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November Project Night

Come work on Python projects, get programming help, help others, and hang out. Thanks to Akamai 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 Thursday, November 14th

Location: Akamai Technologies

8 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, 02142

Food: Pizza will be provided by Akamai!

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

Need some project ideas? How about:

Learning Python

• The official Python tutorial

• How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: Learning with Python

• An introduction to Python through writing games

• Learn Python the Hard Way

Projects and competitions

• Contribute to an open-source project that uses Python. Developers from OpenHatchTwisted, and other projects are often here. If you contribute to an open source project that uses Python and want to help new contributors, let us know in a comment!

• Use Python to participate in space exploration.

• Unleash your inner DJ with the Echo Nest APIs.

• Want to learn a Python web framework? Check out the Django tutorial.

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  • Jean B.

    First time I've been to Project night. What a great event! Very impressed by how diverse the group was (gender and skill level) and how welcoming!

    November 15, 2013

  • erik h.


    November 14, 2013

  • Barlow K.

    Always educational, enjoyable, and fun. Thank you!

    November 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Fantastic! Met some awesome people!

    November 14, 2013

  • greg r.


    November 14, 2013

  • Amit C.

    Do we have parking facility? If so, please post it. Thank you.

    1 · November 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey -- sorry I can't find info on this on my own, but any special instructions on getting into the building? Need ID etc?

    November 14, 2013

    • Ned B.

      Akamai is very friendly, just show up at the lobby.

      November 14, 2013

  • Anne T.

    I'll be coming with questions about NLTK and the "sliding window" approach.

    November 13, 2013

  • Timothy C.

    My only night to hit up the Boston Ski Expo. Bummer. There are actually open seats!

    November 9, 2013

Our Sponsors

  • PluralSight

    PluralSight is sponsoring April project night.

  • Akamai

    Akamai is hosting and sponsoring March project night.

  • OM1

    OM1 is sponsoring pizza on the 1/23 presentation night.

  • Man Numeric Investors

    Man Numeric Investors is feeding us on the January 10th project night.

  • Merrimack College

    Merrimack College is providing pizza for the 12/20 presentation night.

  • Carbon Black

    Carbon Black is sponsoring the 12/5 project night

  • Data Xu

    Data Xu is providing pizza for the November presentation night.

  • Mass Challenge

    Mass Challenge is sponsoring drinks on 11/21.

  • EverQuote

    EverQuote is sponsoring pizza at the October 20th presentation night.

  • InsightSquared

    InsightSquared is supplying drinks for the 10/20 presentation night.

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