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Web Scraping Code and Slides - Hello all, Those of you interested in the code I used yesterday, you can find it on our GitHub page, located here: https://github.com/RocPy/talk-­on-web-scraping Thanks to all those who came last night, see you next week (for our Org meeting at Mars Richard S. Jul 20, 2016 2:55 PM
RocDev Slack team invitation request - Hi everyone, If you haven't heard yet, there's an awesome new collaboration tool Slack that makes code and file sharing much easier. Our local development community has our own community (team in Slack lingo). If you would Joshua R. Feb 11, 2016 1:07 PM
Meetup details changed: Python's C API, Numpy/C array, and more - Apologies for the late update I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/ Joshua R. Jan 15, 2016 12:27 PM
Happy holidays from RocPy - Hi everyone! From the RocPy organizers, we hope everyone has a fun and happy holiday season and we'll see you all again in January 2016! Keep thinking of those awesome presentations you'll want to give in the new year. We can't wait to Joshua R. Dec 7, 2015 9:34 AM
Some follow-up to last night's meetup! - Hello all, Thanks to those of you who came out to last night's meet-up! A couple of items regarding my presentation: 1. I mentioned 'ptpython' at the end of my presentation, an awesome alternative REPL for Python. You can install it through 'pip' Richard S. Oct 21, 2015 3:33 PM
Meetup details changed: Pyramid & SQLAlchemy starter, and Python Gotchas - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/2255080­03/ When : Tuesday Joshua R. Oct 14, 2015 2:46 PM
Meetup details changed: VirtualEnv & Pyramid Part 1 and Python 3.5 What's New - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/2243716­74/ When : Tuesday Joshua R. Sep 15, 2015 6:56 AM
Gevent now supports Python 3! - As a follow up to my talks on concurrency, as of 2 days ago the  Gevent Github repo now supports Python 3! https://github Joshua R. Jul 15, 2015 8:30 AM
Meeting topic change! - Hi everybody, we had a bit of a calendar snafu. Live from PyCon is going to work very well seening as PyCon was last weekend. In place we'll get a talk comparing Greenlets and Gevent from me. Hope to see you there! Joshua R. Apr 18, 2015 3:45 PM
Meetup details changed: IPFIX (aka Netflow, aka RFC 7011 and others) IP Traffic Collection - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/2207604­44/ When : Tuesday Joshua R. Mar 14, 2015 9:55 AM
Re: [rocpy] Want to give a Python presentation? - I have an implementation of an IPFIX (aka Netflow, aka RFC 7011 and others) collector that I wrote for Splunk. I'd be happy to make a presentation out of walking you through the code. You know, high-level explanat Joel B. Feb 25, 2015 2:14 PM
Want to give a Python presentation? - Hi everybody! Just testing the waters to see if there's anyone out there who would like to give a presentation. It's open to all, so if you have something you'd like to talk about just let us know! Joshua R. Feb 25, 2015 8:22 AM
Best Interactive Programming Course Contest: Programming Education With Python - Hey everybody! I just ran across this and thought you might be interested in this. It's contest to develop a programming course and the theme is Programming Education With Python. Joshua R. Jan 13, 2015 8:51 AM
Meetup details changed: FOSS Student Presentations - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/2191828­63/ When : Tuesday Joshua R. Dec 11, 2014 8:42 PM
Meetup details changed: AsyncIO Intro - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/1969584­42/ When : Tuesday Joshua R. Aug 9, 2014 11:54 AM
Meetup details changed: Twitter / SQLite / Pandas & Unittesting - I've updated this Meetup (Sorry I forgot you Ryan). For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/1897647­02/ Joshua R. Jul 10, 2014 6:43 AM
Meetup details changed: Twitter / SQLite / Pandas - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/1897647­02/ When : Tuesday Joshua R. Jul 10, 2014 12:29 AM
