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Re: [DCPython] Educational resources - Hey: the group is PythonDC and the invite code is  TU8lb.   Michael S L. Aug 27, 2015 4:16 PM
Re: [DCPython] Educational resources - Hey Michael, what is the group ID for the Study group you created yesterday?  On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 2:22 PM, Michael S Lee < Zack Aug 27, 2015 3:54 PM
Re: [DCPython] Educational resources - Got it. Sorry.  On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 3:17 PM, Alex Clark < [address removed] > Michael M. Aug 27, 2015 3:18 PM
Re: [DCPython] Educational resources - Hi Michael: yes please don't do that, but you are welcome to post here: http://www.meetup.com/DCPython­/messages/boards/forum/1378303­2 The Alex C. Aug 27, 2015 3:10 PM
Re: [DCPython] Educational resources - Sorry kinda spammy there.. Figured it was a relevant plug. On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 2:58 PM, Michael Mather < m Michael M. Aug 27, 2015 2:59 PM
Re: [DCPython] Educational resources - Michael M. Aug 27, 2015 2:58 PM
Re: [DCPython] Educational resources - There is also pythontutor ( http://www.pythontutor.com/ ) from Philip Guo, which simultaneously helps you learn programming and python (by visualizing what happens at each step). Na Naveen M. Aug 27, 2015 2:32 PM
Re: [DCPython] Educational resources - Hi everyone, There's an excellent interactive online textbook at  http://interactivepython.org/r­unestone/static/pythonds/index­.html# .  Michael S L. Aug 27, 2015 2:18 PM
Re: [DCPython] Educational resources - code academy pretty good beginner space.  On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 1:08 PM, Andrea < [address removed] &g Michael M. Aug 27, 2015 1:51 PM
Re: [DCPython] Educational resources - https://wiki.python.org/moin/P­ythonTraining :) welcome to python On Aug 27,[masked]:51 PM, "Brian Ray" < Andrea Aug 27, 2015 1:07 PM
Educational resources - is there a wiki or something listing places to go to learn Python in DC. Looking for a friend. Brian -- Brian Ray  @brianray (773)[masked] Brian R. Aug 27, 2015 12:51 PM
Fwd: New messages from Quinn Song - FYI ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Meetup Messages < [address removed] > Date: W Alex C. Aug 20, 2015 10:50 AM
Re: [DCPython] Django contractor position in Baltimore - Hello Tobias, I am interested in this opportunity. How can I follow up on it. Thanks, Eyuel Abebe On Wed, Aug 5, 2015 at E A. Aug 5, 2015 3:25 PM
Django contractor position in Baltimore - Hi all, We just posted a position at the company where I work, Caktus, for a Python / Django contractor position based in Baltimore. More information can be found in the full posting here: Tobias M. Aug 5, 2015 3:22 PM
Next Python Code Dojo! August 25th - Hey folks, (Apologies if anyone got this twice! Trying to send it out on multiple mailing lists). Just a quick note to announce the upcoming Python Dojo, in 3 weeks' time, on the 25th of August! A dojo is a chance for coders to get together and w Rami Aug 5, 2015 11:33 AM
Re: Capital one Hackathon AUGUST 8-9 - I just re-read my initial email. I don't think I phrased it right. Who is actually already going to this event that wants to "hang out" during the event. I don't know anyone else going and this is my first Hackathon. Apollonius Daniyyel H. Aug 4, 2015 9:25 AM
Capital one Hackathon AUGUST 8-9 - Hello does anyone want to meet up for the event this weekend?  I have an extra ticket. Google the capital one 2015 smallbizdev Hackathon if you need more info. Apollonius Daniyyel H. Aug 3, 2015 12:28 PM
Re: Meetup Cancelled: July 2015 - Velociraptor - Eddie, Thanks for your tireless efforts to secure and host meetups on behalf of DC Python! I appreciate it very much and I'm sure others do too. Python Programmers, Please help u Alex C. Jul 29, 2015 10:58 AM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - It said it expired when I tried  On Monday, July 27, 2015, Sam < [address removed] > wrote: Jaime Jul 27, 2015 7:42 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - ​Well, those went fast. ;-) (I tried about half an hour ago, and got a "Sold Out" Kevin C. Jul 27, 2015 3:59 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - Enrique, Tammy Jul 27, 2015 3:59 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - The code worked for me as well. Thanks! On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 3:28 PM, Sam < [address removed] Quincy C. Jul 27, 2015 3:30 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - The code " enriquemanuel.me " worked for me. Cheers! Sam Jul 27, 2015 3:26 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - I'm interested in the code, though I see the course has been dropped to $10. Is this it, or will the course be free? Sam Jul 24, 2015 4:36 PM
