Pinax is an open-source platform built on the Django Web Framework. It is an ecosystem of reusable Django apps, themes, and starter project templates. This collection can be found at http://pinaxproject.com.
symposion is a conference management solution from Eldarion. It was built with the generous support of the Python Software Foundation. See http://eldarion.com/symposion/ for commercial support, customization and hosting.
To install Symposion, run:
pip install symposion
Symposion is a Django app. You will need to create a Django project to customize and manage your Symposion installation. We have built a basic Django startproject template that includes Symposion (https://github.com/pinax/pinax-project-symposion).
See our How to Contribute (http://pinaxproject.com/pinax/how_to_contribute/) section for an overview on how contributing to Pinax works. For concrete contribution ideas, please see our Ways to Contribute/What We Need Help With (http://pinaxproject.com/pinax/ways_to_contribute/) section.
In case of any questions, we would recommend for you to join our Pinax Slack team (http://slack.pinaxproject.com) and ping us there instead of creating an issue on GitHub. Creating issues on GitHub is of course also valid but we are usually able to help you faster if you ping us in Slack.
We would also highly recommend for your to read our Open Source and Self-Care blog post (http://blog.pinaxproject.com/2016/01/19/open-source-and-self-care/).
Code of Conduct
In order to foster a kind, inclusive, and harassment-free community, the Pinax Project has a code of conduct, which can be found here http://pinaxproject.com/pinax/code_of_conduct/. We'd like to ask you to treat everyone as a smart human programmer that shares an interest in Python, Django, and Pinax with you.
Pinax Project Blog and Twitter
For updates and news regarding the Pinax Project, please follow us on Twitter at @pinaxproject and check out our blog http://blog.pinaxproject.com.