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looking for the Justin who said he would talk this month - Sorry for the noise, everyone. We have a surprising number of Justins in our group, and I apparently thought I would remember exactly which one promised to talk. Next time I’ll take better notes. :-) In the mean time, if you’re the Justin who said Doug H. Aug 31, 2015 11:25 AM
Re: [pyatl] Python topic at AtlantaPHP, Sep. 3rd, 7pm - Good evening group,  I run a non profit organization that teaches coding and robotics to children from low income communities. I'm looking for programmers that would like to teach kids languages such as HTML, PHP, Ja William O. Aug 24, 2015 8:30 PM
Python topic at AtlantaPHP, Sep. 3rd, 7pm - Hi everyone! I lead the AtlantaPHP User Group and I wanted to let you know that the presentation at our upcoming meeting is Python related - about using the Fabric library for web app deployment and admin ta Chris S. Aug 24, 2015 8:11 PM
we need a new logo! - Hi, everyone! As I mentioned last night at the meeting, I would like some help from within the group to design a new logo for our meetup site and for us to use on signs advertising the meetings at Manuel’s. If you have any artistic inclinations, plea Doug H. Aug 14, 2015 9:06 AM
Meetup details changed: Python Atlanta Meetup - I've updated speaker list on the Meetup site for this week. Adrienne will be giving us an update on the local PyLadies chapter, and I will be talking about Smiley, a tracing debugger I've been working on. For more details, see the full listing: Doug H. Aug 9, 2015 9:47 AM
Sr Python oppty for gaming system with cool intown digital agency on Eastside Beltline - Hi there, Doug S. Aug 6, 2015 12:10 PM
Re: [pyatl] Atlanta Wins! Thank you for your support - Congratulations, JR! > On Jul 10, 2015, at 1:32 PM, JR Rickerson wrote: > > Good afternoon Pythonistas! > > This morning, the State Department announced the winners for Fishackathon 2015, and our team from Atlanta, "KnowFi Doug H. Jul 10, 2015 3:17 PM
Re: [pyatl] Atlanta Wins! Thank you for your support - That's fantastic!  Well done everyone! Chris Luehmann crluehmann@gmail.c Chris L. Jul 10, 2015 1:34 PM
Atlanta Wins! Thank you for your support - Good afternoon Pythonistas! This morning, the State Department announced the winners for Fishackathon 2015, and our team from Atlanta, "KnowFish," has won the People's Choice award!  Two of our tea JR R. Jul 10, 2015 1:31 PM
looking for speakers for the next few months - Hi, folks, We have several open speaking slots in August and October. August is the anniversary for our PyLadies chapter, so we’ll give priority to PyLadies members who would like to present, but if we don’t have any takers we do have open slots Doug H. Jul 10, 2015 12:06 PM
Re: [pyatl] espeak with python -­ions/638391 Aarsh T. Jul 8, 2015 10:26 PM
espeak with python - I hope everyone is well, I am looking for some help with espeak the text to speech tool. Is anyone in the community used a tool like this before? -- Thanks, Gary G M. Jul 7, 2015 1:38 PM
sudoku challenge judging this week! - Folks, don’t forget, the judging for the sudoku solver challenge will be held this at this week’s meetings. I know several of you have been working on improved versions of the solver, and I’m looking forward to seeing what the results are. Put your Doug H. Jul 5, 2015 6:57 PM
Re: [pyatl] Python Mentors? - Folks, Udacity, cybercoders, and cybrary are some great FREE resources. As well youtube and just google searches. I recommend paying for CBTnuggets, you get all the training videos, labs, and practice tests G M. Jul 3, 2015 6:34 PM
Re: [pyatl] Python Mentors? - Hi David, What you are asking about is what I was hoping this Meetup would be about. I'm a Network Infrastructure Engineer (routing, switching, firewalls, loadbalancing, etc.) and would like to keep growing my overall Ellis Jul 3, 2015 6:15 PM
Re: [pyatl] Python Mentors? - That’s great information to have, David, thanks for shari Doug H. Jul 3, 2015 3:06 PM
Re: [pyatl] Python Mentors? - David J. Jul 3, 2015 2:15 PM
Re: [pyatl] Python Mentors? - Wow! I just checked the pricing. Why pay so much when you can learn Python on your own? If you need some discipline, take Coursera or EDX MOOCS. Amit On Fri Amit Jul 3, 2015 12:33 PM
