Project Night at Disqus

  • August 20, 2014 · 6:15 PM

On August 20, SF Python will bring its Project Night to Disqus.

Please email the leadership team if you are interested in:

• leading a tutorial

• being a mentor

• sponsoring alcoholic beverages

Who should attend?

• New to Python and want to work with other Pythonistas

• Experienced devs who want to hack on your work, personal or open-source projects

• Experienced devs who want to mentor others (please sign-up here)

The plan:

6:15p Begin check-in

6:40p Introductions: tell us about your project and/or the kind of help you seek

6:50p Make yourself comfortable and start hacking, or attend one of the tutorials

9:30p Wrap up

Example of projects to hack on:

• Personal side projects - your web application or personal learning project

• Open source projects - work on open issues or recruit developers for your project

• Work projects - work on anything you like and bounce ideas around

To help us get more organized, please submit your project ideas here: http://goo.gl/7TpRP5

To see what others are working on or to sign up for tutorials, click here: http://goo.gl/cTQ65t - We've currently got a Pyramid tutorial and an intermediate level asycio in Python 3.4 tutorial to offer...

Feel free to reach out to one of us in the leadership team with questions and suggestions. Looking forward to meeting you!

*CHECK-IN PROCESS*

Doors will open at 6:15pm to allow enough time for the check-in process. Please update the name on your account to reflect your FIRST NAME and LAST NAME. Disqus and our organizers will be checking IDs at the door. Please enter your full name here. You WILL ONLY be allowed into the event if we have your first and last name (that matches the name on your ID) prior to the event. Since alcohol will be served at the event, we ask that any underage attendees RSVP directly to the meetup host.


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  • Simeon F.

    If anybody wanted my slides or sample code (yes I have a mostly completed game) it's all available from http://simeonfranklin.com/blog/2014/aug/21/python-beginners-pyglet/

    August 21

  • Timothy L.

    Picked up some good pointers for my xml parsing project

    August 21

    • Timothy L.

      shout out to "JJ" from Twitter for the help- Thanks!

      2 · August 21

    • Simeon F.

      Those #tweeps are so helpful :)

      August 21

  • Erik C.

    Awesome meetup! Thanks for putting this together and making it accessible to people of all skillsets.

    1 · August 21

  • Stephen T.

    I got some requests for the slides and github link for the data-microscopes tutorial I gave tonight:

    Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/tustephen/datamicroscopes
    Github: https://github.com/datamicroscopes

    For those who attended: Thanks! I hope you got something out of it

    1 · August 20

  • Max H.

    I unfortunately cannot make it due to a class conflict :/ as a side note, Any flask tutorials in the future?

    August 20

  • Sharon

    I am going to have to miss this event today. A small but urgent project has come up. Sorry to miss it.

    August 20

  • Jonathan S.

    Last week my name was not on the list, even though I RSVPd. How can I make sure I'm on the list this time?

    August 20

    • Simeon F.

      Hey Jonathan - clicking on your profile shows that Meetup thinks you have only rsvp'ed to one meetup - tonight! Meetup doesn't show you as rsvp'ing for last weeks event and that's why we didn't have you on the list. Maybe it was Meetup's fault somehow - the good news is that your RSVP for tonight is secure! See you tonight!

      August 20

  • Ahmer K.

    It's too bad that I can't join this one. Will try for the next one.

    August 20

  • T. Caroline K.

    Oh my 'dream' is creating a on-demand internet streaming company for movies that remain 'free' under content offered and scale from there.

    August 19

  • T. Caroline K.

    I'm coming to learn. My HP CORE i5 is not a laptop- so hang in there as I tailgate.

    August 19

  • Joe S.

    I'll be working on https://github.com/twitter/commons/issues/317.

    If anyone has questions about Twitter Commons or Pants (pantsbuild.github.io) let me know!

    1 · August 19

    • Simeon F.

      I'm coming to see you about getting a change committed :)

      1 · August 19

  • Steve P.

    Is there secure bike parking at the facility?

    August 19

  • Simeon F.

    Update on tutorials: Stephen Tu will be teaching an intermediate/Advanced class on Machine Learning with his project data-microscopes.

    I'll be teaching a "Learning Python with Simple Games" class featuring Pyglet and 2d game creation. aimed at Python beginners.

    August 19

  • Andrew z.

    I am new to python; could you let me know what kind of tutorials will be in tomorrow's Meetup? Thanks!

    2 · August 18

    • Simeon F.

      We have an intermediate tutorial on async IO in Python 3.4, a beginner's walk-through of the Pyramid tutorial, probably a Flask class, and probably a Python-for-beginners class.

      3 · August 18

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