Re: [DCPython] My first program :O - Apollos, This is known as a web bug, and among other places is documented here: Kent Jul 24, 2015 11:50 AM
Re: [DCPython] My first program :O - Apollonius, I can tell you that from a security perspective this seems like a solid idea, and I'm not sure of the motivation behind it, but an issue with tracking via IP is that people can use proxies. Along David D. Jul 24, 2015 10:39 AM
My first program :O - Hello Everyone,      I'm kind of stuck building my first program. I don't really know the steps of software design. I've used a couple macros and pshell scripts to test my idea on my own com Apollonius Daniyyel H. Jul 24, 2015 9:54 AM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - So, just use the link? Awesome, thanks :) On Thursday, July 23, 2015, Enrique Valenzuela < [address removed] > wrote: Jaime Jul 23, 2015 5:39 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - Hey Guys, thanks for all the replies and interest. As mentioned Alex, please direct any questions to me directly. Also, let me clarify *the code at this time appears to not work* and I'm t Enrique V. Jul 23, 2015 4:41 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - I'm going to unsubscribe until this storm passes. ;) On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 1:39 PM -0700, "David Drew E. Jul 23, 2015 4:40 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - Hi Enrique, Thanks for the tip, what is the coupon code. I would be interested in taking the course.  I tried ' David M. Jul 23, 2015 4:37 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - Folks: please consider emailing Enrique for the code, instead of the list. Thank you! On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 4:11 PM, GETINET AGA < Alex C. Jul 23, 2015 4:12 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - Hi  Enrique, I just started doing a project on Python, taking course will certainly help me. Please share code for me. Appreciat HARI S. Jul 23, 2015 3:59 PM
Re: Python Course in Udemy for free - Apparently the code didnt work. I'm engaging the folks at Udemy to have more info about it. Will update soon. -enrique Enrique V. Jul 23, 2015 3:50 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - Coupon code:)! Belete Jul 23, 2015 3:50 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - Thanks Mike, I am very interested to do. Thanks  Getinet On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 3:44 PM, Tatyana < GETINET A. Jul 23, 2015 3:45 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - Likewise… what is the coupon code? Sina Jul 23, 2015 3:45 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - Enrique, I am game too.  Where's the coupon?:) On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 3:40 PM, Mike < mikejferr Tatyana Jul 23, 2015 3:43 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Course in Udemy for free - Hey Enrique! Thats awesome, would love to take the new course with Python! Is there a coupon code we need to use for signing up? Mike Jul 23, 2015 3:38 PM
Python Course in Udemy for free - Hey guys, I received an email from Udemy folks advertising their new course regarding Python: https://www.udemy.com/python-g­ui-programming/ and I received Enrique V. Jul 23, 2015 3:31 PM
Django birthday party next Tuesday - Hi DC Python peoples! Next Tuesday we're hosting an extra-special Django-district - Django's turning 10 and we're throwing a small party! Andrew T. B. Jul 21, 2015 6:16 PM
Re: [DCPython] Exciting Application Developer Role for NIH Client - Hi Adam: welcome! The best place for Python questions is probably Stack Overflow. If you don't get an answer there, please feel free to send a link to your question to the list. E.g.: Alex C. Jul 18, 2015 3:23 PM
Re: [DCPython] Exciting Application Developer Role for NIH Client - I am a python newbie and I haven't been Adam P. Jul 18, 2015 2:09 PM
Re: [DCPython] Exciting Application Developer Role for NIH Client - Hi Andrew: please note: we ask folks to do the following when posting jobs to the DC Python list: Include [JOB] in the subject line Include only-the-link to your job post in a mail to the list In practice you Alex C. Jul 18, 2015 11:49 AM
Exciting Application Developer Role for NIH Client - Andrew R. Jul 18, 2015 11:36 AM
Re: Strata + Hadoop World discount code - Good Morning DC Python: Just a reminder we have a 20% discount code available for Strata + Hadoop World NYC 2015. Normally I like folks to email me in exchange for the code, but O'Reilly would pre Alex C. Jul 18, 2015 10:47 AM
O'Reilly promotion - Python Programmers! FYI: if you follow DC Python on Twitter, you may have noticed this tweet: https://twitter.com/DCPython/s­tatus/621646 Alex C. Jul 16, 2015 10:05 AM
