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PyGotham 2015 Discount!! - Hi all, PyGotham 2015 is fast approaching (8/15-16). We're offering 25% off tickets (normally $200) to the first 25 people to use the discount code NYCPYTHON-25, but hurry, the code expires in 25 hours (4:30 pm on 8/6). https://pygotham Andy D. Aug 5, 2015 3:32 PM
PyGotham 2015 CFP Extended! - Dear New York Pythonistas, As you may already know, Big Apple Py is hosting another PyGotham conference on the weekend of Aug 15-16! https://pygotham.org We want to invite you all to submit proposal to speak! https://pygotham.org/2015/t Andy D. Jun 16, 2015 12:46 AM
Video is posted! - Hello all, The first video from the Nov meetup (Web Framework Prison Fight) is live on HakkaLabs.co .  Anna Marie C. Dec 8, 2014 3:42 PM
PyGotham (Aug 16-17) Scholarships!! (Yee-haw!) http://pygotham.org - Howdy, PyGotham is fast approaching. We've been real busy putting things together, and we have an awesome schedule of talks lined up: http://pygot James P. Aug 4, 2014 6:51 PM
PyGotham is coming, Aug 16-17! http://pygotham.org - NYC Python is the world's largest and most active Python meetup group. (If you didn't already know!) We just crossed 5,500 members, and we're currently running four weekly events -- offi James P. Jul 24, 2014 4:39 PM
PyGotham 2014, NYC, Aug 16-17! Attend, Sponsor, Speak! - Big Apple Py , which brings you NYC Python & Flask-NYC , is hosting a Python conference on the weekend of August 16-17! James P. Jun 16, 2014 8:15 PM
AngelHack/NBCUniversal Hackathon - Hi everyone, AngelHack sent over the URL to register for the NBCUniversal hackathon. You can sign up at http://nbcuhackathon.eventb­rite.com/. You can find more information at http://www.meetup.com/nycpy­thon/sponsors/?sid=6589852. Sorr Andy D. May 30, 2014 11:47 AM
We need Office Hours space weekly, every Tues evening for approx. 50 people - Hi all, The NYC Python Meetup is in need of Office Hours space for a few hours every Tuesday evening, max 50 people. Long-term space would be awesome. But even if you can host for four consecutive Tuesdays, this is also great. In exchange, you comp Gloria W Apr 22, 2014 8:42 AM
Announcement re: changes to announcements - Hi all, I wanted to make obvious some changes to certain announcements. We no longer email job postings to this list. Job postings are now only posted here: http://www.meetup.com/nycpytho­n/messages/boards/forum/135824­9 Other events related to Gloria W Mar 23, 2014 10:05 AM
Recruiters: NO RECRUITING ALLOWED, not in email, not via Meetup message, not in-person. Get it? - Hi all, We recently had an another incident (!?!?!) where a recruiter became Gloria W Dec 10, 2013 11:08 PM
An incident involving a recruiter, and how we stuck to our policy - Hi all, So it is our policy to make these things publicly known, and here we go again. At tonight's Meetup we had a recruiter show up uninvited. When he approached one person who refused to give him details, he aggressively insisted and asked mor Gloria W Nov 5, 2013 10:43 PM
Host for PyData? - Hey All, I'm traveling to NYC for PyData next week from Chicago. I've been to SciPy and PyCon but missed the Santa Clara PyData. The experiences have been beyond my wildest imagination, I've made so many new f Jason W. Oct 30, 2013 4:50 PM
Looking for a venue for an upcoming PyData event: leads appreciated - Hi everyone, PyData, the conference organized by PyData.org that is devoted to developing and discussing Python tools for data analysis, will be held in NYC on November 8-10. Emily C. Oct 14, 2013 1:25 PM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - Has anyone tried using Visual Studio Tools for Python for a viable Python + Django dev environment? I will love to hear any experiences. Saptak S. Oct 4, 2013 7:03 PM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - +1 I find that PEP20 violations are much harder to live with than Gloria W Oct 4, 2013 6:55 PM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - Generally you don't want to check editor-specific files into version control.  This may be helpful (for Git, though applicable to others as well): https://github.com/githu Aidan F. Oct 4, 2013 6:46 PM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - Cpython library comes with a tool to auto indent, it works flawlessly most of the time. That being said, the best way is go through line by line too!  