Git/GitHub Micro Workshop

Posted by: barbara | Date: Feb 04, 2013 | Category: Girl Geeks Git

Back on January 29th, PyLadies Austin held a micro workshop to cover Git/GitHub.

http://www.meetup.com/PyLadies-ATX/events/99435462/

It was a quick hands-on introduction to the core features of Git, as well as some of the things you can do with GitHub. The group was very small (just six people) and informal. It ...

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Community Contributions: A Follow-Up

Posted by: barbara | Date: Dec 04, 2012 | Category: Django DjangoCon Girl Geeks PyCon Python

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post about contributing to community. A month later, that post was republished by the folks at Red Hat, in their online magazine OpenSource.com. When that article went up, I had a chance to read through it again and realized that ...

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PyLadies Has Arrived In Longhorn Country!

Posted by: barbara | Date: Nov 26, 2012 | Category: Django Girl Geeks Python

Austin, Texas, known for its live music scene and hosting of the annual music and technology festival SXSW, is also home to a vibrant startup and programming community.

Local Pythonistas are numerous enough to justify two separate meetup groups - one focused on web development, and a second centered around ...

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PyLadies PyCon Proposal Party at DjangoCon 2012

Posted by: barbara | Date: Oct 22, 2012 | Category: DjangoCon Girl Geeks PyCon

Thank you, DC PyLadies, for hosting the first ever PyLadies PyCon Proposal Party! Jacqueline Kazil and Katie Cunningham organized the event, which took place at this year's DjangoCon (September 3rd through September 8) in Washington, D.C.

On Wednesday, September 5, around ten of the estimated forty ...

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Where Have All The Women Gone?

Posted by: barbara | Date: Jul 10, 2012 | Category: Girl Geeks

I've worked in technology for over a decade, and for most of those years, in most of those jobs, I worked with more than my fair share of other women. Maybe I've just been lucky?

My very first code job was at a game company in Berkeley. I worked in ...

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