Category Archives: Python

Resources for creating the “What’s New” talks

The monthly Melbourne Python User Group meeting has a regular section covering “What’s new in Python”. Javier asked me what resources I use to compile “What’s new” when I present, so here is the list of resources I use. PyCoder’s … Continue reading

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Notes from MPUG, July 2014

We had over forty people brave the Melbourne winter to come to the July meeting, to hear Bernie Pope‘s brilliant talk on “Implementing Python in Haskell, twice!”. Most people sleep on trans-Pacific flights; Bernie is not one of those people: … Continue reading

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PyCon AU 2014 runs

For the last two PyCon AU conferences in Hobart, we informally organised morning runs before the conference day commences and had a lot of fun in the process. This year, in slightly warmer Brisbane, the runs will be happening again, … Continue reading

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Notes from MPUG, June 2014

We had over 30 people at the June MPUG meeting. Here (finally) are my notes… 1. “What’s new in Python” Lars Jencken gave a great update on what’s new in the Python ecosystem, and sent his notes to the list … Continue reading

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PyCon AU 2014 Science & Data miniconf – call for talk proposals is now open

The Science & Data miniconference organisers for PyCon AU 2014 are pleased to announce the call for proposals is now open! The Science & Data miniconf is a one day conference held on Friday, August 1, 2014 in Brisbane as … Continue reading

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Notes from MPUG, May 2014

The May Melbourne Python User Group meeting had 25 people and three speakers. 1. Tim Richardson: An introduction to web2py Tim walked us through the web2py web framework. Along the way we learnt that Tim is a contributor to the … Continue reading

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(No) notes from MPUG, April 2014

I was overseas last month so missed the April MPUG meeting. For the record, here’s what happened: Ed Schofield spoke on “What’s New in Python”, which is now a regular feature in our meetings Adrian Higgins from Planet Innovation spoke … Continue reading

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Notes from MPUG, March 2014

25 people turned up to hear two great talks at the March Melbourne Python Users Group meeting. Andrew Walker spoke on “How Hard Could it be to Implement Timeouts?”, while Javier Candeira spoke on “Implementing an agnostic, dynamic client for a REST … Continue reading

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Notes from MPUG, February 2014

There were thirty people present for the first Melbourne Python Users Group meeting of the year. Alas, I had work committments and didn’t make it, so no notes, but for the record here are the details of the three speakers … Continue reading

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Notes from MPUG, December 2013

The last meeting of the Melbourne Python User Group for 2013 was held in early December. It has been a good year for the group, with lots of people attending a variety of interesting talks throughout the year, and we owe … Continue reading

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