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PEP Rally

Ever hear Python programmers refer to "PEP 8"? What about "The Zen of Python" (PEP 20)? What are these things?

PEPs are the Python community's way of designing and discussing language features & other aspects of the Python ecosystem. They describe technical implementations and non-technical processes and environments (sometimes in poetry format!). They're great for helping you understand why a language feature works the way it does or as documentation for more obscure aspects of Python. It's also a great way to keep yourself updated as to where the language is going.

We will conduct a tour of Python PEPs. It will cover some of the popular and important ones, some "greatest hits" and also look ahead at those under consideration for future Python enhancements.

We'll reserve time at the end for audience participation: bring your favorite PEP to share!

Thank you to tonight's sponsor, ProTech Training, who will be providing pizza for attendees.

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  • angela c.

    Hi, I am a web dev designer & a poet. Learning python to write code poems- poetry with code :) I hv tickets to support carlow univ poets- madwomen in attic - $20 gets a chance 2 win an ipad. C me tonight if interested.

    April 23, 2014

  • Stephen G.

    FYI: Park in the Bakery Square garage parking ramp, and come up to floor 5 for the event. There is actually a DIFFERENT event taking place on 6. See y'all soon!

    April 23, 2014

  • Zack G.

    CINTACS is currently looking for .NET and front-end developers.

    http://cintacs.com/resources/developer-positions-available

    Come find me tonight after the workshop or send your resume to [masked]

    CAN'T WAIT TO SEE EVERYONE TONIGHT AND LEARN SOME PYTHON!

    April 23, 2014

  • Ryan C.

    Regrettably, I have to cancel this time. Finals do not bode well with... well, anything.

    April 23, 2014

  • Scott M.

    ProTech has our 4-day hands-on Python class coming up May 27-30 in our downtown training center.
    http://www.protechtraining.com/python-programming-pt4474?c=Pittsburgh

    April 22, 2014

  • Shayman

    I am taking my first Python class on-line at Coursera (a fantastic free course). Though I have taught myself beginning level in several other languages prior. This is a hobby.
    Will this meeting still be good for me?
    Sound fun.

    April 12, 2014

    • Shayman

      Thanx, Nick. Darn, and I just found out that I work that evening. But I will try to attend the next general meeting. Thank you kindly.

      April 12, 2014

    • Nick S.

      You're welcome. Hope you can make it out soon.

      April 13, 2014

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