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Python algorithmic trading meetup next Thursday - Hey everyone, I wanted to give folks the heads-up that the Austin Data meetup next Thursday evening (August 20th) is going to have a strong Python focus, and I figured APUG folks might be interested in it: Peter W. Aug 13, 2015 5:58 PM
Re: [python-188] Additional information for meetup tonight - Randy, here is some information about the Python meeting Gary Aug 12, 2015 12:10 PM
Additional information for meetup tonight - Hey everyone, We have two additional short presentations for our meetup today! Tipton Cole will talk about NetworkX, a library of basic functions for manipulating a graph object - graph Peter W. Aug 12, 2015 11:53 AM
Seeking unittest contract help for small job this week - Hi there, pythons.  I’m a new developer taking on my first project at work: using the unittest framework (nose) to launch tests, collect pass/fail results, and format to xunit for jenkins CI integration.  I harvey Aug 4, 2015 4:41 PM
ANN: "Effective Computation in Physics" Released, 50% Off until Friday July 17th - Hello All! We are ecstatic to announce the release of the first edition of Effective Computation in Physics - Field Guide to Research with Python , scopatz Jul 14, 2015 8:59 PM
July social meetup tonight - Hi everyone! Tonight we're going to take a break from our normal presentation-based format to have a social hour, where people can gather and talk about all things Python! Atlassian Peter W. Jul 8, 2015 1:25 PM
Cycle Academy Hackathon on Sat 5/16 - Good morning Python Meetup Crew, I run the Ghisallo Foundation which is a youth bicycle nonprofit in Austin educating kids so that they can use their bicycles for exploration, navigation, and transportation. Mo Christopher S. May 9, 2015 7:39 AM
blog post about austin python scene - Hey Ya'll, I recently made a little blog post about our local python scene, thought some of you might be interested in checking it out. Initially I was curious if django or flask was more popu brian b. May 8, 2015 10:02 PM
Re: [python-188] Start your Dream Career NOW! - sounds great On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 1:03 PM, Kristen Gaustad < [address removed] > wro Dorothy H. Apr 29, 2015 1:45 PM
Start your Dream Career NOW! - Kristen G. Apr 29, 2015 1:01 PM
Spark co-creator coming to Austin to talk about PySpark and Spark DataFrames - Hi everyone, Reynold Xin from Databricks is in Austin for ApacheCon and is giving a Python-centric Spark DataFrames presentation at the Austin Data meetup at WeWork tomorrow night (Wednesday).  This probably of interest Peter W. Apr 14, 2015 11:26 AM
Re: [python-188] April meetup tonight! - On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 10:21 AM, Peter Wang wrote: > > Hi everyone, > > We've got two cool talks for our April meetup tonight! > > Chris Lindner, a data scientist at Civitas Learning, will be giving a talk about how they use dat Aaron M. Apr 8, 2015 11:05 AM
April meetup tonight! - Hi everyone, We've got two cool talks for our April meetup tonight! Chris Lindner, a data scientist at Civitas Learning, will be giving a talk about how they use data science with u Peter W. Apr 8, 2015 10:20 AM
Tomorrow night's meetup! - Hi everyone, I updated the meetup.com page a while back, but tomorrow's meetup will actually be in the regular Capital Factory area and not in the classroom. We Peter W. Mar 10, 2015 10:41 PM
Related event - Austin Data meetup Tuesday evening at Infochimps/CSC - Hi everyone, I know that many Pythonistas here in Austin also use it for some level of data analysis (or has a friend/spouse/household pet that does).  I wanted to just let everyone know that I'm co-organizer of a re Peter W. Feb 23, 2015 11:17 AM
Django in a Nutshell - Hi APUG, If you've ever been curious about Django, when to use it, how it compares to other tools, and how to build a basic site in it, I'm teaching a class for you! https://generalassemb.ly/educa­tion/django-in-a-nutshell/aust­in/10944 If you know a Andrew P. Feb 19, 2015 1:40 PM
Re: [python-188] Upcoming python workshops in Austin - Cool, I only recently found out that GeneralAssembly was coming to Austin.  They're a fixture in the NYC tech & startup scene and some of my friends who taught there have had good things to say. Thanks for postin Peter W. Feb 12, 2015 9:50 AM
Upcoming python workshops in Austin - Hey, great meetup last night. Thanks Peter and Kurt! I have no affiliation with them, but I saw theres a new code school in town called GeneralAssembly that is putting on some evening python workshops this month that migh brian b. Feb 12, 2015 8:59 AM
