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We want to promote the use of the Python programming language in the Middle Tennessee. Our primary purpose is to share knowlege and to nurture a community of Python professionals and enthusiasts. Each meeting is open to the public and aims to provide useful content for both novices and professionals. We abide by the PyCon Code of Conduct at all functions!

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GitHub Actions: Automate All The Things!

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This month's meetup will start with a quick rundown of PyTN 2019 by Bill Israel. He'll attempt to run through the budget and explain where money came from, where it went, and will try to leave some time for an AMA if anyone has any questions about the behind-the-scenes of PyTN. And for the main event this month we're joined by long-time PyNash member and VP of Engineering at Stratasan, Scott Burns, who's going to give us the skinny on the still-in-beta Github Actions: Introduced at GitHub Universe late last year, GitHub Actions promise to simplify how we automate processes around our code, applications and infrastructure. In this talk, I aim to introduce Actions and hopefully build excitement about how they can simplify our processes and bring automation to parts of our projects that we don't typically think about. First, we're going to talk about Webhooks, GitHub's notification system for communicating activity to external systems. While we typically think about webhooks being delivered in response to pushing commits to our projects, GitHub can deliver a webhook in response to almost any activity within the platform. Next we'll discuss how existing automation platforms like Jenkins or Travis-CI work. At a glance, GitHub Actions aren't super different from a managed service like Travis. However, two key differentiators stand out: 1. Workflows can be tied to *any event in GitHub*. This means we can build automation workflows around more than just pushes but also branch creation/deletion (to create/destroy branch-specific infrastructure), as developers join our repositories, comments in issues/PRs/Projects, etc. 2. Actions can be shared (and tested!) across repositories and the community. No longer do we have to duplicate automation pipelines across repos, if we can refactor and share it's one less source of duplication. Finally, I'm excited to talk about some of the things we're doing with Actions and how they're improving my teams ability to ship as quickly and confidently as possible. And a huge thank you to our sponsor for this month: Stratasan! Stratasan is a Nashville-based healthcare analytics company specializing in making healthcare data useful to hospitals so they can improve patient care. We're currently hiring for a Senior Backend Developer, you can find the job description at https://www.indeedjobs.com/jobs/a53190ba6d834d7df258

PyNash Lunch!

Taqueria del Sol Nashville

Join us for lunch and Pythonic discussions

PyNash Lunch!

Taqueria del Sol Nashville

Join us for lunch and Pythonic discussions

PyNash Lunch!

Taqueria del Sol Nashville

Join us for lunch and Pythonic discussions

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PyNash Lunch!

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