Tuesday's Meeting Followup (Python Dev Envionments) - Hi all, Thank you to those who joined us at Tuesday's meeting! A quick follow-up: I demonstrated a few tools I use for 'UNIX-style' Python development, i.e. working heavily in the terminal. These tools included: 1. tmux (http://tmux.sourceforge Richard S. Jun 19, 2014 10:02 AM
Meetup details changed: Development environments and dev environment tools, and maybe some CTypes - Better late then never! I 've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/179762 Joshua R. Jun 16, 2014 12:53 PM
NYS Digital Roadmap Feedback - Christina C. Apr 24, 2014 1:44 PM
Meetup details changed: Live report from PyCon - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/1725032­82/ When : Tuesday Joshua R. Apr 13, 2014 8:37 AM
Django contract opportunity - I'm currently working on a project remotely, and they (we) have need for a Django person until the end of the calendar year. I work remotely from my home in Rochester, although 3 or 4 times a year I have to travel down to Owings Mills M Paul T. Apr 1, 2014 8:52 AM
February RocPy Meeting Followup - Hi all, The February meeting Reddit discussion is available http://bit.ly/1jahHpA, feel free to join in! See you all next month! Thanks, Your RocPy Organizers Richard S. Feb 19, 2014 12:02 AM
Guess what language came out on top?! - blog.codeeval.com Every year we release data on the "Most Popular Programming Languages" based on thousands of data points we've collected by processing over 100,000+ coding tests and challenges by o Joshua R. Feb 14, 2014 4:49 PM
Meetup details changed: Data visualization cont. & Meta Programming - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/1579380­42/ When : Tuesday Joshua R. Jan 16, 2014 1:02 PM
Meetup details changed: Data visualization - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/1542403­12/ When : Tuesday Joshua R. Dec 11, 2013 1:53 PM
October Meeting Followup - Preview not available Richard S. Oct 18, 2013 1:49 PM
Tonight's Lightning Talks: got something cool to present? - Preview not available Richard S. Oct 15, 2013 3:08 PM
Meetup details changed: Open Lightning talks - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/1415025­92/ When : Tuesday Richard S. Oct 10, 2013 3:50 PM
Free Course: An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python - Hi All, I recognize that a good portion of our Meetup members are new to Python, and that perhaps our meeting topics might be a bit above their scope of knowledge. Coming across this Coursera offering is fortuitous, and may afford those folks to become Richard S. Oct 2, 2013 4:43 PM
Neat Python related learning resources - Hi everyone, I'm passing along a couple items of interest left over from last week's meeting: Len Coia had recommended a book, titled: Guide to Learning Python Decorators by Matt Harrison http://amzn.to/16V4lsi Ralph Bean (I believe), mentioned Richard S. Sep 23, 2013 5:44 PM
RocPy September 2013 notes! - Richard S. Sep 18, 2013 5:42 PM
Meetup details changed: Properties, Descriptors, and more - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/1340758­82/ When : Tuesday Joshua R. Sep 15, 2013 2:02 PM
Volunteers with Python or IT experience needed! - Preview not available Richard S. Aug 21, 2013 2:03 PM
Notes from August 20, 2013 RocPy meeting - Thank you all for your awesome presentations and participation in last night's meeting! Here are some notes to pass along, as they might be of interest to the group as a whole. Alex Chernavsky * Has a call-out to the members of RocPy about a couple o Richard S. Aug 21, 2013 11:54 AM
Meetup details changed: Lightning talks - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/1283967­52/ When : Tuesday Joshua R. Jul 12, 2013 7:49 PM
Do you want to do a lightening talk? - Hear ye! Hear ye! Do you have some cool Python stuff you want to talk about? Do you want to take on the challenge of fitting it into a 5 minute talk (Q and A not included)? Is it ready enough for our meeting in 2 weeks? Let me know. Also, If yo Joshua R. Jul 3, 2013 6:28 AM
