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Re: [DCPython] Meetup location - I would like to express my disappointment that there was a waiting list for tonight's meetup (I have not been able to attend for a long time, and had specifically arranged an off-day from my job in order to attend tonight, only to find James C. May 6, 2014 5:57 PM
Meetup location - Hi all, For those attending the meetup tonight please give your feedback of the location in the event's comments: http://www.meetup.com/DCPython­ Alex C. May 6, 2014 3:23 PM
Fwd: All Things Open CFS is open. - FYI ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Danny Perez-Caballero < [address removed] > Alex C. Apr 28, 2014 3:13 PM
Re: [DCPython] In Support of Female Engineers - Yea, this is great. Thanks for sharing this Alex. On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 12:03 PM, Andrea < aygallego eddie w. Apr 25, 2014 1:42 PM
Re: [DCPython] In Support of Female Engineers - Wow! This is great, I am signing up right away :) -A budding pythonista :) On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 11:59 AM, Alex Clark < Andrea Apr 25, 2014 12:01 PM
In Support of Female Engineers - FYI http://www.jeffknupp.com/blog/­2014/04/25/in-support-of-femal­e-engineers/ -- Alex C. Apr 25, 2014 11:58 AM
Re: [DCPython] PythonLab & class Saturday 2 - 4 -- instructor needed - Thanks Creence! On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 12:28 AM, Creence Lin < [address removed] > wrote: Alex C. Apr 25, 2014 4:52 AM
Re: [DCPython] PythonLab & class Saturday 2 - 4 -- instructor needed - I could probably fill in if the members would not mind having a sub.  I will make sure to bring my Lighting to HDMI adapter.  Can you PM me and we can talk about what I should cover? Creence  Creence L. Apr 25, 2014 12:26 AM
PythonLab & class Saturday 2 - 4 -- instructor needed - Hey folks, I normally talk the group through Learn Python The Hard Way (we're currently on chapter 33) on Saturdays from 2 - 4, but I'm not going to be able to make this coming Saturday -- I have a work obliga Rami Apr 24, 2014 7:10 PM
Re: [DCPython] [JOB] Opportunities at well-funded DC startup - Hi Salman: please also consider posting here! http://www.meetup.com/DCPython­/messages/boards/forum/617991 Alex C. Apr 22, 2014 10:06 AM
[JOB] Opportunities at well-funded DC startup - Hello folks, This is going to be a big year at Audax Health in DC.  We have several engineering openings that require Python, Java, and Scala skills. Our eng Salman Apr 22, 2014 9:48 AM
Re: [DCPython] Office Hours this Tuesday - Here's the event page: http://www.meetup.com/DCPython­/events/172135792/ On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 4:18 AM, R Alex C. Apr 21, 2014 6:34 AM
Re: [DCPython] Office Hours this Tuesday - I'll be there. Rick Jones On Sun, Apr 20, 2014 at 9:13 PM, David Greisen < dgreis Rick J. Apr 21, 2014 4:16 AM
Office Hours this Tuesday - Hi all, Want to invite you to office hours this Tuesday. Dinner/drinks provided by the Advisory Board Company. Three lighting talks, then hang out and learn/teach python, or just code with friends. We David G. Apr 20, 2014 9:13 PM
Python related meetup at SPDC - Statistical Programming DC (SPDC) will be hosting a meetup Tuesday, April 8 at GWU. We will be talking about statsmodels, the most comprehensive statistical Abhijit Apr 2, 2014 8:02 PM
Python Developer Positions - Gabriel C. Mar 31, 2014 4:45 PM
Re: [DCPython] 2014 Meetups: call for volunteers! - In Boston where I used to live, the Boston Python Users Group would have Project nights, where people would just bring and work on their own projects or self study.  There would be round tables where people would gather in groups of similar Creence L. Mar 30, 2014 10:36 PM
Open Source Event at George Mason University: Looking for volunteers and participants - Hey all, Samer M. Mar 26, 2014 4:03 PM
Keyboards show-and-tell - Hey folks, we're doing a fun alternative keyboards show-and-tell night at the ruby group, and as it's technology independent, I thought you pythonistas might be interested in coming out too.  The ev Joshua S. Mar 25, 2014 10:04 AM
PyDC Update - Good Morning Python Programmers, This is an update on PyDC planning, currently tentatively scheduled to occur in late 2014 / early 2015: Our planning document is located here: Alex C. Mar 25, 2014 8:43 AM
Pre PyCon Meet and Greet - Hi Folks, Emily W. Mar 24, 2014 9:45 PM
