April Meetup

Join us for the monthly Python Users Group meetup! Whether you are a beginner or an advanced user, come and meet others and learn and share what you know.

Enthought is our sponsor this month's general meetup! Enthought is the maker of the Python software packages for scientific computing Canopy and Canopy Express. More details on Canopy Express can be found at: https://www.enthought.com/products/canopy/features/

 

 

Presentation 1:

Speakers: Mike Pan and Rise Riyo

See http://molecularviewbook.org/

Mike is the co-auther of the soon-to-be released, _Mastering Blender Game Engine_ :
http://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Blender-Game-Engine-Mike/dp/1435456629/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1362506883&sr=1-1&keywords=mike+pan+blender+game+engine

 

Presentation 2:

Speaker: Kurt Smith from Enthought

Kurt has been using Python in scientific computing for nearly ten years, and has developed tools to simplify the integration of performance-oriented languages with Python. He received his B.S. in physics and applied mathematics from the University of Dallas, and his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His doctoral research focused on the application of fluid plasma models to astrophysical systems, involving the composition of high-performance simulations of plasma turbulence.

Topic: Canopy Express

 

 

Note about Parking: Please Park on the streets around the Ansir Innovation Center, the parking lot is for Pangea bakery customers.

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  • Judy J.

    I would have liked more on the blender game engine.

    April 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was good

    April 26, 2013

  • Kat

    It was great! Thanks to Enthought for sponsoring with pizza! (:

    April 25, 2013

  • Steve De L.

    Huge crowd. Loved the blender game engine solution formolecular research.

    April 25, 2013

  • Gautam

    looks like a pretty big turnout though. Impressive

    April 25, 2013

  • Gautam

    was very much looking forward to the event tonight. But I had to be Dad tonight. See you all at the next one hopefully.

    April 25, 2013

  • Bill S.

    Unfortunately it looks like I won't be able to make it tonight after all, sorry!

    April 25, 2013

  • Rocky

    Looking forward to the talks. Thanks to Enthought for sponsoring! Regarding Enthought: I'd be interested in hearing more about the advantages / disadvantages of Enthought's EPD_free compared to PythonXY and Anaconda with respect to scientific computing. I am familiar with Numba, Blaze, etc., but these are a bit too early in their development for me to be focused on them - what is Enthought's advantage over PythonXY or Anaconda for general scientific computation?

    April 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This will be my first pydev meeting and I can't wait to come

    April 25, 2013

  • Louis B.

    I am looking forward to being there.

    April 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry to miss the meeting. Am attending the Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose.

    1 · April 24, 2013

  • Matt M

    Sorry will be on vacation. See you guys next month!

    April 24, 2013

  • Kendall

    Thanks to Enthought for sponsoring this meetup and pizza!

    April 24, 2013

  • Gautam

    just want to see what all the hype is about. I've not used python before

    1 · April 23, 2013

  • Brad T.

    Hoping to meet some Django folks

    April 22, 2013

Our Sponsors

  • NanoImaging Services

    NanoImaging Services kindly hosted & catered for our conda presentation.

  • Eastridge

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  • Ansir Innovation Center

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  • Brightscope

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  • Qualcomm

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  • Enthought

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