The other thing about pep8 validator is that some pep8 are not necessarily preferable. Let me p Yeukhon W. Oct 4, 2013 1:37 PM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - Roy you can fix that by making sure everyone uses autopep8 as a git hook On Oct 3,[masked]:13 PM, "Roy Smith" < [address removed] > wrote: Jeff R. Oct 4, 2013 12:18 AM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - On Oct 3, 2013, at 2:00 PM, Jonathan Vanasco wrote: Roy S. Oct 3, 2013 3:08 PM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - as a manager: employees and team members have ha Jonathan V. Oct 3, 2013 1:35 PM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - Pycharm is worth it; I use it, and i pay for annual renewals. People have mentioned the community edition, yes that's true. However, that's best for writing pure python. Pycharm, the paid version, has specif Jason W. Oct 3, 2013 11:34 AM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - Why don't you just trust your dev and get PyCharm for them?   Isaul put it best.   EMACS is only useful for someone who knows how to configure it and use it already.   If you have your developer use EMACS based on the Shaun F Oct 3, 2013 11:18 AM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - I love pycharms. Also one other option is PyDev plugin [with Django] for Eclipse. Does code completion, debugger, django auto project setup etc. No template support though On Saikiran Y. Oct 3, 2013 11:16 AM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - I definitely suggest buying PyCharm if your devs are not emacs/vim gurus. On Oct 3,[masked]:11 AM, "Aleksey Korzun" < [address removed] > wro Omar P. Oct 3, 2013 11:14 AM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - maybe invalid, where i'm an emacs bigot.. but there's are a lot of python/django support with emacs:   https://encrypted.google.com/s­earch?hl=e mark p. Oct 3, 2013 11:12 AM
RE: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - If it helps, have the dev try the eval version of pycharms before buying. Other tha Jason S. Oct 3, 2013 11:06 AM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - I use sublime text 2 with iTerm on my mac, and I use vagrant to run/create my python environment within a linux VM. Solves the problem of having to deal with Postgres or other DBs within the mac environment. I highly recommend it, though as an after thoug Mauro O. Oct 3, 2013 11:05 AM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - Not only can you get a free trial of PyCharms, they also have a free community edition: http://www.jetbrains.com/pycha­rm/ Aleksey K. Oct 3, 2013 11:04 AM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - As an IDE PyCharm is pretty nice. They also have a free community edition, so you can evaluate it. Even then, you can still evaluate the trial edition, which has all the features. Using Emacs or Vim is useful only if you k Isaul V. Oct 3, 2013 11:04 AM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - Brian, I use emacs with Jedi for everything python. However, I bought py charms and it's amazing. The only python IDE worth using, IMO Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 3, 2013, at 10:56 AM, Brian Gupta wrote: > > So, I' Edgar Oct 3, 2013 11:02 AM
Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development? - I'm a fan of using Pycharm if you like having a full-featured IDE with code completion, debugging and the likes. I believe, they just recently released a free version of their application, so it's def. more economical now. Otherwise, I just play in Cheney T. Oct 3, 2013 10:59 AM
Selecting an IDE for Django development? - So, I've been asked to buy PyCharms for a dev that works with me on a Django project, but he has never used it, and was just going on the recommendation of a single other developer that likes it. I have asked another dev, whom I trust that does Djang Brian G. Oct 2, 2013 11:17 AM
Re: [nycpython] From Devin Balkind of the Sahana Foundation: non-profit project orientation for python developers. - See also:  http://developersforgood.org/ (and the associated meetup ) On Wed Aidan F. Sep 26, 2013 12:23 AM
RE: [nycpython] From Devin Balkind of the Sahana Foundation: non-profit project orientation for python developers. - Would we have future opportunities to contribute to this project / non-profit? Jason S. Sep 25, 2013 8:01 PM
From Devin Balkind of the Sahana Foundation: non-profit project orientation for python developers. - This non-profit is doing great things. This is an excellent opportunity for new develop Gloria W Sep 25, 2013 7:35 PM
NYC Startup Job Fair: Oct 4th, requires preregistration - Preview not available Gloria W Sep 9, 2013 10:49 AM