Re: [DCPython] Support DCPython with Amazon Smile - Also, if you're using Chrome, this extension will make sure you're always using the "smile" version of Amazon (otherwise, they depend on you always remembering to use smile.amazon.com , Ross M K. Mar 24, 2014 9:09 AM
office hours tomorrow - Hi all, It looks like we are in for some potentially nasty weather tomorrow. Right now, we plan to hold office hours unless OPM shuts down the government. But we will send out an email tomorrow afternoon confirmi David G. Mar 24, 2014 8:48 AM
Re: [DCPython] Support DCPython with Amazon Smile - LI Sent from my mobile phone. please excuse my brevity and typos. On Mar 21,[masked]:30 PM, "Alex Clark" < [address removed] > wrote: > > Nice, th Aaron Mar 21, 2014 7:42 PM
Re: [DCPython] Support DCPython with Amazon Smile - Nice, thanks Jason! Much appreciated. On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 7:22 PM, Jason R. < [address removed] & Alex C. Mar 21, 2014 7:29 PM
Support DCPython with Amazon Smile - Jason R. Mar 21, 2014 7:21 PM
DC Configuration Management Ansible talk - Hi DCPython'ers, One of our very own, Matt Makai will be giving a talk at the DC Configuration Management group next Wednesday on Ansible (a CM software written in Python).  Through a snafu they had capped attendance at 13 instead of 130, so s eddie w. Mar 21, 2014 11:44 AM
Re: [DCPython] Learning Python - Hey folks!  We've scheduled another Python workshop for April 5th called Building Data Apps with Python.  This one will focus more on development whereas the last one we held focused more on using Python for data analysis.   Tony O. Mar 20, 2014 4:38 PM
Call for Office Hours Lightning talks - Hello DCPython, We're looking for 3-6 people to give 5-10 minute lighting talks at the next DCPython Office Hours on Tuesday, March 25th. This is a great opportunity to try out an idea you have for a longer David G. Mar 14, 2014 1:40 PM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - Preview not available Eric S. Mar 14, 2014 12:40 PM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 12:24 PM, Chris Shenton < [address removed] > wrote: Jim F. Mar 14, 2014 12:37 PM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - Cool, Chris. How far along are you?  Wanna think about it for a day or two, and let me know how long you'd want it?  Let me know that, and I'll figure out how best to schedule it. -e eddie w. Mar 14, 2014 12:36 PM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - Preview not available Eric S. Mar 14, 2014 12:27 PM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - I've been threatening to do a talk on Ansible, a deployment thing that's kinda like Chef and Puppet but is implemented in Python and requires no server-based agent. Last meetup, Eddie said he'd be interested in hearing it so I&# Chris S. Mar 14, 2014 12:22 PM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - Great! feel free to email me or ask me to hop on IRC if you have any questions/requests. On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 10:24 AM, eddie welker < Matthew B. Mar 14, 2014 10:27 AM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - Ok, Matt, awesome. You do 1-hr-ish for this month, and then we can give Andrea an hour the following. -e On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 10:20 AM, Matthew Boehm eddie w. Mar 14, 2014 10:22 AM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - > Matt, I'd love to see that. I think you've got the gig. Do you think you can fill a full hour? (I'd expect you could with that subject.) Matthew B. Mar 14, 2014 10:20 AM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - Andrea, PANDAS looks interesting Thanks, Robel On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 9:52 AM, eddie welker < robel Mar 14, 2014 9:55 AM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - Hey Matt, Any chance you could work in some discussion of how to best conduct debugging py code that's masked by a process management layer (like foreman+gunicorn, for example)? My parti David H. Mar 14, 2014 9:53 AM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - Andrea, that sounds interesting as well.  How much do you think you could present on that?  We could either split between you and Matt, or have you present the month after.  What do you think? -Eddie eddie w. Mar 14, 2014 9:52 AM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - If anyone is interested in knowing more about PANDAS functionality... I just did a lot of work with that for a client .. If you guys can't fill up the first hour. Best, Andrea Andrea Mar 14, 2014 9:31 AM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - Matt, I'd love to see that.  I think you've got the gig.  Do you think you can fill a full hour? (I'd expect you could with that subject.) -e eddie w. Mar 14, 2014 9:27 AM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - I'd be happy to do a talk on python debuggers. Topics could include: * Using pdb * wdb: an improbable python debugger using websockets (and my current favorite) * ex Matthew B. Mar 14, 2014 9:09 AM
