Come work on Python projects, get programming help, help others, and hang out. Thanks to Kensho Finance (http://kenshofinance.com) for sponsoring the night!
Bring your own project or work on one of the suggested projects below. Everyone is welcome, all skill levels are encouraged.
Friendly people will be here to help beginning Python programmers with language basics and practice.
Audience: Everyone! All Python experience levels are welcome, and everything is self-paced.
When: 6:30pm - 9:30pm on Tuesday, August 20th
Location: Microsoft NERD
1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, 02142
Food: Pizza will be provided.
Things to bring: a wireless-enabled laptop and power cord.
Need some project ideas? How about:
The official Python tutorial (http://docs.python.org/2/tutorial/introduction.html) How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: Learning with Python (http://openbookproject.net/thinkcs/python/english2e/) An introduction to Python through writing games (http://inventwithpython.com/chapters/) Learn Python the Hard Way (http://learnpythonthehardway.org/) Projects and competitions
Julython (http://julython.org/): contribute to open source projects, win points for Boston. Try some of our Intermediate Workshop projects (http://bit.ly/intermediate-python-projects). Contribute to an open-source project that uses Python. Developers from OpenHatch (http://openhatch.org/), Twisted (http://twistedmatrix.com/), and other projects are often here. If you contribute to an open source project that uses Python and want to help new contributors, let us know in a comment! Use Python to participate in space exploration (http://spacehack.org/). Unleash your inner DJ with the Echo Nest APIs (http://developer.echonest.com/docs/v4/). Want to learn a Python web framework? Check out the Django tutorial (https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/dev/intro/tutorial01/).