February monthly meetup tonight! - Hi everyone, For our Februrary meetup, I am pleased to announce that Kurt Smith will give a talk "How to Write an O'Reilly Python Book in 365(ish) Days", about his new Cython book.  Cython is a h Peter W. Feb 11, 2015 12:31 PM
Re: [python-188] Python Networking - This is interesting... On 13 January 2015 at 14:50, Kristen Gaustad < [address removed] > Ian G. Jan 17, 2015 10:39 AM
January APUG meetup tonight! - We'll have two great talks to kick off 2015, tonight at 7pm! Andrew Donoho will start off with a "Swift for Pythonistas" talk.  This reprises his PyTexas talk ( Peter W. Jan 14, 2015 3:39 PM
Re: [python-188] Python Networking - Would they be interested in someone who is probably at Junior Python level, but otherwise Senior LAMP level (namely, Albert F. Jan 13, 2015 2:51 PM
Python Networking - Kristen G. Jan 13, 2015 2:49 PM
November APUG meetup tonight at 7pm@ - Hi Pythonaustinites! Tonight we're having our November meetup, and this should be the last meetup of the year in the presentation-style format.  So we're going to go out with a bang and have three grea Peter W. Nov 12, 2014 12:43 PM
Entrepreneurs and Advisors? - Hey Everyone, I wanted to share a great networking site that see Jack L B. Oct 24, 2014 7:17 PM
October meetup tonight! - Hi everyone! IMPORTANT NOTE: Tonight we will be in the Classroom space on the LEFT side when you go in.  CapFactory is hosting a different Austin Startup Week-related event in the main space on the right Peter W. Oct 8, 2014 6:05 PM
October APUG meetup tomorrow: Python at your startup! - Hi everyone, In the spirit of Austin Startup Week ( http://austinstartupweek.com/ ), I thought it would be great for us to showcase local startups that are using Python as part of Peter W. Oct 7, 2014 10:20 AM
RE: [python-188] Re: Swift for Pythonistas - Sincerely, Chad Perry [address removed] 512.9 user 9. Sep 12, 2014 3:23 PM
Re: Swift for Pythonistas - Jeffery, It meets at 6 PM for 3 hours. It is a formal ACC class and you would have to register. Andrew On Friday, September 12, 2014, Jeffrey Dorrycott < Andrew D. Sep 12, 2014 3:00 PM
Re: [python-188] Swift for Pythonistas - Andrew, What time on Monday evening is your class, and do we have to be students to attend? -Jeffrey On Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 12:05 Jeffrey D. Sep 12, 2014 1:59 PM
Re: [python-188] Swift for Pythonistas - Congratulations!   On Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 12:05 PM, Andrew Donoho < andrew.don Dorothy H. Sep 12, 2014 12:18 PM
Swift for Pythonistas - Gentlefolk, My Talk, Swift for Pythonistas, was accepted at PyTexas. I am pleasantly surprised at the inter Andrew D. Sep 12, 2014 12:02 PM
Re: October Meetup - Hi everyone, it has been pointed out to me that in the northern hemisphere it's still September, so we're actually having our September meetup tonight.  Our October meetup will be in a month, when, uh, it will actually be October h Peter W. Sep 10, 2014 6:29 PM
October Meetup - Preview not available Peter W. Sep 10, 2014 5:51 PM
Possibly of interest: Austin Data meetup next Thursday (Sept 4th) - Hi everyone, Just a heads up that there's a new data meetup in town, and we're doing our first actual meetup (with presentations) next Thursday at 6pm: Peter W. Aug 30, 2014 7:02 AM
Upcoming deadline - Jen S. Aug 29, 2014 10:22 AM
August meetup tonight! - Hi everyone, Our August meetup is tonight at 7pm at the Capital Factory, and we're excited to have Mark Cotton giving us a "show and tell" of the current state-of-the-art in hardware hacking.  Mi Peter W. Aug 13, 2014 8:39 AM
Reminder for tomorrow night! - July's APUG meeting is almost here!  Tomorrow (Wed) night we're breaking the mold and having a more social event.  Details are up on the Meetup page .  Bring your laptops or code or j Travis S. Jul 8, 2014 6:12 PM
Programming Retreat in Costa Rica - Hey all, Casey Jul 7, 2014 10:34 AM
Re: [python-188] created folder in github - please take me off this thread...i am getting inundated.  Like being part of the group, but not part of the thread.  Thanks guys and have a GREAT day! On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 Jennifer D. Jul 1, 2014 11:06 AM
Re: [python-188] created folder in github - https://github.com/dottie333/d­orothybox On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 7:17 PM, Wilson Bradley < Dorothy H. Jul 1, 2014 2:46 AM
Re: [python-188] created folder in github - Yes, please add and send link. Wilson B. Jun 30, 2014 7:16 PM
created folder in github - Hey Aaron and Ryan I was searching around in Git-hub  and saw your names.  I wanted to add the folder  to the Learn Python Group. Dorothy H. Jun 30, 2014 2:21 AM