Re: [DCPython] April 2014 Meetup Talk - Good Morning! I'm still pretty new to Python and Django and don't feel I can speak on anything, and also haven't yet been to a meeting - hoping to make the next one. But I did wonder Jason B. Mar 14, 2014 7:24 AM
April 2014 Meetup Talk - Hi folks, It's officially "mid-month" and we need a talk for next month's meetup: http://www.meetup.com/DCPython­/events/170273392/ Alex C. Mar 14, 2014 6:04 AM
More Python side projects and startups - Hi all:  Just a quick reminder that the deadline for DC applications for Founder Dating is coming up on March 17.  Neha P. Mar 11, 2014 11:25 AM
Re: [DCPython] 2014 Meetups: call for volunteers! - Yes, I would encourage you to experiment with Dojo-style at the upcoming Office Hours, great idea. On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 2:57 PM, Rami < Alex C. Mar 9, 2014 3:04 PM
Re: [DCPython] 2014 Meetups: call for volunteers! - Hi folks, On Mar 9,[masked]:28 PM, "Jonathan Street" < [address removed] > wrote: > > I've previously enjoyed dojo style events at the Rami Mar 9, 2014 2:56 PM
Re: [DCPython] 2014 Meetups: call for volunteers! - Hi Rami I've previously enjoyed dojo style events at the Manchester user group (just a coincidence - certainly not UK specific) and would be interested in similar here. I agree with Alex in tha Jonathan S. Mar 9, 2014 2:26 PM
Re: [DCPython] 2014 Meetups: call for volunteers! - Hi Rami: I'm envisioning *one* of the monthly meetups to continue to be in the traditional style. And I think our "office hours" may already be "dojo style"? Alex C. Mar 9, 2014 2:07 PM
Re: [DCPython] 2014 Meetups: call for volunteers! - On Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 10:01, Alex Clark wrote: > Dear Python Programmers, > > > We need your help to make meetups continue to happen this year. Out of curiosity -- do we envision the meetups continuing to be of the traditional tech-meetup s Rami Mar 9, 2014 1:58 PM
2014 Meetups: call for volunteers! - Dear Python Programmers, We need your help to make meetups continue to happen this year. As 2014 will be a very busy year for me, I am now making "official" plans Alex C. Mar 9, 2014 10:00 AM
Re: [DCPython] Learning Python - yes . please see: https://pythondc.hackpad.com/N­ext-Meeting-March-8th-MLK-DREA­ML user 5. Mar 4, 2014 5:51 PM
RE: [DCPython] Learning Python - did the weekend python classes ever get scheduled? Reita S. Mar 4, 2014 5:00 PM
Tomorrow's Meetup RSVPs - Folks: please update your RSVPs to indicate the likelihood you will attend tomorrow night's meetup amidst inclement weather. We will make a decision this afternoon about whether or not to postpone: Alex C. Mar 3, 2014 7:26 AM
Fwd: Doc List sent you a message: Promoting a rare event with Alistair Cockburn - FYI, agile event in Reston in March (let me know if you want to take advantage of a "coupon offer") ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Meetup Alex C. Feb 20, 2014 4:08 PM
FW: Webinar Invite: How to Deploy Python to Excel with PyXLL - Preview not available Doug R. Feb 20, 2014 1:09 PM
Updated PyDC 2014 planning document - Hi folks: I've updated the planning document, please let me know if I missed anyone: https://github.com/DCPython/py­dc-planning -- Alex C. Feb 20, 2014 6:16 AM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - Wow, thanks again everyone for the feedback. Since I've gotten several "Silver spring yes!" responses I think I will prefer that location over National Harbor. For folks with in-DC suggestions as Chris (Shenton) points ou Alex C. Feb 20, 2014 6:05 AM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - +1 on the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza.  We hold our  http://CoderDojoDC.com/ meetings there.  The WIFI guy is super helpful. This is probably out of date, but a Jason B. Feb 19, 2014 3:11 PM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 1:09 PM, Adam Schaeffer < Kevin C. Feb 19, 2014 1:22 PM
