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Think Python 2e Book Club
Join us as we work through the book Think Python 2e. This is an introduction to Python 3. The book is available for free from Green Tea Press in HTML and PDF formats. http://greenteapress.com/wp/think-python-2e/ You can purchase a hard copy of the book using our affiliate link here: Think Python: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1491939362/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1491939362&linkCode=as2&tag=akronwit-20&linkId=42c253a4fe26e1f122433f82c6d4059b) **Note that we do get a small commission when you use the above link, though the price is the same for you when you buy using our link vs. searching Amazon.com. We will meet monthly for book club, completing 4-5 chapters each month and have a scheduled complete date of February 2018. We may adjust velocity as we see how we progress through the book. In addition to these meetings, there are monthly hack nights where you can work on the exercises with others. We also have Slack channel devoted to the book club so that you can post questions/comments about the work and find others to pair with (highly encouraged!!!). Email info@akronwit.org to be invited to the Slack Team if you are not already! We will also host some online office hours to connect and ask questions regarding the material. For this fifth and final meetup read through the entire book, including Analysis of Algorithms.

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About this Meetup

Are you a woman interested in learning to code? Are you a women who loves to code but wants to learn more or are interested in mentoring other women? Akron Women in Tech wants you to join our community of women and friends who are interested in learning to code websites and mobile applications. No experience required. We are looking for learners, teachers, mentors, and tech enthusiasts.

Who should join?

We are looking for women in the areas surrounding Akron who are interested in learning how to program, have fun, and build a community. No prior programming experience is necessary but you should bring a laptop and be familiar with basic computer skills, like editing a text document.

Why should members join?

Our mission is to improve the gender gap problem in the Akron area. We can't be successful without members who are eager to learn or teach.

What can members expect out of the group?

Members of this group will learn to write a introductory to intermediate code in a number of different computer languages like Ruby, HTML/CSS, PHP, etc.

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You can view our Code of Conduct here (http://www.meetup.com/Akron-Women-In-Tech/pages/Code_of_Conduct/). We place the utmost importance on creating a safe space for women to learn coding, and everyone in our community is expected to uphold our values.

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