Do you want to do a lightening talk? - Hear ye! Hear ye! Do you have some cool Python stuff you want to talk about? Do you want to take on the challenge of fitting it into a 5 minute talk (Q and A not included)? Is it ready enough for our meeting in 2 weeks? Let me know.   Joshua R. Jul 3, 2013 6:16 AM
Meetup details changed: Concurrency / GIL - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/events/1208043­02/ When : Tuesday Joshua R. Jun 13, 2013 8:03 AM
Python Community Training Events - Here are some upcoming Python community training events organized by the Triangle Python Users Group: PyOhio PyCamp 2013 offered July 22-26, 2013 at Ohio State University in conjunction with the PyOhio 2013 regional Python conference: http://trizpug.or Chris C. Jun 11, 2013 8:26 PM
Interesting notes from last night's RocPy meeting - Fellow Pythonistas, ** RocPy member Paul Tomblin brought this up at last night's meeting: "Python 3.3: Trust Me, It's Better than 2.7" It certainly educated me in why Python 3.x is an improvement over Python 2.x! http://youtu.be/f_6vDi7y Richard S. May 22, 2013 8:09 PM
Python Strings: The story of one subtle optimization - An interesting read on the subtle optimizations in CPython and how strings are handled. Interesting repercussions for performance! http://www.reddit.com/r/RocPy/­comments/1b7bd7/when_is_an_imm­utable_string_mutable/ Richard S. Mar 28, 2013 5:47 PM
RE: [rocpy] Bullying, Sexism, Feminism and PyCon - http://www.heart-2-heart.ca/me­n/men-relationship-warning-sig­ns.php (sorry it's a php page...) Abusive people blame others for their own feelings. "Your words caused me to feel uncomfortable.." They are hypersensitive, and easily offended or upset. drewster Mar 21, 2013 12:51 PM
Re: [rocpy] Bullying, Sexism, Feminism and PyCon - This is a problem at defcon and other cons and I feel its unfortunate people don't realize what proper behavior is at these venues. I think that it doesn't matter the venue but this will probably happen many more times, just go to any JP Mar 21, 2013 12:05 PM
Bullying, Sexism, Feminism and PyCon - I submit this story knowing that we have a mix of men and women in our group, and that it may provide for some interesting viewpoints in a discussion. What do you think of the situation? Check it out on our RocPy sub-reddit (http://redd.it/1aqk77) and Richard S. Mar 21, 2013 11:55 AM
Meetup details changed: Manipulation of 3D geometry - Sorry for the short notice everbody. We're moving the Meetup to next week. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rocheste­r-Python-Meetup/eve Joshua R. Mar 19, 2013 3:12 PM
Re: [rocpy] Python trademark under attack in EU - On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 04:36:28PM -0500, David Rhodes wrote: > The Python trademark is under attack from companies veber.co.uk and > pobox.co.uk. > > An announcement from PSF is here: > http://pyfound.blogspot.com/20­13/02/python-trademark-at-risk­-i Ralph B. Feb 16, 2013 9:39 AM
Python trademark under attack in EU - The Python trademark is under attack from companies veber.co.uk and pobox.co.uk. An announcement from PSF is here: http://pyfound.blogspot.com/20­13/02/python-trademark-at-risk­-in-europe-we.html I don't know what any of us can do other that try to David R. Feb 15, 2013 4:36 PM
Re: [rocpy] Your text editor of choice? - There are some very consistent answers amongst our group, interesting and thanks! - Rich On Feb 6, 2013, at 8:34 AM, drewster wrote: > I use gvim on Windows and Linux, vim in a Linux terminal, and notepad++ > if I'm working on co Richard S. Feb 6, 2013 11:17 AM
RE: [rocpy] Your text editor of choice? - I use gvim on Windows and Linux, vim in a Linux terminal, and notepad++ if I'm working on code for someone else who does not know vi. I set the editor to spaces, not tabs, as is, I believe, the generally preferred way to indent Python code. Notepad++ s drewster Feb 6, 2013 8:34 AM