RE: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - Hello all! I have cc'd my manager on this chain so he can provide input. The Great Hall at MLK can hold app. 600 people with chairs, and the Digital Commons can hold another[masked] with chairs. Our big meeting room on A level (A-5) can hold 250 peop Adam S. Feb 19, 2014 1:08 PM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - How big are we expecting this to be? On Feb 19, 2014, at 11:56 AM, Kevin Cole < [address removed] Sarah Feb 19, 2014 12:01 PM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - Several years ago MLK Library had a well attended BarCamp in the basement​. (I forget the number, but I want to say around 200 attendees. I'm fairly sure i Kevin C. Feb 19, 2014 11:54 AM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 7:26 AM, Alex Clark < Skipper S. Feb 19, 2014 11:51 AM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - I'd check out some of the public spaces in DC. The Mayor has been making a big fuss about turning the city into a tech hub. Thanks. Kind regards, Nathan Nathan D. Feb 19, 2014 11:21 AM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - On Feb 19, 2014, at 10:55 AM, Joshua Turcotte wrote: >We just nabbed the silver spring civic center for the DC-Baltimore Perl >Workshop in early may... didn't get a chance to look at the rooms, but it >was reasonably affordable and the location has j user 8. Feb 19, 2014 11:09 AM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - If you're thinking more along the lines of multiple smaller tracks, I recommend the West End Cinema. Gloria W Feb 19, 2014 11:02 AM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - We just nabbed the silver spring civic center for the DC-Baltimore Perl Workshop in early may... didn't get a chance to look at the rooms, but it was reasonably affordable and the location has just about every imaginable chain restauran Joshua T. Feb 19, 2014 10:54 AM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - On Feb 19, 2014, at 10:35 AM, Chris Shenton wrote: >You might also check the Silver Spring Community Center, right on top of >Metro. I attended a JavaScript symposium there a few months back and really >enjoyed the space. It too is in-state for ZPUG/ user 8. Feb 19, 2014 10:42 AM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 10:35 AM, Chris Shenton < [address removed] > wrote: Chris P. Feb 19, 2014 10:37 AM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - You might also check the Silver Spring Community Center, right on top of Metro. I attended a JavaScript symposium there a few months back and really enjoyed the space. It too is in-state for ZPUG/DCpython's tax-exempt entity. Chris S. Feb 19, 2014 10:35 AM
PyDC 2014 tentatively back on! - Hi folks, Thanks to everyone who replied on both sides of the issue, I appreciate the feedback! Since there does seem to be a significant interest, I have reached out to National Harbor about availability and will update everyon Alex C. Feb 19, 2014 7:26 AM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 likely postponed one year - Hey Alex, I think you're correct that postponing for a year is the wise move. This is the kind of thing that requires a steady drumbeat to succeed, not to mention the unnecessarily David H. Feb 18, 2014 8:54 AM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 likely postponed one year - I second this. I was really looking forward to PyDC 2014. On Feb 18,[masked]:49 AM, "Rick Jones" < [address removed] > wrote: E A. Feb 18, 2014 8:51 AM
Re: [DCPython] PyDC 2014 likely postponed one year - Noooo please don't do that! I was really looking forward to this. If there's anything I -- or probably any of the other folks Rick J. Feb 18, 2014 8:11 AM
PyDC 2014 likely postponed one year - Hi folks, When I began to think about PyDC 2014 (regional Python even in DC hosted by DC Python), I had originally hoped to be begin researching venues in late 2013, but that never happened. And it is now mid-February Alex C. Feb 18, 2014 7:10 AM
March talk needed ASAP - Dear Python Programmers, We need a March talk ASAP! Some ideas: Someone going to PyTennessee in late Feb or PyCon in April want to give us their talk posthumously or for practice, respectively? OK, that is Alex C. Feb 18, 2014 7:09 AM
Re: [DCPython] Python Practice Projects - On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 04:30:40PM -0500, Yusuf Abdi wrote: > http://pythonpracticeprojects.­com/ This reminds me of a long-dormant project of mine: https://fiftyexamples.readthed­ocs.org/en/latest/ https://github.com/akuchling/5­0-examples Andrew K. Feb 4, 2014 5:03 PM