Call for Proposals | PyTexas 2014 - Andrew D. Jun 20, 2014 5:29 PM
installing cx_Oracle - I am installing cx_Oracle on an old XP  machine.  Has anyone found the solution for the Error message:  Unable to find vcvarsall.bat Dorothy H. Jun 15, 2014 5:10 PM
Co-op position available at Microsemi in Austin - Position: Audio Systems Engineering Coop Location: Austin, TX Availability: July 2014 Apply: Job Description The successful candidate will apply engineering theories and principles to perform basic engineering tasks that may include th Patrick M. Jun 11, 2014 10:11 PM
June APUG meetup! - Hi everyone, For our June APUG meetup, Bob Grant of Enthought will be talking about DistArray, which builds on IPython's interactivity and NumPy's ease-of-use to bring data-parallel high-performance com Peter W. Jun 11, 2014 11:34 AM
Tonight's meetup! - Hi everyone, we're just hours away from the exciting May Austin Python meetup! Tonight, Alex Corley will be talking about AVAST's use of Python.  He will cover application deployment, multiple apps on the same ma Peter W. May 14, 2014 5:20 PM
Re: [python-188] Wagtail CMS - Yes, the wagtail video put me off as well. I'm going to set up a demo site to check it out. Mezzanine looks good too, it was just getting started the last time I was looking at CMSes. I Joe B. May 14, 2014 11:45 AM
Re: [python-188] Wagtail CMS - I'm a fan of Mezzanine. It's sort of the Wordpress of Django, but can be used for much more than blogging. See this post where the author uses it to build a Reddit clone: Nate A. May 14, 2014 11:25 AM
Re: [python-188] Wagtail CMS - That looks pretty interesting... although I must say that demo video was... more annoying than informative. -Karl Tiedt On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 9:39 Karl May 14, 2014 9:48 AM
Wagtail CMS - Has anyone played around with the Django based Wagtail CMS? I haven't done any CMS work with Django for the last few years and the solutions back then left a lot to be desired. This one c Joe B. May 14, 2014 9:36 AM
Re: [python-188] Soliciting presentations for next Wednesday's meetup - On May 9, 2014, at 21:12 , Peter Wang < Andrew D. May 12, 2014 11:08 AM
Re: [python-188] Soliciting presentations for next Wednesday's meetup - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Travis S. May 12, 2014 10:42 AM
Re: [python-188] Soliciting presentations for next Wednesday's meetup - I will happily talk about how we deploy and use Python at AVAST's Grimefighter (Previously Jumpshot). We use Chef, VirtualEnvs and Environment Variables to deploy our application across multiple environments and geographic locations. Python 2.7, Alex C. May 10, 2014 12:11 AM
Soliciting presentations for next Wednesday's meetup - Hi everyone, Our May APUG meetup will be next Wednesday, and so if you have been working on something interesting and would like to give a short talk, please let us know! One thought Travis an Peter W. May 9, 2014 9:12 PM
Call for Pythonic Lightning Talks ... May the 14th Be With Us. - Gentlefolk, Now that the Fourth is with us and we've survived the Revenge of the Fifth, it is time to channel your Pythonic Lightning into an awesome display for all and sundry. The Emperor will be proud. Our next meetup is in just 8 days, May Andrew D. May 6, 2014 10:33 AM
Re: [python-188] Preferred Regex Reference and Cookbooks? - For Python in particular, you can't beat  https://pythex.org/  for rapid creation/tuning/validation of regexs.  It even has a toggle-able cheat sheet built right in.   I've bee Derek W. Apr 17, 2014 11:48 AM
Re: [python-188] Preferred Regex Reference and Cookbooks? - Go through Google Classes, it will not give you all the information but it is a good start.  http://youtu.be/kWyoYtvJpe4   Dorothy H. Apr 17, 2014 10:37 AM
Re: [python-188] Preferred Regex Reference and Cookbooks? - I just use the docs for regex (the Python standard library module). I think they're pretty good if you already know regular expressions but don't know about fancy things like (?:...). Aaron Meurer Aaron M. Apr 17, 2014 10:30 AM
Re: [python-188] Preferred Regex Reference and Cookbooks? - I have an O'Reilly pocket guide that I keep with me because I use so many variants. It's extremely handy.   The best free resource I've found is here:  http://w Chris C. Apr 17, 2014 9:30 AM
Preferred Regex Reference and Cookbooks? - Gentlefolk, I find myself needing to do more with regexes than my current theoretical understanding can support. Hence, I need to improve that understanding. Do members of our august meetup have any recommendations on reference material/co Andrew D. Apr 17, 2014 9:08 AM
