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Entries published on February 22, 2018

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On Django’s longevity

Django is about to be a teenager.”

I don’t remember exactly who said that, but it came up in a discussion of potential followup events to 2015’s “Django Birthday”, held in Lawrence, Kansas, to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Django’s initial public release. There might still be some parties to throw — maybe a Django sweet sixteen — but regardless of what the future holds, the summer of 2018 will mark thirteen years since the first public release, and Django will officially be a teenager.

Most pieces of software don’t make it to 13 years. Many don’t make it to 10, …

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