Name: [212] Doug Napoleone
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A Django ReST Wiki for PyCon2008 [ID:375] (1/5)

in series: PyCon-Tech: The Python behind PyCon

video tutorial by Doug Napoleone, added 09/07

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As organization for the next PyCon2008 US ramps up, we decided to move off of PMWiki (a PHP based system) and go 100% Django, or 100% python at least. We still wanted a way to edit content online, including the site navigation, but found the existing Django flatpages to be lacking. We also wanted to use ReStructuredText. The end result is a new Wiki system in Django based on flatpages and ReStructuredText.

This is a shallow dive into this new system, it's features, and how to customize it.

The source code is licensed under the Python 2.5 License and owned by the PSF (same as the python core library).

There is a new PyCon-Tech website for management of the project. Stop by and file a bug!

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