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August Project Night

Come work on Python projects, get programming help, help others, and hang out. Thanks to Kensho Finance for sponsoring the night!

Bring your own project or work on one of the suggested projects below.  Everyone is welcome, all skill levels are encouraged.

Friendly people will be here to help beginning Python programmers with language basics and practice.

Audience: Everyone! All Python experience levels are welcome, and everything is self-paced.

When: 6:30pm - 9:30pm on Tuesday, August 20th

Location: Microsoft NERD

1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, 02142

Food: Pizza will be provided.

Things to bring: a wireless-enabled laptop and power cord.

Need some project ideas? How about:

Learning Python

Projects and competitions


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  • Allen B.

    Great to meet everyone

    August 21, 2013

  • rich d.

    Is there anyone in the group who's using framework?

    I have an upcoming project that will require the use of this framework, and I'm seeking guidance on how to implement it.

    August 3, 2013

    • Anne T.

      I am also having trouble with scrapy. I'll be on the look out for your shirt.

      August 20, 2013

    • rich d.

      Thank you I will be there

      August 20, 2013

  • Eric M.

    Any bioinformaticians in the crowd? Or people looking to do data analysis using Python (PyData)?

    August 19, 2013

    • Chirag P.

      I am a graduate student in bioinformatics program learning python.

      August 20, 2013

    • Jing

      I am a recent college grad doing independent study on bioinformatics w.python. P.S. I may have met u through Debra Zhang

      August 20, 2013

  • jayson

    I am on the waiting list. can I still come? thanks

    August 18, 2013

    • Ned B.

      Jayson, please respect the waiting list. You will probably be moved to the Yes column as people adjust their RSVPs.

      August 19, 2013

    • Eric M.

      It can get changed even within a few hours of the meetup starting. I've had that happen to me and was able to get in on one meetup earlier in the year. So keep your eyes peeled!

      August 19, 2013

  • Steve W.

    There's always a newbies/beginners table, with helpful people, at the project nights. If you're already a programmer in (say) C++, Java, Ruby, Javascript or Lisp, try

    August 13, 2013

  • MsRubin C.

    Python Newbie! Is there a good site, I should review before attending? Thank you in advance.

    August 6, 2013

    • Alex

      First rule of thumb with python = learn to love monty python references. ;D

      I found that reading and referencing "Learning Python" and "Programming Python" helped me immensely. "Python Cookbook" may also help you understand how to code is put together.

      Try jumping into using Django framework - that will help you apply what you learn very easily and see results.

      1 · August 6, 2013

  • Michael R.

    I'm a long-time tech entrepreneur with little Python experience.

    July 29, 2013

  • Pranav B.

    New to Python!

    July 27, 2013

Our Sponsors

  • Toast

    Toast is sponsoring the 5/25 presentation night

  • Better Outcomes

    Better Outcomes is sponsoring the 5/5 presentation night.

  • MassMutual

    MassMutual is sponsoring the 4/26 presentation night

  • American Well

    American Well is sponsoring the May 9th PyCon rehearsals

  • Akamai

    Akamai is hosting and sponsoring the April project night

  • Klaviyo

    Klaviyo is sponsoring three events in February and March.

  • is buying drinks after the March meetup

  • Twilio

    Twilio is buying drinks after the Feb 23rd presentation night.


    MIT Office of Digital Learning is sponsoring the February project night

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