Past Meetup

April Meetup

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• Lightning Talks (40 min)

• Networking Tea by Zilogic Systems ( (30 min)

• Lightning Talks (40 min)

• Discussions (20 min)

Lightning Talks

Managing Desktops with Ansible

Speaker: Vijay Kumar (

Desktop administration is generally done manually. This is painful, especially when then are large no. of systems that are geographically distributed. This talk will show how configuration management tools, like Ansible can be used in pull mode, for desktop administration.


Leveraging Python Development with Virtual Environment

Speaker: Gaurav Sherawat (

Virtualenv simplifies the process of managing version of packages in python . Developing isolated application with virtualenv is bliss. It addresses the problem of dependencies, version and incorrect permission.

Building commandline interfaces with ArgParse

Speaker: Shanmuga (

argparse is the recommended command-line parsing module in the Python standard library to reduce the time and effort spent on parsing and validating sys.argv. It converts command-line from obscure combination of parameters to meaningful and usable interface.

Building a development environment using Vagrant

Speaker: Vengatesh (

Vagrant is a tool for creating, configuring and managing a complete development environment which can run on local virtualized platforms such as VirtualBox or VMware, in the cloud via AWS or OpenStack, or in containers such as with Docker or raw LXC.


for i in "Iterable"

Speaker: Shrikant Giridhar (

A primer on iteration in Python Description: A quick primer on Python's iteration constructs, how they work and how they're implemented.

Python, Gmail & the IMAP protocol

Speaker: Shrayas (

Quick talk on how you can access your Gmail account (and any other account too actually) via the IMAP protocol using python's imaplib library