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PyCon AU 2015 slides

Here the slides (PDF format) from my PyCon AU 2015 talk. And sorry for the broken talk link that I published in the slides

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PyCon AU 2015 runs (not sprints)

PyCon AU 2015 starts at the end of July and I would encourage you to pack your running gear and join us for an informal morning run before the conference each day. These runs are intended to be inclusive rather … Continue reading

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The science/data mini-conference at PyCon AU 2015

PyCon AU 2015 will be held again in Brisbane, start on July 31 with a set of mini-conferences, including the return of the science/data mini-conference. This year’s science/data miniconf has ten excellent talks, covering a diverse range of uses for … Continue reading

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Notes from MPUG, Oct 2014

I didn’t get to the October Melbourne Python Users Group meeting, but for the record, here is what reportedly happened… Ed Schofield gave an update on what’s new in Python this month Oliver Nagy talked about his Azrael project, where … Continue reading

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Notes from MPUG, Sep 2014

It may have been the first day of spring but it was a cold, wet night for the September Melbourne Python Users Group meeting. We had at least twenty five people attend for three talks. Thanks to Inspire 9 for … Continue reading

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Notes from MPUG, August 2014

A strong line-up of speakers and the post-PyCon AU buzz meant that we had about 35 people at the August Melbourne Python Users Group meeting. There were five presentations for the night and here are my random notes. 1. Highlights … Continue reading

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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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