Re: [pyatl] Python Mentors? - Hey David, How do you like the class? I'm assuming it's not bad considering you've continued up to level 4. Eila E. Jul 3, 2015 11:34 AM
Re: [pyatl] Python Mentors? - I'd be down to work with you. Feel free to contact me. On Jun 27, 2015, at 15:24, David Jackson < Robert Belozi L. Jun 27, 2015 8:46 PM
Re: [pyatl] Python Mentors? - There's always irc. You can ask as many questions there as you'd like and they'll likely be answered immediately (depending on the time of day and whether anyone is paying attention at the moment). A cha Mark Y. Jun 27, 2015 3:39 PM
Python Mentors? - I hope this isn't inappropriate, but I David J. Jun 27, 2015 3:22 PM
Vote For Atlanta for Fishhackathon 2015 - Hello PyAtl, I hope this doesn't bother anyone, but I just wanted to ask for your support in the People's Choice award for Fishackathon 2015.  You can vote for Atlanta's team here: JR R. Jun 23, 2015 11:54 AM
Re: [pyatl] List moderation - So for those of us who aren't accustomed to contributing but once or twice, does this pilot migration to affect us yet? On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at Cameron K. Jun 22, 2015 11:38 PM
Re: [pyatl] List moderation - OK, I’ve gone ahead and done that, for now. Let’s see how it goes. Doug > On Jun 22, 2015, at 6:29 PM, Skylar Saveland wrote: > > Maybe try opening it up to no moderation and then move to when we get spa Doug H. Jun 22, 2015 7:45 PM
Re: [pyatl] List moderation - Please! Provide different lists for announcements and discussions wherever you land for list provisioning. That's a lesson from 'the good old days' that's best not forgotten. Thanks On Jun 22 Terry K. Jun 22, 2015 7:34 PM
Re: [pyatl] List moderation - I agree with Skylar's approach on this - see how difficult moderating the spam is, and employ better tools if it's hard for the few of us to manage. On Jun 22,[masked]:29 PM, "Skylar Saveland" &l JR R. Jun 22, 2015 6:44 PM
Re: [pyatl] List moderation - Maybe try opening it up to no moderation and then move to when we get spammed? On Jun 22,[masked]:17 PM, "Jessica Brown" < Skylar S. Jun 22, 2015 6:28 PM
Re: [pyatl] List moderation - I like to hear these discussions so please don;t remove me from the list thank you. I will contribute to the conversations, but haven't had time do much contributing, sorry. sincerely, Jessica Jessica B. Jun 22, 2015 6:15 PM
Re: [pyatl] List moderation - Doug H. Jun 22, 2015 9:54 AM
Re: [pyatl] python language definitions - Thank you all for you input and suggestions. I think I got it.. I would like to say how gracious this community has been in answeri jason s. Jun 22, 2015 8:09 AM
Re: [pyatl] List moderation - I think you've got a good point there. Sometimes its been hard to have a discussion with people (though ive been bad about being interactive lately). If has a system that allows flagging of bad Rob F. Jun 22, 2015 7:51 AM
List moderation - Up until this point I have kept the meetup mailing list fully moderated to eliminate a spam problem we had a few years ago. This week we have had a lot of messages posted from members, and I think that's a good thing for us to keep up. Have me moderate po Doug H. Jun 22, 2015 7:47 AM
Re: [pyatl] python language definitions - Jason, and group... there are a lot of free training offerings out there amd they are all very useful! My #1 recommendation for anyone is learnpythonthehardway. G M. Jun 21, 2015 11:45 PM
Re: [pyatl] python language definitions - Pete E. Jun 21, 2015 11:04 PM
Re: [pyatl] python language definitions - Hey Jason, A dictionary is a great idea, but unfortunately it won't help you here, since itersLeft is a variable as Skylar pointed out, and not actually part of Pythons syntax. When I first st Charlie Jun 21, 2015 10:44 PM
Re: [pyatl] python language definitions - In your example, 'itersLeft' is a variable name and completely arbitrary. You could change it to anything such as 'foo' or 'bar' and the script would function the same. The name itersLeft was chosen beca Jaxon P. Jun 21, 2015 9:24 PM
Re: [pyatl] python language definitions - itersLeft is a variable name, chosen at the programmer's discretion. It is short for "iterations remaining" in this program. On Jun 21,[masked]:06 PM, "jason smith" < Skylar S. Jun 21, 2015 8:17 PM
