Introduction to JWT authentication - Harry Papaloizou

The basic principles of JWT authentication and the differences compared to sessions. Harry is a developer at, and volunteers at

Denormalization (or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Data Redundancy) - Marco Alabruzzo

A practical guide on when to denormalize a database, and the golden rules to do it right. Marco is a web guy that values process over technology and user experience over everything. He has made e-commerce websites, marketing tools and financial tools. Currently he’s helping Festicket create hassle-free festival packages.

DRY Your Serializers - Ian Clark

Ian will be talking about his package django-rest-framework-serializer-extensions - a collection of useful tools to DRY up your Django Rest Framework serializers. Ian is lead software engineer at Housekeep, a home cleaning startup.