Intro to Python, April 6 - Recap

Posted by: barbara | Date: Apr 10, 2013 | Category: Python

This past weekend, I helped a bright group of Austin women take their initial steps into the Python world. Austin PyLadies' first women's 'Intro to Python' class took place on Saturday, April 6th. Our classroom space was generously donated by by Erica Douglass of Opportunity Space. We also ...

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PyTexas 2013

Posted by: barbara | Date: Mar 22, 2013 | Category: Python

The dates and location for this years's PyTexas have finally been announced!

PyTexas 2013 will be taking place over three days - August 16th, 17th, and 18th - in College Station, on the A&M University campus.

Planning is still in the early stages - the call for proposals should be ...

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Farewell, Malcolm

Posted by: barbara | Date: Mar 19, 2013 | Category: Django Python

Following an amazing week at PyCon, I woke up this morning to discover that I'd lost a good friend, and that the Python community has lost one of its most brilliant minds.

Details are still unclear, but Malcolm Tredinnick passed away this past weekend, apparently as the result of ...

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Young Coders Learning Python at PyCon 2013

Posted by: barbara | Date: Mar 19, 2013 | Category: PyCon Python

At PyCon 2013 this past week, I was fortunate to be able to pair up with Katie Cunningham to teach two 1-day workshops for young and aspiring programmers:

The Young Coder: Let's Learn Python

On the first day, we taught younger students aged approximately 10-12, and on the ...

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PyLadies Austin In 2013

Posted by: barbara | Date: Jan 10, 2013 | Category: Python

This year is shaping up to be a busy one. On my arrival in Austin I founded a PyLadies chapter, and our first meeting is scheduled for tonight. We'll be doing a round of introductions, then brainstorming about what projects we'd like to get to work on in ...

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