python language definitions - To all: jason s. Jun 21, 2015 7:47 PM
Re: [pyatl] Sudoku solver challenge - Is anyone going after a machine learning solution? I'm wondering if a RNN might be turned to nefarious ends. Not probably the fastest method. Bradley On Bradley Y. Jun 12, 2015 11:20 AM
Sudoku solver challenge - Last night Jason introduced the Sudoku solver challenge — write the fastest algorithm for solving the puzzles, and win dinner and a $100 gift card. An example and the rules for the challenge are in the git repository: Doug H. Jun 12, 2015 9:27 AM
Tech404 Slack #python chatroom - Hi all, I’m Zac S. Feb 23, 2015 12:55 PM
looking for a speaker for March 12 - We have one speaker on the schedule right now for the March 12 meeting. I’d like to have at least one other, so if you’re interested in speaking please let me know. Doug Doug H. Feb 18, 2015 12:49 PM
April meeting date changed to 16th - For our April meeting we are hosting a special guest speaker. Paul Hildebrandt, Senior Engineer with Walt Disney Animation Studios, will be speaking about how they used Python to create the movie Big Hero 6. To accommodate Paul’s travel schedule, we Doug H. Jan 8, 2015 11:57 AM
please don't send money through - Preview not available Doug H. Dec 19, 2014 3:17 PM
GSU ACM Chapter Call for talkers - Hi Geeks,     I wonder if anyone wants to give a talk in GSU. Its pretty cool if you can share your  张磊 Nov 10, 2014 11:02 AM
looking for speakers for November 13 meeting - Preview not available Doug H. Sep 30, 2014 11:05 AM
Talker needed in GSU ACM chapter - Hi Geeks,     I wonder if anyone wants to give a talk in GSU. Its pretty cool if you can share your  张磊 Sep 3, 2014 11:09 AM
PyLadies Chapter Anniversary - This month we are celebrating the 2nd anniversary of our PyLadies chapter! Anyone interested in Python is always welcome at any of our meetings, but every August we make a special effort to encourage the members of the PyLadies group to meet wi Doug H. Aug 9, 2014 1:52 PM
Re: [pyatl] Fwd: Wing IDE 5.0.7 released - Hey Brian, I've been using PyCharm for about a year and I love it. Great version control and library management for requirements. I use it with iTe Leo L. Jul 9, 2014 3:26 PM
Re: [pyatl] Fwd: Wing IDE 5.0.7 released - I installed Pycharm community edition three weeks ago. Pros: Reduced the forgot-a-comma/misspelled-vari­able  errors significantly over Gvim + pyflakes. Arg list Cliff K. Jul 9, 2014 2:19 PM
Re: [pyatl] Fwd: Wing IDE 5.0.7 released - I've used pycharm, and have since purchased IntelliJ IDEA which provides plugins to provide all of the same functionality of all of the jetbrains IDEs, and I love it, I use it for all if my django development. It integrates with git and Jesse L. Jul 9, 2014 2:13 PM
Re: [pyatl] Fwd: Wing IDE 5.0.7 released - While we're at it: how about PyCharm? ** This message was sent from my phone. On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 11:43 AM, Doug Hellmann Brian H. Jun 16, 2014 12:58 PM
Fwd: Wing IDE 5.0.7 released - During our discussion of development environments at the last meeting, I had trouble remembering the name of some of the apps, including Wing. Does anyone have experience using Wing for development? Doug Begin forwarded message: > From: Wing Doug H. Jun 16, 2014 11:42 AM
looking for speakers for June - Preview not available Doug H. May 8, 2014 8:49 PM
need another talk for next week - Hi, folks, Last month flew by faster than I realized, and when I checked the schedule for next week I found we only have one talk. If anyone is interested in filling the gap, let me know! Doug Doug H. Apr 1, 2014 4:30 PM
Slides and code from Redis talk - For those who were interested, here are the slides and example code from my talk at the last meetup. Slides: Example code: Sean S. Mar 23, 2014 8:12 PM
Re: [pyatl] possibly canceling meeting this week - Preview not available Rick C. Feb 12, 2014 1:53 PM
Re: [pyatl] possibly canceling meeting this week - Preview not available Doug H. Feb 12, 2014 1:20 PM
possibly canceling meeting this week - Preview not available Doug H. Feb 10, 2014 10:35 AM
Fwd: Great Wide Open: Early Bird Tickets On Sale Now - Preview not available Doug H. Feb 4, 2014 2:10 PM