Office Hours is Back! - First off, I'd like to thank everyone who responded to the request for hosts. It's folks like you who make these events possible, and it's amazing that we're able to get Office Hours back up and running on such short notice. Starting Tuesday, September Jon B. Sep 1, 2013 12:40 AM
Office Hours needs a generous new host - Over the past seven months, Office Hours has become a core event for NYC Python. It's served as a platform for many great talks and conversations, as well as a place to get general help with a project. Attendance has grown to 25 - 40 people per week, a Jon B. Aug 19, 2013 1:36 PM
Julython - Hey everyone, Julython starts today. Time to start catching up on those TODOs that you've been putting off or helping out with that project you've been meaning to contribute to. Instructions for how to get set up can be found at  http://w Andy D. Jul 1, 2013 12:56 PM
Re: [nycpython] Live-streaming of Machine Learning presentations tomorrow from Boston - Is the batch auto exec platform or is it on Kentucky fried chicken? Sent from my iPhone On Jun 24, 2013, at 10:53 AM, Ned Batchelder wrote: > Yes, if all goes well, it will be on the YouTube page. You can see > other pa James Jun 24, 2013 11:17 AM
Re: [nycpython] Live-streaming of Machine Learning presentations tomorrow from Boston - Yes, if all goes well, it will be on the YouTube page. You can see other past events of ours there (with varying quality of video...) --Ned. On 6/24/[masked]:40 AM, Gloria W wrote: > Ned, thank you! This is awesome. Will the stream also be record Ned B. Jun 24, 2013 10:47 AM
Re: [nycpython] Live-streaming of Machine Learning presentations tomorrow from Boston - Ned, thank you! This is awesome. Will the stream also be recorded in case people can't view it for some reason? Gloria > Hi all, > > I'm Ned, an organizer of the Boston Python user group. Tomorrow night, > we're having three talks about Machine Le Gloria W Jun 24, 2013 10:41 AM
Live-streaming of Machine Learning presentations tomorrow from Boston - Hi all, I'm Ned, an organizer of the Boston Python user group. Tomorrow night, we're having three talks about Machine Learning: http://www.meetup.com/bostonpy­thon/events/107649802/ We're going to live-stream the talks on our YouTube channel, s Ned B. Jun 24, 2013 7:33 AM
[REVISED] Python developer wanted for health hackathon tomorrow - Hi guys, Tendekai M. Jun 13, 2013 5:01 PM
Out-of-town, in-person (not online), non-free Python training events (approx $300-$375) - Contact Chris Calloway for details. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~­~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Gloria W Jun 11, 2013 9:40 PM
[New Meetup] COGNAC-celebration Monday (TOMORROW) in honor of the NYC MySQL Group's 101st Meetup event! - In addition to the COGNAC, there will be free beer, T-shirts, soda & desserts! (the event is totally free)  When: TOMORROW (MONDAY) evening at 6:30pm What: Real-Time Databases: Low Latency meets L Linda C. Jun 9, 2013 3:55 PM
[JOB] Moat.com Hiring Full time on site Python Engineers - Preview not available user 9. Jun 6, 2013 3:12 PM
[JOB] Python Developers Wanted! - AppNexus - Preview not available Sam T. Jun 4, 2013 3:45 PM
SciPy 2013 Ticket Giveaway - Hi All, We are giving away couple of tickets to SciPy 2013 conference. You can enter here http://www.pythonweekly.com/sc­ipy-2013/ Regards Rahul C. Jun 3, 2013 10:43 AM
Sound familiar? - You all will enjoy this: http://youtu.be/x1TsOHyJPpw Gloria Gloria W Jun 3, 2013 7:55 AM
[New Meetup MONDAY] (BEER, Swag, Pizza) New Operational Database: Scale-out Transactions & Real-time Analytics - Presented by Sergei Tsarev, Co-Founder & CTO, Clustrix with Dmitri Mikhailov, Principal Database Architect, TheLadders Free beer, pizza and swag! Full info:  Linda C. May 31, 2013 5:37 PM
Rockaway Hackathon on Saturday for National Day of Civic Hacking - Hey Pythonistas, This weekend is the National Day of Civic Hacking, and there are a few events in the city, but the one I want to call your attention to is out in Rockaway. James S. May 29, 2013 2:55 PM
[New Meetup TODAY] Big Data, NoSQL, Now What? +Beer +JunkFood +Swag - Presented by Ken Krupa, Chief Field Architect, MarkLogic Corporation Free beer, soda, desserts & swag! Full info: http://www.DatabaseMonth.com/d­ataba James G. May 22, 2013 3:56 AM
[event] MongoDB NYC is on June 21 - Hi all-  I thought that some of you might be interested in attending MongoDB NYC on June 21. This year's conference includes: - A full track on new features in M amy May 21, 2013 10:20 PM
