How to Lose Your Virginity
Team: Vanessa Joho, Ellice Litwak, Steve Melendez, Therese Shechter. Bios and Q&A »
About the Project: How to Lose Your Virginity is an eye-opening feature documentary about the myth and meaning of virginity in American culture. Bridging the chasm between what we’re told our first times should beâ€š and what they’re really likeâ€š will be a digital crowd-sourced storytelling project.
- Django web framework to maintain the database of stories and tags and organize our web pages.
- Google Docs to share presentation scripts and spreadsheets of stories and tags.
- Free services from Github to store source code and let the designer and developer share version-controlled files.
- Free cloud-based web hosting from Heroku to serve our webpages and database.
- BeautifulSoup, a Python web-scraping library, to help transfer the stories from an XML-format output by WordPress to our Django database.
- Note: all are free and open source tools.
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