Python Ireland July meetup

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This months meetup will be hosted by Udemy and Dogpatch Labs. Udemy will also be sponsoring food in the evening.

Talk 1: "Test driven development (integration tests, acceptance tests) using docker and pytest framework" by Tomasz Czyz

Description: How to use pytest framework and docker to run automatic tests (using browser or not) for products (not necessary python applications).There will be also about pytest-bdd and behaviour test driven development.

Target audience: Know the basics of python and TDD concepts. and a little about containers (but it will be explained at the beginning). It's suitable for Beginners.

ABOUT Tomasz Czyz
I am the linux guy. I'm doing linux and programming for last 10 years. Recently in python. I co-founded MonitOwl ( (monitoring solution for devops) and last year I moved to Ireland and was working with Logentries (

Talk 2: "Introduction to a potential stack for building and deploying a Django app onto a Mesos cluster." by Michael Twomey (

Description: This talk will give a brief introduction to a potential stack for building and deploying a Django app onto a Mesos cluster. It's ideal for anyone who has a little bit of experience trying to manage more than a couple of machines.

This talk will cover Mesos, Aurora, Django, CircleCI and anything else Michael can squeeze into a 30 minute talk.

Target audience: Know the basics of python and large scale cluster of multiple machines.

Length: 30 minutes

ABOUT Michael Twomey
Michael Twomey has been developing python professionally for over 15 years. He has been helping the Python Ireland ( community in different capacities including committee member and hapless admin.
Michael has worked in a variety of companies, from small to large, and has accumulated more deployment and systems experience than he really wanted to.
He is currently working as a tech lead in Udemy (we're hiring!) and helps mentor Coding Grace ( workshops.

If you are interested in talking at August's meetup (and onwards), please submit your talk details to

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