Re: [python-188] FYI: NY gets new bootcamp for data scientists - Yeah.... there are also other routes to achieving this sort of thing for people who have some basic skills in this area.  They really, really, really important thing to keep in mind with this kind of program is that it operates in the same Peter W. Apr 17, 2014 2:27 AM
FYI: NY gets new bootcamp for data scientists - Andrew D. Apr 16, 2014 5:16 PM
Unicode and transliterate - I have been exploring (and extendi Jon R. Apr 10, 2014 4:21 PM
Python 3 unicode character variables - There were some questions about exactly which Unicode characters are allowed as variable names in Python 3. Here is a definitive answer http://stackoverflow.com/a/170­43983/161801, and a list of all characters: http://www.dcl.hpi.uni-potsdam­.de/home/loe Aaron M. Apr 10, 2014 3:24 PM
Paco Nathan speaking on PySpark - Fellow Pythons, Paco Nathan, Spark Evangelist for Databricks, will be speaking about PySpark on 4/23 RSVP at Meetup: Lynn B. Apr 10, 2014 3:06 PM
APUG meetup tonight! - Hi everyone, This evening we have another action-packed Python meetup!  But, we are still looking for sponsors!  If your company is looking to hire Python programmers, sponsoring APUG is a great way to make Peter W. Apr 9, 2014 11:20 AM
Python Developer Needed in Orlando Florida - Seeking a Senior Software Developer with strong experience in the Open Source application development l Robin M. Apr 7, 2014 6:48 PM
Survey Benefitting St. Edwards Student - Hey there fellow Austin Python members! My name is William Haley and I am a student at St. Edward's Universi Will H. Apr 7, 2014 12:49 PM
Great news! Reduced parking rates in Omni parking garage - Hey everyone, The great folks at Capital Factory are now offering discounted parking in the Omni Parking lot. If you park after  Peter W. Apr 6, 2014 12:04 PM
Re: Turning it up to 11! [was: Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding?] - On Apr 5, 2014, at 13:23 , Aaron Meurer < Andrew D. Apr 5, 2014 3:29 PM
Re: Turning it up to 11! [was: Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding?] - I am 3 slides short of 10 (ok, 11). I didn't write anything about yield from, coroutines, or asyncio (mostly because I haven't used them enough myself to give them a fair treatment). If someone wants to contribute or point me t Aaron M. Apr 5, 2014 2:10 PM
Re: Turning it up to 11! [was: Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding?] - On the other hand, these backports make it easier for library authors to write single-codebase code, which is so much better than using 2to3 (it lets you actually *use* Python 3 in your development).  Aaron Meurer Aaron M. Apr 5, 2014 1:22 PM
Re: Turning it up to 11! [was: Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding?] - On Apauthor 5, 2014, at 09:19 , Mike < Andrew D. Apr 5, 2014 12:18 PM
Re: Turning it up to 11! [was: Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding?] - On Sat, Apr 5, 2014 at 11:50 AM, bryce hendrix < [address removed] > wrote: Peter W. Apr 5, 2014 12:10 PM
Re: Turning it up to 11! [was: Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding?] - I care greatly about coroutines, but for those applications, I typically don't use python. A good lightning talk might be to compare Python 3.4 and Go with respect to coroutines. I'd offer, but I have a schedule conflict, so I may n bryce h. Apr 5, 2014 11:48 AM
Re: Turning it up to 11! [was: Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding?] - Hmm. I was actually thinking of a completely different set of features. My goal is to disprove the myth that Python 3 doesn't have any good carrots to get people to switch.  There are nice carrots, just people don't know about them Aaron M. Apr 5, 2014 11:35 AM
RE: Turning it up to 11! [was: Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding?] - You guys!  Save these points for heckling Aaron during his talk! On Apr 5,[masked]:32 AM, "Robin Levins" < [address removed] > wrote: Peter W. Apr 5, 2014 10:27 AM
RE: Turning it up to 11! [was: Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding?] - It's worth noting that set comprehensions and dictionary com Robin L. Apr 5, 2014 9:31 AM
Re: Turning it up to 11! [was: Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding?] - Python3.3 is nice until you have to deal with bytes and unicode... sadly unicode is all over the web and the real world. http://lucumr.pocoo.org/2014/1­/5/uni Mike Apr 5, 2014 9:18 AM