Re: Re: [DCPython] SmallBizDevHack 2015 - Yea this hackathon sounds awesome -- Apollonius Daniyyel H. Jul 10, 2015 6:07 PM
Upcoming Python Workshops this Month - Hi everyone! For those in the group that may be interested, District Data Labs has a couple of Python workshops coming up this month.  Details below.  Tony O. Jul 9, 2015 9:18 AM
Re: [DCPython] SmallBizDevHack 2015 - I would like a free pass. Tammy Jul 9, 2015 8:34 AM
SmallBizDevHack 2015 - Hi DC Python, I'm not sure if there is a Python tie-in here (presumably yes & presumably big-data-related though not necessarily the latter), but this looks like a cool event: --- Interested Alex C. Jul 9, 2015 5:21 AM
intro and upcoming Django class Aug 7 - Hi all, I recently relocated to the Baltimore/DC area from Durham, NC. Some of you may know me from Caktus Group -- where I'm still proudly employed. While I haven't made Tobias M. Jul 8, 2015 4:00 PM
Re: [DCPython] Main meetup this month - Hi Eddie: actually to make things easier I've just now configured the "main meetup" to be a recurring event (for a long time I never wanted to do this.) Please update and publish at your leisure. :-) Thanks all! Alex C. Jul 7, 2015 6:32 AM
Re: [DCPython] Main meetup this month - Great! Thanks Eddie On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 9:40 AM, eddie welker < [address removed] > Alex C. Jul 6, 2015 9:44 AM
Re: [DCPython] Main meetup this month - Alex, we've got one ready for tomorrow, I'm going to post it today. -e On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 9:35 AM Alex Clark < [address removed] > wro eddie w. Jul 6, 2015 9:38 AM
Main meetup this month - Hi Python Programmers, I've just been informed we've not had a "main meetup" meeting in 2 months?! This, of course, violates the "no skipped months" Rule Of Alex Clark. Alex C. Jul 6, 2015 9:34 AM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - Neil I was trying to make you laugh looks lik Michael M. Jul 1, 2015 5:51 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - Not defensive.. Read wrong neil just starting Michael M. Jul 1, 2015 5:02 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Dojo: help organizing? - Trust me about the DCNO thing,  I've spent many weekends paddleboarding and kayaking with the DCNO organizers , if you want to have a focused group within D Sean Moore G. Jul 1, 2015 3:03 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Dojo: help organizing? - I can talk to 1776 about it. They have a lot of open space, lots of whiteboards and some mid size to small rooms that they might be able to rent it out. That being said it's a pretty busy place and the space that you get might not be th Ali T. Jul 1, 2015 2:25 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Dojo: help organizing? - @Sean, That's an interesting suggestion. My experience at Nightowls is that it's very individual -- everyone's got their project they're working on, and they work on it / get help with i Rami Jul 1, 2015 2:21 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Dojo: help organizing? - I can set up a co-event with DC Nightowls, they have everything you need. I've been doing the same thing with "Data Owls" where I host at the DCNO event, but market through the Data Community DC meetup group. We usually get a Sean Moore G. Jul 1, 2015 1:29 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Dojo: help organizing? - Would you hold the dojo on Weekdays? I've been meaning to make the Saturday group for ages, but it hasn't worked out. HacDC is a great location for it. On Wed, Jul 1, 2015 a Ross K. Jul 1, 2015 12:20 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - Thanks Neil! I have actually found learning Java pretty enjoyable thus far, but it's getting boring - just reading and practicing. I wish a group like this existed for Java. It just sounds like you guys have a good time programming Piyush Jul 1, 2015 12:04 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - Michael, I didn't specify a preference between Java and Python, so I don't see why you got so defensive. I don't think this thread, or even this forum, is the place for "My language is bigger than yours" trolling. Neil C Jul 1, 2015 11:44 AM
Re: [DCPython] Python Dojo: help organizing? - As a dues-paying member of HacDC, I believe I can get us space there. I'd just need to check what other events might be competing for the chosen time and space. As for locale, it's on the 16th Street bus lines (which run fairly often), and is about a Kevin C. Jul 1, 2015 11:36 AM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - Client side DOM scripting language as first language Neil? Michael M. Jul 1, 2015 10:51 AM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - As someone who uses both languages and teaches a course in Java, I would say Java is a very valuable language to learn, and being good at JVM languages in general like Scala, Groovy, and even Kotlin can't hurt. I specify the broad reaso Neil C Jul 1, 2015 10:20 AM