Re: [rocpy] Your text editor of choice? - Great responses, thank you gentlemen! Rich On Feb 5, 2013, at 9:54 PM, Ralph Bean wrote: > On Tue, Feb 05, 2013 at 03:52:32PM -0500, Richard Sarkis wrote: >> Q: What are your top 3 text editors for your platform of choice? Richard S. Feb 5, 2013 10:34 PM
Re: [rocpy] Your text editor of choice? - On Tue, Feb 05, 2013 at 03:52:32PM -0500, Richard Sarkis wrote: > Q: What are your top 3 text editors for your platform of choice? I've been vim-only for years now and I kind of forget how to use other editors. This bundling of plugins looks to embo Ralph B. Feb 5, 2013 9:40 PM
Re: [rocpy] Your text editor of choice? - Rich, I use vim obviously, but for beginners I think a graphical text editor would be easier. The few that come to mind are gedit, kate, notepad++ for Gnome, KDE, and Windows respectively. I've heard people using bbedit on Mac. As for more low le David R. Feb 5, 2013 7:51 PM
Re: [rocpy] Your text editor of choice? - I use Gedit on Ubuntu. Back when I used Windows I loved Notepad++. Seán Hayes http://seanhayes.name/ http://github.co Seán H. Feb 5, 2013 4:10 PM
Re: [rocpy] Your text editor of choice? - I mostly work over ssh, and I use vim pretty much exclusively. That said, if they're new to programming I'd recommend something like Notepad++ (for Windows) or gedit (on unix): vim's learning curve might be steeper than Pyth Simon W. Feb 5, 2013 4:01 PM
Re: [rocpy] Your text editor of choice? - Rich, I prefer Aptana Studio.  It is free and a nice IDE. http://www.aptana.com/products­/studio3/download Fred K. Feb 5, 2013 3:58 PM
Your text editor of choice? - Hi everyone, I need input from our fellow Pythonistas about how you edit your code. I need to give useful recommendations to a bunch of students for who will be learning Python. Q: What are your top 3 text editors for your platform of choice? M Richard S. Feb 5, 2013 3:52 PM
Re: [rocpy] Python is the language of the decade - This may calm your fears :o) http://www.tiobe.com/index.php­/content/paperinfo/tpci/index.­html Joshua R. Jan 10, 2013 12:03 PM
Re: [rocpy] Python is the language of the decade - Indeed, very cool. Way to go Python! I'm exposing my Apple bias here, but I consider Objective-C to be a very nice language (message passing!) and certainly adds a beautiful OO design to C. Do I sense a hint of anti-Apple bias in the article complainin Richard S. Jan 10, 2013 11:57 AM
RE: [rocpy] Python is the language of the decade - drewster Jan 10, 2013 9:48 AM
Python is the language of the decade - https://sites.google.com/site/­pydatalog/pypl/PyPL-PopularitY­-of-Programming-Language Joshua R. Jan 10, 2013 8:14 AM
PyCharm deal expires in 9 hours - If you're planning on waiting until after the end of the world, you'll be out of luck. The deal runs out in 9 hours 13 minutes and counting. Joshua R. Dec 20, 2012 8:58 PM
PyCharm super cheap! 75% off - JetBrains has their entire suite on sale for the end of the world! :o)   http://www.jetbrains.com/speci­als/index.jsp Joshua R. Dec 20, 2012 8:54 PM
Random Hacks of Kindness - This weekend (Saturday December 1st at 9pm, until Sunday December 2nd 9pm) is going to be HUGE. We have Sean Herron of NASA's Open Government Team, and Rob Bishop from the Raspberry Pi foundation speaking and bringing hardware to use Joshua R. Nov 29, 2012 3:20 PM
[Reminder] Workshop: Beginners Python: Bring us your challenges! - Hi everyone, I'm just reminding our group that our upcoming Saturday Python Workshop that follows our Tuesday Python Meeting is designed specifically for you! We need you to come with your Pythonic questions, where we'll all be happy to work with you t Richard S. Nov 6, 2012 5:55 PM
Re: [rocpy] Test, please ignore - Works :o) On Sep 6,[masked]:00 PM, "Richard Sarkis" < [address removed] > wrote: Joshua R. Sep 6, 2012 12:05 PM
Test, please ignore - Testing! Richard S. Sep 6, 2012 12:00 PM

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