Turning it up to 11! [was: Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding?] - On Apr 4, 2014, at 17:49 , Aaron Meurer wrote: > If someone wants to collaborate with me (in the sense of making sure I don't miss any great features) that is OK too. Brett Cannon's PyCon 2013 talk is pretty good. Andrew D. Apr 5, 2014 9:04 AM
Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding? - I don't actually know the "10" things yet. I was just planning on going through the features and picking the top ten. I guess buzzfeed has proven that you don't have to have 10 to have a catchy "click bait" title Aaron M. Apr 4, 2014 5:47 PM
Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding? - On Apr 4, 2014, at 15:05 , Aaron Meurer &l Andrew D. Apr 4, 2014 4:10 PM
Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding? - I've got a talk idea, inspired by last month's only three people who use Python 3, "10 features of Python that you can't use because you refuse to upgrade to Python 3". Maybe I should wait until May if there's alre Aaron M. Apr 4, 2014 2:45 PM
Re: [python-188] Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding? - On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 3:45 AM, Peter Wang < [address removed] > wrote: Ryan Apr 4, 2014 1:27 PM
Idea for next week's meetup: peer dogfooding? - Hi APUGgers! We already have two short talks lined up for next week, but we are always looking for more lightning talks, so please get in touch if you have something you'd like to showcase or talk about. Peter W. Apr 4, 2014 3:45 AM
Discount this week ... [was: Save 50% on Python Ebooks & Videos - Deals - O'Reilly Media] - Gentlefolk, These discounts come around every once in awhile ... Anon, Andrew __________________ Andrew D. Apr 2, 2014 7:41 AM
Re: [python-188] Cloudera Challenge - I don't see this as a team activity.  This seems to be a part of the process of getting one of their certs.  They may disagree with multiple people splitting the cost, and getting access to their training materials.  I do work with Clou Craig D. Mar 14, 2014 12:39 PM
Re: [python-188] Cloudera Challenge - I am not joining.  I am just passing the information along.  On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 11:34 AM, kesten < Dorothy H. Mar 14, 2014 11:44 AM
Re: [python-188] Cloudera Challenge - that looks interesting. I'm in for $50! I have been working with accumulo / hadoop and have a very little familiarity with pandas.  There are python plugins for everything - pyaccumulo for example. kesten Mar 14, 2014 11:30 AM
Cloudera Challenge - I am wondering if anyone or group is thinking about joining the Cloudera Challenge for solving real-world problems.  The cost is $600.  You can register as a group of 12 and each pay $50 each: Or you can create a larg Dorothy H. Mar 14, 2014 11:03 AM
Additional information about tonight's meetup - Hey everyone,  Just a few more notes about tonight's meetup! We will be starting at 7:15pm , because that's when the space will open up.  Please do not show up too early because they Peter W. Mar 12, 2014 5:21 PM
Tonight's APUG meetup! - Hello Austin Pythonistae! We are braving the SXSW crowds and gathering tonight for our March meetup, still at the Capital Factory, but in the classroom side (on the left when you enter the main door). Rem Peter W. Mar 12, 2014 2:29 PM
Re: [python-188] Working on a Python side project? - Unless their habit of masquerading as you to your contacts  has been resolved, I'd be very wary of giving this site access to your LinkedIn account. If you guys have come around Kent F. Mar 11, 2014 1:29 PM
Re: [python-188] Working on a Python side project? - Cool, so how do I join? On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 12:07 PM,[masked] < [address removed] Phillip W. Mar 11, 2014 12:10 PM
Re: [python-188] Working on a Python side project? - I don't participate in LinkedIn either.   On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 11:58 AM, Neha Palacherla < 101010101010 Mar 11, 2014 12:06 PM
Re: [python-188] Working on a Python side project? - Hi Phillip,  Unfortunately, LinkedIn is the only way we have so far to verify identity and pull your resume information so it's all in one place for the application.  Thanks,  Neha P. Mar 11, 2014 11:57 AM
Re: [python-188] Working on a Python side project? - I cannot figure out how to join without Linkedin. Sorry, but I do not participate in social media. Please advise. On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 11:41 Phillip W. Mar 11, 2014 11:53 AM
Working on a Python side project? - Hi all:  Just a quick reminder that the deadline for Austin applications for Founder Dating is coming up on Ap Neha P. Mar 11, 2014 11:39 AM

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