David Baumgold on Flask-Dance, WebhookDB and Open EdX


June 7th, 2015

32 mins 21 secs

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Brief Introduction

Interview with David Baumgold

  • Introduction
  • How did you get introduced to Python?
  • What problem does Flask-Dance solve that wasn’t covered by other libraries?
  • What were some of the technical issues that you encountered while building Flask-Dance?
  • What are some of the design considerations that you had when building Flask-Dance?
  • You also built webhookdb for replicating GitHub’s information to be queryable. What are some use cases for which you would want to do that?
  • What is Open EdX and what is its intended audience?
  • What are some of the challenges implementing a system like Open EdX, and what can Python developers learn from the implementation of the project?


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