

This talk is going to focus on using Chef to create web application projects, specifically a python project with a Django framework. Chef is a configuration tool for managing infrastructure by allowing users to automatically and reproducibly configure installations on servers. This talk will cover what is Chef, why automated server configuration is important, and how Chef can be used personally.