Hacking Asbury: COWERKS50 50% discount code. - Quick announcement from down here at the Jersey Shore Tech meetup in Asbury Park... We are putting together a min-conf/hacking community event called Hacking Asbury... http://www.hackingasbury.com Use discount code COWERKS50 to receive 50% of Gloria W May 21, 2013 9:37 PM
Office Hours: This week's talk rescheduled. Next week's talk: need presenters - Hi all, This week's talk (tonight) is rescheduled. There's no substitute talk tonight. Sorry about that. Next week's talk will be a functional comparison of caching and message queue tools. If you've used ZeroMQ, RabbitMQ, Redis as a message que Gloria W May 21, 2013 10:37 AM
PyData Boston: Call-for Speakers - Preview not available John V. May 11, 2013 2:24 PM
Open Analytics NYC Summit: Early Bird Registration Open Until May 10th - Hello Everyone, Scott R. May 8, 2013 11:11 AM
passive, incognito job hunt on whitetruffle - Hello group, Some of you may already know this but I think it is useful to share Victor O. May 7, 2013 11:33 AM
Re: [nycpython] New Online Python/PyData Classes from Continuum Analytics - Tom K. May 6, 2013 9:14 PM
New Online Python/PyData Classes from Continuum Analytics - Passing on this announcement of Python for Finance, and Python for Science virtual classes, taught Gloria W May 6, 2013 3:50 PM
Deployment tools panel-style talk - Hi all, For our Office Hours Tuesday, I'd love to have some people talk about the pros and cons of various deployment tools. If you've used at least one tool such as chef, puppet, salt stack, fabric, bash, or anything else that comes to mind, and Gloria W May 2, 2013 11:19 AM
[pizza, drinks & swag] Database Month panel of 10gen / MongoDB CTO, Couchbase CEO & NuoDB CEO - Future of 21st Century Databases: CEO/CTO Discussion among Database Superstars Linda C. Apr 27, 2013 5:22 PM
MongoDB NYC is on June 21 - call for speakers ending - Hi all, I thought that some of you would be interested in attending the annual MongoDB conference in NYC. This year's event will be on June 21: ht Meghan Apr 18, 2013 8:26 PM
Slides from Jesse's Talk on Python Coroutines - Hi all - Thanks everyone for coming out to last night's meetup, to Gilt Groupe for hosting us and providing pizza, to James for provi Meghan Apr 17, 2013 3:04 PM
Re: [nycpython] [JOB] Python Developer for FinTech startup - In some jobs you may "make" more on paper but you need to look at the whole package. Some companies have a profit share tied to their 401k, my old company had an 8% match of salary, you needed 2 calendar yea Sean Apr 17, 2013 1:10 PM
Re: [nycpython] [JOB] Python Developer for FinTech startup - Preview not available Martin B. Apr 17, 2013 1:08 PM
Re: [nycpython] [JOB] Python Developer for FinTech startup - Preview not available Joshua K. Apr 17, 2013 12:59 PM
Re: [nycpython] [JOB] Python Developer for FinTech startup - I worked with those types of developers before Sean *ahem* :) On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 12:12 PM, Sean Talts < Aleksey K. Apr 17, 2013 12:55 PM
Re: [nycpython] [JOB] Python Developer for FinTech startup - I have to agree with this, adding that "better" is subjective. Maybe t Gloria W Apr 17, 2013 12:55 PM
Re: [nycpython] [JOB] Python Developer for FinTech startup - Make sure you are paying them properly and giving them career ad Paddy M. Apr 17, 2013 12:46 PM
Re: [nycpython] [JOB] Python Developer for FinTech startup - Give them a 2 year contract, spell out everything including renewal terms and buy out, and bring them on.  This is harsh but as an an employer or an employee you are entitle to the loyalty you buy by what you bring to the table.  Ie somethi Marc S. Apr 17, 2013 12:45 PM
Re: [nycpython] [JOB] Python Developer for FinTech startup - On Apr 17, 2013, at 12:09 PM, Gloria W wrote: Roy S. Apr 17, 2013 12:32 PM
Re: [nycpython] [JOB] Python Developer for FinTech startup - " I know some developers who prefer to work half a year and take the other half off traveling or whatever.  Not a bad lifestyle :)" Tom S. Apr 17, 2013 12:15 PM
Re: [nycpython] [JOB] Python Developer for FinTech startup - Yes, there are Python freelancers who take these types of jobs, based Gloria W Apr 17, 2013 12:08 PM
Re: [nycpython] [JOB] Python Developer for FinTech startup - I know some developers who prefer to work half a year and take the other half off traveling or whatever.  Not a bad lifestyle :) On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 12:01 PM, Jonathan Vanas Sean T. Apr 17, 2013 12:03 PM
Re: [nycpython] [JOB] Python Developer for FinTech startup - Are there actually Python developers in NYC who are open to 3 month contract work ? Jonathan V. Apr 17, 2013 11:58 AM
