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New Meetup: sfpython presents Raymond Hettinger (core python developer) and lightening talks

Grace L.
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Group Organizer
San Francisco, CA
Announcing a new Meetup for San Francisco Python Meetup Group!

What: sfpython presents Raymond Hettinger (core python developer) and lightening talks

When: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 6:30 PM

Where: Lolapps
116 New Montgomery Street, #700
San Francisco, CA 94105

sfpython will close the year with our last meet-up featuring a few lightening talks from our members (Yes, that's YOU) and Raymond Hettinger (core python developer and PSF member) on Wed Nov 10. We are really excited that Raymond will be visiting us from Southern Cal and I'd like to thank Lolapps for making that happen and for offering up their office to host this gathering and provide food, beer, games .... Thank you! It should be a fun time.

If you'd like to participate in lightening talks, please submit topics during RSVP process. Click here­ if you are wondering what the heck lightening talks are :-)

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Featured Speaker's Bio:
Raymond Hettinger is a core developer for the Python language and serves as a board member for the Python Software Foundation. He is responsible for introducing generator expressions, creating the itertools module, optimizing the implementation, and designing several builtin functions including any(), all(), set(), frozenset(), sorted(), reversed() and enumerate(). He is active in the developer newsgroup and maintains several third-party Python tools including a matrix/eigenvalue package and a generic puzzle solving framework. He is the author of 40+ recipes in the ASPN Python cookbook and recently published The Python Programming Language along side Guido Van Rossum and others. He has also been featured as the keynote speaker at Italian PyCon 2008.

Abstract:
Will be provided shortly but it is along the line of insanely cool and useful stuff to make you better at python.

Agenda
6:30p - Check-in and mingle, with Pizza and Beer provided by our sponsor Lolapps
7.10p - Welcome and Lightening Talks (5 minutes each)
8.00p - Featured Speaker
9.00p - Q & A and more Mingling, Ping pong/beer pong...
9:30p - Door close and moving the party to John Colins

Sounds good? Feel free to ping me with questions or suggestions -

Cheers,

Grace

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