RE: [DCPython] Re: Saturday, 2/1 PythonLab - Alex, Once again, thanks for your efforts Doug R. Feb 3, 2014 4:17 PM
RE: [DCPython] Re: Saturday, 2/1 PythonLab - Thanks Alex! I have added some pictures, but I had to select a date in the future, so the post is inaccurate. In other news, I have some good news and some bad news. The good news first! My library superiors are really excited about the group meeting Adam S. Feb 3, 2014 4:03 PM
Re: [DCPython] Re: Saturday, 2/1 PythonLab - Right, OK Adam I made you a Meetup event organizer so please create a posthumous event page for this event and then add pictures to it :-) Thanks all On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 10 Alex C. Feb 3, 2014 10:50 AM
RE: [DCPython] Re: Saturday, 2/1 PythonLab - Alex, No, there was no event page. The me Doug R. Feb 3, 2014 10:40 AM
Re: [DCPython] Re: Saturday, 2/1 PythonLab - Can you not add them to the event page? (Was there an event page for this event?) On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 10:25 AM, Jackie Kazil < Alex C. Feb 3, 2014 10:34 AM
Re: Saturday, 2/1 PythonLab - That's awesome!  I just looked, and it looks like maybe they can only be uploaded by some admins. I would reach out to Alex Clark about posting them.  -Jackie Jackie K. Feb 3, 2014 10:24 AM
Saturday, 2/1 PythonLab - Hello all! I have some photos of all of you that were at MLK on Saturday. I can't seem to find a place on the Meetup site that I can upload them, but I wanted to share! Any advice on how to upload them/where/who to send them? Best, Adam W.F. Sc Adam S. Feb 2, 2014 11:22 PM
Re: [DCPython] Intro Python Courses/Tutoring - Hi All, I've set up a hackpad for collaboration/sharing of learning resources. https://pythondc.hackpad.com/ Nathan D. Feb 1, 2014 3:22 PM
RE: [DCPython] Intro Python Courses/Tutoring - Here's a website of "good/must read" Python resources: Doug R. Feb 1, 2014 2:57 PM
Fwd: [DCPython] Intro Python Courses/Tutoring - Since the question came up at the study group today, here's a rerun: ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Kevin C. Feb 1, 2014 2:46 PM
Re: [DCPython] Learning Python - I'm in Room 1 of the Digital Commons right now, the one with the big DC Python sign in front of it. Anyone can stop by if they're here. -David David L. Feb 1, 2014 2:02 PM
Re: [DCPython] Learning Python - (moved to Dream Lab proper... more space!) On Sat, Feb 1, 2014 at 12:13 PM, Aaron Schumacher < Aaron S. Feb 1, 2014 1:25 PM
Open Data Day #DC - There's an introduction to Python session. http://dc.opendataday.org/ Yusuf A. Feb 1, 2014 1:08 PM
Re: [DCPython] Learning Python - How do we register? I'm coming with one person On Feb 1,[masked]:13 PM, "Aaron Schumacher" < [address removed] > wrote: james Feb 1, 2014 12:25 PM
Which saturday..what am I missing...there are so many pthyon emails.. - which Saturday for email training if not Feb 1, 2014...count me in...except for Feb 22 unless later in day.. ? where / when? Looking thru emails...but could this be like a meet up group...you just sign yes/no and no emails...I'm pages into emails karen Feb 1, 2014 12:23 PM
Re: [DCPython] Learning Python - Hi Python People! I've got the glass-walled meeting room DC 3 in the digital commons at MLK. I'm going to be head down on some project work for a while, but I've also got a couple Python things to mess with so come and join me i Aaron S. Feb 1, 2014 12:12 PM
RE: [DCPython] Learning Python - Adam, My son (he's 12), and I are going to try to make it. We can bring our laptops. Thanks. user 5. Jan 31, 2014 1:32 PM
Re: [DCPython] Learning Python - Thanks for getting the room Adam! Looking forward to meeting you (and everyone else) Saturday. -David David L. Jan 30, 2014 7:49 PM
Re: [DCPython] Need a Windows 7 boot DVD - Sure, apologies.  On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 5:40 PM, Alex Clark < [address removed] > wrote: Alen Jan 30, 2014 5:44 PM
Re: [DCPython] Need a Windows 7 boot DVD - He did say it was a last resort... John ZuHone Laboratory for High-Energy Astrophysics NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center John Z. Jan 30, 2014 5:40 PM
Re: [DCPython] Need a Windows 7 boot DVD - Hi Alen: FYI: this isn't a great place to ask that question, hopefully for obvious reasons. Sorry! On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 5:30 PM, Alen < Alex C. Jan 30, 2014 5:37 PM

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