Public service announcement re: our drink-ups and event messages (followed by a happy announcement) - Certain things are getting a bit out of hand, and so this announcement has become necessary. Posting messages on any of our event pages which advertise any event, class, job, _any_ form of advertisement will get you banned and reported Gloria W Apr 17, 2013 12:22 AM
[JOB] Python Developer for FinTech startup - Cashpath Financial aims to change the way you think about banking. We believe that banking is broken and is not designed to make our lives easier. To fix it takes more than better checking accounts or better bill Brian Lee Yung R. Apr 16, 2013 12:07 PM
Re: [nycpython] [Job] Quick Python Job Needed - I read it as $50/hr, which is still low, but could be a good learning Gloria W Apr 14, 2013 2:14 PM
Re: [nycpython] [Job] Quick Python Job Needed - Ohhh 10-12 an hour, I take it competent is optional? Marc On Apr 14,[masked]:58 PM, "Parker Holcomb" < [address removed] > wrote Marc S. Apr 14, 2013 2:07 PM
[Job] Quick Python Job Needed - Hi Pythonists Job description as follows: Location: telecommute Hours : just a quick (~5 hr or less) contract project to start - more if we like each other When : ASAP. Toda Parker H. Apr 14, 2013 1:52 PM
Re: [nycpython] PyCon 2016 New York - Sorry for continuing this thread here, but I've only got one message for the group on this... Jonathan V. Apr 5, 2013 5:36 PM
[JOB] Python Developer at Montage Healthcare Solutions - Preview not available John P. Apr 4, 2013 7:18 PM
MakerBar Python Special Interest group, Wed April 3rd - Gloria W Mar 28, 2013 12:40 PM
Re: [nycpython] Python Developer - Job Opportunity in NY - Other groups have solved this problem by putting [JOB] in the subject. This allows you to create a mail filter which sends it to you trash. I'll start doing this here. ~G~ > Should we (can we?) set up a separate list for job offers, so that people i Gloria W Mar 28, 2013 9:55 AM
Re: [nycpython] Python Developer - Job Opportunity in NY - Should we (can we?) set up a separate list for job offers, so that people interested in hearing about Python Opportunities can subscribe to that list, and those uninterested can remain only on the primary NYCPython list? - Dan On Mar 28, 2013, at Dan C. Mar 28, 2013 9:51 AM
Re: [nycpython] Python Developer - Job Opportunity in NY - Good point. I asked this company to carefully read the posting rules, but I did not check their end result as meticulously as I normally do. This one slipped past me, sorry about that. There will be better filtering in the future. Gloria > The r Gloria W Mar 28, 2013 9:47 AM
Re: [nycpython] Python Developer - Job Opportunity in NY - The rules state that the company name must be mentioned. ------ Original Message ------ Received: 06:15 PM EDT, 03/27/2013 From: Adam Piede To: [address removed] Subject: [nycpython] Python Developer - Job David J. Mar 28, 2013 5:34 AM
Re: [nycpython] Python Developer - Job Opportunity in NY - I heard iSymmentry only hires amateurs, thanks for confirming that. On Mar 27,[masked]:15 PM, "Adam Piede" < [address removed] > wrote: Aleksey K. Mar 27, 2013 6:25 PM
Re: [nycpython] Python Developer - Job Opportunity in NY - Thanks but I'm not available. On Mar 27,[masked]:14 PM, "Adam Piede" < [address removed] > wrote: Paul W. Mar 27, 2013 6:19 PM
Python Developer - Job Opportunity in NY - Adam P. Mar 27, 2013 5:53 PM
Re: [nycpython] PyCon 2016 New York - On Sat, Mar 23, 2013 at 1:08 PM, Gloria W < [address removed] > wrote: Roy Hyunjin H. Mar 23, 2013 11:13 PM
Re: [nycpython] PyCon 2016 New York - Can whomever is interested in discussing/organizing this event start a Gloria W Mar 23, 2013 4:07 PM
Re: [nycpython] PyCon 2016 New York - Mike, please start a Google group for the purposes of planning this, a Gloria W Mar 23, 2013 1:48 PM
Re: [nycpython] PyCon 2016 New York - Hi all, Yeukhon W. Mar 23, 2013 1:41 PM
Re: [nycpython] PyCon 2016 New York - Prior to my recruiting days I was a trade show promoter and ran events in NYC and NJ and PA. I'd be happy to help in any capacity with this e Mike W. Mar 23, 2013 1:31 PM
Re: [nycpython] PyCon 2016 New York - I think since you're planning a PyCon, it should probably have the wor Gloria W Mar 23, 2013 1:30 PM
Re: [nycpython] PyCon 2016 New York - PyCNYC pronounced "pyck nyck"? -- Michael Selik Data Scientist, Infochimps Michael S. Mar 23, 2013 1:23 PM
Re: [nycpython] PyCon 2016 New York - Ok, so gather the info and put together a proposal. I'd love to see so Gloria W Mar 23, 2013 1:23 PM

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