Re: [flask] Meetup presentations - starting a new open source flask app
- 2012-08-20 @ 06:04
So recreate Slideshare then?
On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 11:29 AM, Bharadwaj Parthasarathy <
> I am Bharad and am a developer in San Diego. I am a software meetup
> enthusiast and even gave a talk on 'Introduction to Flask' in SD python
> meetup last month.
> I listen to a lot of interesting talks in these meetups and often wished
> to view the slides or fork the repo later. However, on several occasions,
> the slides are not accessible. Also, wouldn't these presentations be useful
> for the entire developer community?
> I reached out to the organizers of a few meetups and pitched the idea of
> building an app where speakers can upload their slides, code samples, links
> to their projects, contact info etc. The response from the organizers was
> very positive. I would back to like to hear your feedback too (Please see
> About the app:
> Meetupslides is a web application that facilitates sharing of
> presentations in software meetups.
> Users (speakers) can upload their presentations, source code, links,
> contact info.
> Users (knowledge consumers) will be able to search for various
> presentations and access them easily.
> Example search keywords: flask, redis, testing frameworks in web
> applications, caching in Django, documentation best practices.
> I started building the app with Flask. I have stubbed out a basic
> application and pushed it to github. Source code will be open source (BSD
> Python (2.7)
> Flask (0.9)
> redis (Very open to switching to MySQL - sqlalachemy)
> twitter bootstrap
> git / github
> To research and possibly include:
> Flask WTF
> Flask Login
> Flask Uploads
> Github URL:
> If you are interested in contributing to this app, please reach out to me.
> If there are a few developers interested, I ll take time to sketch more
> details of this project via github wiki and issues. I am sure it will be a
> great learning experience.
> P.S. - Please consider replying directly to me instead of the entire group.