Python Dojo: help organizing? - Hey folks, I've been toying with the idea of getting a Python dojo up and running here in DC -- trying to replicate some of the ideas from the London dojos [1]. In my experience they've been great events to interact with the community, learn some ne Rami Jul 1, 2015 10:01 AM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - Yes: learn Python! And no: please do not use the DC Python list for "traditional support", there are better outlets for that (Stack Overflow). Rather, think of this list as the electronic equivalent of a group of folks gathered ar Alex C. Jun 30, 2015 3:11 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - Hi, this e-mail is off-topic so please feel free to ignore if its intruding the conversation at hand. But I hope it will be a quick one.   I am slowly learning Java - slowly because of time commitment issues prima Piyush Jun 30, 2015 12:29 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 11:02 PM, Tom Lee < [address removed] > wrote: Brian R. Jun 30, 2015 11:40 AM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - I'm a fan of wxPython.  It looks native on Windows (not sure what "native" really looks like on Linux - I think it's gtk underneath - it looked ok to me) and has a very rich set of widgets.  It has very ni Mark w. Jun 30, 2015 11:23 AM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - Others have recommended javascript options, and they are quite powerful if you are familiar with that stack already. If not, I would recommend looking at the tools we use for building desktop applications in our consulting projects at Entho Kelsey J. Jun 29, 2015 3:38 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - Forgot to mention Glue . On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 3:25 PM, Creence Lin < Neil C Jun 29, 2015 3:29 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - Take a look at Bokeh . Here it is on GitHub . On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 3:16 PM, Creence Li Neil C Jun 29, 2015 3:26 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - Also for tables you might consider, try QtCore.QAbstractTableModel and QtGui.QTableView.  A good resource in general is  https://wiki.qt.io/PySide Creence Creence L. Jun 29, 2015 3:24 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - Alex, You might find this example helpful for interactive plots, resizability, etc. using matplotlib in a PyQt GUI.   http://eli.theg Creence L. Jun 29, 2015 3:15 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - I concur. In my opinion there isn’t a lot of value in goi Erik L. Jun 29, 2015 1:38 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - Can I ask why you're not considering browser-based solutions? Reading between the lines, this doesn't sound like a commercial app. For prototyping, cross-platform compatibility, modern graphing and UI libraries, and accessibility in Tom L. Jun 28, 2015 11:01 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python GUI Recommendations - - MATPLOTLIB + NUMPY: You can create your plots and displays with such.. > On Jun 28, 2015, at 11:26 AM, Alex Perrone wrote: > > Python devs, > > I’d like to build a GUI and am exploring Python as an option. I ha Michael M. Jun 28, 2015 12:25 PM
Python GUI Recommendations - Python devs, I’d like to build a GUI and am exploring Python as an option. I have already built a working GUI in Matlab but considering Python may be more modern and flexible. I’m hoping for a few recommendations on (a) what frameworks/toolkits to Alex P. Jun 28, 2015 11:24 AM
Re: [DCPython] Data structures - related question: enumerate XML tags (keys that will become headers) along with text (values) and write to CSV in one row (as opposed to "stacked" values with one header) - Priceless - thanks Nathan :) Sent from my iPhone On Jun 27, 2015, at 7:34 PM, Michael Mather < Saran A Jun 27, 2015 8:01 PM
Re: [DCPython] Data structures - related question: enumerate XML tags (keys that will become headers) along with text (values) and write to CSV in one row (as opposed to "stacked" values with one header) - heh heh.. .hahahah lol funny.. .. I’m s Michael M. Jun 27, 2015 7:33 PM
Re: [DCPython] Data structures - related question: enumerate XML tags (keys that will become headers) along with text (values) and write to CSV in one row (as opposed to "stacked" values with one header) - Saran, I think the consensus of this listserve is that you're a terrible person for your java tendencies and you need to be whipped by a hot super villain a la flash gordon. See examples below: Nathan D. Jun 27, 2015 7:15 PM
