I leverage synergies.

As per the latest in thought leadership, we must refocus on identifying holistic synergies and productizing them for untapped markets. Specifically, synergies which can be strategically leveraged to cross-pollinate innovation across organizational silos. Each silo must own its vertical to allow for unfettered horizontal growth and for the development of streamlined efficiencies by bubbling up organically.

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Recent Articles

How to use Django's Proxy Models

While proxy models aren't the most critical feature in the Django framework, but they do seem to get short shrift. Here's a look into how to use this feature to create new and clean interfaces to data without making changes to your database.

Mulitlingual Django Addendum

Django Addendum lets you easily edit arbitrary text snippets on a site without a full-fledged CMS or issuing another site release. It's like a micro-CMS for any site. Now you can add text snippets and translations in any language your site supports. This is a feature description and explanation of the design decisions and development path.

Using devpi for local PyPI mirroring

Depending on a remote packaging system for testing or deployment sucks. Even with mirrors you're at the mercy of server uptime, network latency, and your own connection. devpi is a multifacted tool that takes a lot of this pain away for Python development.

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Projects

Django Organizations
A Django app for adding multi-user group management.
elasticstack
Django helpers for working with ElasticSearch and Haystack
pygeocodio
Python wrapper for the Geocod.io geocoding and bulk geocoding API
RVA Data
Slow attempt at getting Richmond, VA's city data accessible.
RVA Connect
Site for tracking events and coworking/event spaces I created.
Django Addendum
A Django app for creating editable microcopy anywhere in your site.

About

I'm Ben Lopatin, aka bennylope. I'm a partner over at Wellfire Interactive, a DC-based web development agency. We've been using Django to build beautiful websites and successful business platform applications for over 5 years. We love solving people's business problems with them, so if you're building or rebuilding on the web contact us.

I also do some occassional consulting for businesses that are a little off-track on development projects or general product/technology strategy. That includes pointed Django and Python debugging.

If you find yourself in Richmond give me a holler on the tithers and tathers (as my grandma calls it) and we'll grab a beer, or coffee, or both.