ANN: Python Events Calendar - Now with Twitter feed - Via the PSF-members list: ______________________________­______________________________­____________ ANNOUNCING Python Events Calendars - Now with Twitter feed maintained by the Python Software Foundation (PSF) Doug H. Jan 29, 2014 7:39 AM
Slides From Last Month's Cryptography Talk - Here are the slides from Last Month's talk on using Python for code-breaking; specifically using a hill climbing algorithm to break simple substitution ciphers. John H. Jan 9, 2014 7:12 PM
Meetup details changed: Python Atlanta Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­tlanta/events/154839752/ When : Thursday, January 9, 2014 Doug H. Jan 5, 2014 12:48 PM
looking for a speaker for next week - Preview not available Doug H. Jan 3, 2014 11:05 AM
Source code for my authentication-authorization talk - The code I demonstrated during the authentication-authorization talk is available at­ske/role-auth-and-auth Thanks, Cliff K. Dec 18, 2013 5:43 PM
Re: [pyatl] PyAtl December: Speak Up! - Preview not available daniel r. Dec 7, 2013 11:48 PM
PyAtl December: Speak Up! - tl;dr:  You should give a lightning talk at PyAtl on December 12. Yes, you! Wat?  We're doing something a little different this month at PyAtl: instead of our normal long format talks, we&# daniel r. Dec 2, 2013 11:18 PM
PyATL This Thursday - Preview not available daniel r. Nov 11, 2013 9:59 PM
PyTennessee CFP - Preview not available Doug H. Oct 2, 2013 11:09 AM
presentations for October and November - There are still a few open slots on the speaking schedule for October and November. If you're working on an interesting project you would like to talk about, or have found a cool tool you'd like to share, drop me a line and I will add you to the schedule. Doug H. Sep 13, 2013 9:13 AM
operator overloading presentation - The source for my operator overloading presentation is in the git repository under­/tree/master/2013-09/operator-­overloading Doug Doug H. Sep 13, 2013 9:12 AM
Meetup details changed: Python Atlanta Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­tlanta/events/133898682/ When : Thursday, September 12, 2 Doug H. Sep 8, 2013 8:57 AM
Contest to win a Python-related Book - You can win a book about the Sikuli test environment that uses images rather than text to test for working code.  http://wol Wolf H. Sep 7, 2013 11:49 AM
Prefix Tree slides and Call for Presenters :: Django ATL - Greetings Pythonistas, Some folks asked me for the GitHub URL for the pystogram / Prefix Tree talk I gave last week. In case anyone else wanted them:   Slides:  user 9. Aug 15, 2013 1:30 PM
Financial Assistance | PyCon 2014 in Montréal - The PyCon financial aid program is accepting applications. If you are interested in attending, but cost is a factor, help is available.­tance/ Doug Doug H. Aug 15, 2013 9:03 AM
Re: [pyatl] Call for Lightning Talks - I have moved to Birmingham. Therefore, please remove my name from your list. Thanks John Lobdell On Jul 22, 20 user 6. Jul 23, 2013 8:12 AM
Re: [pyatl] Call for Lightning Talks - Hi JR, I'd like to do a lightning talk (~5-10 mins) on a command-line tool I hacked together for log file analysis, with a brief diversion to point out a data structure (prefi user 9. Jul 22, 2013 2:53 PM
Call for Lightning Talks - Greetings PyATL, I hope everyone is doing well today. As you may have heard, our meeting on Thursday, August 8th will consist primarily of presentations from the PyLadies ATL gro JR R. Jul 22, 2013 1:06 PM
Youth Code Camp - July 15th - ATL Tech Village - Richard Jun 30, 2013 3:21 PM
Fwd: Ruthlessly Efficient. Infinitely Practical. Save 50% on *new* + key Python ebooks - I don't do this very often, but this deal looks like it would really benefit the group, so I am forwarding it in case you don't subscribe to O'Reil Doug H. Jun 19, 2013 8:07 AM
Fwd: 2013 NCDevCon Call For Speakers / Registration - Preview not available Doug H. Jun 13, 2013 9:56 AM
Python Community Training Events - Here are some upcoming Python community training events organized by the Triangle Python Users Group: PyOhio PyCamp 2013 offered July 22-26, 2013 at Ohio State University in conjunction with the PyOhio 2013 regional Python conference: http://trizpug.or Chris C. Jun 9, 2013 9:48 PM
