Resurrecting a django project in python 2.7 for 3.8

Pitfalls and euphoria updating my GeoDjango 1.11 PhD project to Django 3.0

Griffith S Rees

Django GEO and GIS Git Testing legacy-code

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Describe the process I went though to return to and finish the code I wrote for my PhD modelling the geographic growth and decline of a Bulletin Board Systems (BBS) community called FidoNet. I had to leave the project for 2 major surgeries and finally returned to finish, validate the results and present a paper at the Sunbelt conference in Paris.

Type: Poster session (45 mins); Python level: Intermediate; Domain level: Intermediate

Griffith S Rees

Sheffield Methods Institute, Sheffield University

Dr Griffith Rees is a Research Associate at the University of Sheffield, currently studying the network of board members of institutions funded by Arts Council England. A (still alpha) library is currently on PyPI:

He has a DPhil in Sociology from Oxford University and was part of the Complex Agent-Based Dynamic Networks (CABDyN) research group. He hopes to research how people collaborate creatively.