Re: [DCPython] Data structures - related question: enumerate XML tags (keys that will become headers) along with text (values) and write to CSV in one row (as opposed to "stacked" values with one header) - On Sat, Jun 27, 2015 at 6:04 AM, Saran A < [address removed] > wrote: Arc R. Jun 27, 2015 6:37 PM
Re: [DCPython] Data structures - related question: enumerate XML tags (keys that will become headers) along with text (values) and write to CSV in one row (as opposed to "stacked" values with one header) - Saran: please limit discussion of code on this list to "here is my stack overflow link" [1]. Thank you! We don't have the resources (yet) to create separate lists for technical discussion, so we need to keep discussi Alex C. Jun 27, 2015 9:09 AM
Re: [DCPython] Data structures - related question: enumerate XML tags (keys that will become headers) along with text (values) and write to CSV in one row (as opposed to "stacked" values with one header) - Saran A Jun 27, 2015 9:04 AM
Re: [DCPython] Data structures - related question: enumerate XML tags (keys that will become headers) along with text (values) and write to CSV in one row (as opposed to "stacked" values with one header) - Hi Apollo, Probably. If I understand correctly, one can be a member of the meetup but not receive Group Mailing List emails. You should have settings similar to mine (although I may have more as the organizer): Alex C. Jun 27, 2015 8:00 AM
Re: [DCPython] Data structures - related question: enumerate XML tags (keys that will become headers) along with text (values) and write to CSV in one row (as opposed to "stacked" values with one header) - Anyway I can get off these group emails On Friday, June 26, 2015, Ming < [address removed] > wrote: Apollonius Daniyyel H. Jun 26, 2015 11:47 PM
Re: [DCPython] Data structures - related question: enumerate XML tags (keys that will become headers) along with text (values) and write to CSV in one row (as opposed to "stacked" values with one header) - Jay, neither is Silent Bob helping.  On Fri, Jun 26, 2015, 9:28 PM Michael Mather < [address removed] > wrote: Ming Jun 26, 2015 11:41 PM
Re: [DCPython] Data structures - related question: enumerate XML tags (keys that will become headers) along with text (values) and write to CSV in one row (as opposed to "stacked" values with one header) - Were you able to find a solution? Michael M. Jun 26, 2015 9:25 PM
Re: [DCPython] Data structures - related question: enumerate XML tags (keys that will become headers) along with text (values) and write to CSV in one row (as opposed to "stacked" values with one header) - LMAO. I wish I thought of posting on a message group in college too... On Jun 26,[masked]:34 PM, "Jay Kay" < [address removed] > wrote: David Jun 26, 2015 9:19 PM
Re: [DCPython] Data structures - related question: enumerate XML tags (keys that will become headers) along with text (values) and write to CSV in one row (as opposed to "stacked" values with one header) - As Mr. Merciless correctly points out, Flash Gordon is not saving every one of us from these homework problems. Jay K. Jun 26, 2015 4:34 PM
Re: [DCPython] Data structures - related question: enumerate XML tags (keys that will become headers) along with text (values) and write to CSV in one row (as opposed to "stacked" values with one header) - please stap with the "homework" problems. On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 2:44 PM, Saran A < ahlusar Ming Jun 25, 2015 9:24 PM
Data structures - related question: enumerate XML tags (keys that will become headers) along with text (values) and write to CSV in one row (as opposed to "stacked" values with one header) - My question can be found here: Saran A Jun 25, 2015 2:44 PM
Re: [DCPython] Python Newbie help regarding counting CRM Activity - You probably have too many database calls, but the only way to know would be to profile. One simple suggestion is only for the last bit to use a defaultdict. This Kevin S. Jun 25, 2015 1:56 PM
Python Newbie help regarding counting CRM Activity - Hey DC Python, I haven't made it out to a DC Python meetup yet, but I'm trying to get this little Python script working, and I'm struggling to troubleshoot timeout errors. If you're interested in Michael K. Jun 25, 2015 1:47 PM
Re: [DCPython] Attacking this problem (2 parts): dictionary of lists and then writing out to CSV file - Thanks Enrique! I ended up answering myself: http://stackoverflow.com/a/309­47546/185820 On Fri, Jun Alex C. Jun 19, 2015 5:32 PM
Re: [DCPython] Attacking this problem (2 parts): dictionary of lists and then writing out to CSV file - I think you will benefit from this article: http://www.sant-media.co.uk/20­10/03/applying-rewritecond-to-­multiple-rewriterule-in-htacc Enrique V. Jun 19, 2015 1:09 PM

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