Simon Willison

Simon Willison is a freelance client- and server-side Web developer and the co-creator of the Django Web framework. Simon’s interests include OpenID and decentralised systems, unobtrusive JavaScript, rapid application development and RESTful Web Service APIs. Before going frelance Simon worked on Yahoo!‘s Technology Development team, and prior to that at the Lawrence Journal-World, an award winning local newspaper in Kansas. Simon maintains a popular Web development weblog at

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