PyLadies is an international mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community. Our mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community through outreach, education, conferences, events and social gatherings.
Anyone with an interest in Python is encouraged to participate!
To join our Slack workspace, email email@example.com
Please be considerate to only RSVP if you are sure you can attend since space is limited!
Python is one of the most popular programming languages in the world. It has a wide application of use and is used for data science, web development, web scraping, machine learning, AI, and creating video games. With its straightforward syntax, large list of modules, and large community, learning how to code in python in 2019 is a strong investment in your tech career.
BEFORE YOU COME:
To get the most out of the presentation it’s recommended to bring your laptop (charged), and to have Python already installed on your machine.
INSTALLING PYTHON TO YOUR COMPUTER:
To learn how to install python on your OS checkout this tutorial here: http://purcellconsult.com/python-installation-tutorial
In this 45 minute workshop you’ll gain a high level overview of the Python language. You’ll learn how to install it on all operating systems, learn about the language syntax, and how to create simple scripts. By the end of the workshop you will be empowered with the resources to take your python programming skills to next level.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
The workshop will be delivered by Doug Purcell who is a software engineer, published author, and consultant. He writes about programming on his blog http://www.purcellconsult.com
VOLUNTEER AS A PYTHON HELPER:
PyLadies members, if you're an experienced Python developer, please contact [masked] to volunteer to help attendees troubleshoot their code.
PyLadies LA CODE OF CONDUCT:
PyLadies LA MISSION:
We are a mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community. Our mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community through outreach, education, conferences, events and social gatherings.
PyLadies also aims to provide a friendly support network for women and a bridge to the larger Python world. Anyone with an interest in Python is encouraged to participate!