Poll: Which day works for you? - Hello Pythonistas, The Jam Session last night seemed to go pretty well - most people seemed to manage to find the new location easily enough and Sagepath was very hospitable to us in helping us to avoid any parking JR R. Jun 5, 2013 8:54 AM
Jam Session Location - Good Morning Everyone! I hope this finds you all well.  I just wanted to call attention to the fact that I've officially changed the location for the Jam Session meeting tomorrow.  We'll likely be meeting at JR R. Jun 3, 2013 9:58 AM
BPM - SpiffWorkflow / Other? - Hello all - For a mobile project I am needing to implement a BPMS layer into the architecture and we are determining if python is our correct approach for the REST interfaces as well as the backend .  Reid M. Jun 2, 2013 1:42 PM
Python-generated animation of unemployment by county - Hi all At the last meetup I showed a few of you an animated map by county of unemployment.  I've posted the image and the source in a blog. Thanks to Bill for tips on startin Brian H. May 18, 2013 5:15 PM
Re: [pyatl] brainstorming PyATL presentation topics - Hello, Monday! Here's the link: On May 13, 2013, at 10:22 AM, Doug Hellmann wrote: > I've put together a Google Moderator page to list topics that would be int Doug H. May 13, 2013 11:42 AM
brainstorming PyATL presentation topics - I've put together a Google Moderator page to list topics that would be interesting to have someone present on. I added a few items that were already on my list, but I need your help to come up with more ideas. If you have a topic you want to present, j Doug H. May 13, 2013 10:20 AM
Fwd: Join Us: Google I/O Extended Atlanta - Pythonistas: Here's the newsletter for the Google IO meeting if you&# JR R. May 9, 2013 9:44 PM
Jam Session Tonight Cancelled - Guys, I'm sorry to have to do this, but tonight's Jam Session meeting is going to have to be cancelled.  I've tried finding a new location over the past month when I could, and it's turning out to be JR R. May 7, 2013 9:51 AM
Django Tutor for Django-Ajax-Selects - Hello, I am looking for a Django tutor.  Will provide hourly compensation to specifically assist me in integrating Django-Ajax-Selects into an application I am building. Please ping me to let me know your rate and I will user 8. Apr 22, 2013 5:32 PM
Jam Session Meetings: Looking for a new venue! - Greetings all, As most of you know, I play host to the Jam Session meetups every first Tuesday of the month.  We had our first venue close down, and now that summer has started, there has been some pressure from our JR R. Apr 12, 2013 1:36 PM
Google I/O Event: Atlanta - Hell Pythonistas, I hope this afternoon finds you well.  If you were at the meeting last night you heard me announce the invitation to the Google I/O meeting here in Atlanta.  In case you didn't make it last night, he JR R. Apr 12, 2013 1:17 PM
pyatl account on github - I had a few people ask last night where to get the code from the presentations. We have a group account on github at and many of the examples from presentations from past meetings are posted there. Cliff, Ryan, and Daniel if y Doug H. Apr 12, 2013 11:35 AM
Re: [pyatl] are you a consultant? - Lots of interest in this! I've published the list on the meetup site at Doug On Apr 4, 2013, at 10:46 AM, Doug Hellmann wrote: > Hi, everyone, > > I am freque Doug H. Apr 4, 2013 1:34 PM
are you a consultant? - Hi, everyone, I am frequently asked to recommend consultants for Python-related work in the Atlanta area. I know several people who do consult, but it occurred to me that we may have more members who would be interested than I know about. I would like Doug H. Apr 4, 2013 10:46 AM
Inheritance in Django Formsets - Hey guys, If you want custom functionality in a Django formset, the documentation says to do something like below: class BaseAuthorFormSet(BaseModelFor­mSet): def clean(self): custom_stuff() ... AuthorForm Ben O. Apr 3, 2013 2:51 PM
Re: [pyatl] looking for speakers for April 11 - Thanks for the upvote Michael.  This one is going to take place during the May meeting -- the April one was full. On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 2:32 PM, Michael Potter Aleksey V. Apr 2, 2013 2:54 PM
NASA Space Apps Challenge in Atlanta - Hi everybody, If you're a space nerd, you should come to Zac S. Apr 2, 2013 2:37 PM

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