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Intermediate Python Workshop Hosted by Spire.io

LA PyLadies

Saturday, February 25, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (PST)

Intermediate Python Workshop Hosted by Spire.io

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Python Ladies & Gentlemen, Work on Intermediate Python Skills with the PyLadies

Join your fellow Python developers for an all day event hosted by Spire.io (formerly known as BorderStylo). We'll be going through an introduction of classes, iterators, control statements and python data structures (dictionaries and lists and tuples). This is a great workshop for folks who have been to one of our beginner workshops and is ready to take the next steps!


Attendee Info


YOU SHOULD ATTEND THIS INTERMEDIATE-LEVEL WORKSHOP IF:
- You attended our Beginner's workshop and feel ready to build on what
you've learned.
- You've gone through the first 30 chapters of "Learn Python the Hard
Way" and/or are comfortable with the following:
 
- You want to learn more about:
-- classes
-- iterators
-- control statements
-- Python data types
 
 
YOU MIGHT BE TOO ADVANCED FOR THIS WORKSHOP IF:
- You are comfortable with classes, iterators, control statements, data types
 
 
YOU SHOULD BE A VOLUNTEER MENTOR AT THIS WORKSHOP IF:
-You know all this stuff already: teaching others will solidify your knowledge!
-You want to give a lightning talk on something cool and Python-related
-You want to hang out with your friendly neighborhood PyBuddies!
-Contact sandy @ pyladies if you want to be a mentor
 

Sponsors

Huge thanks to Spire.io, our venue sponsor. 


Schedule

9:30-10am: Registration, bagels/coffee, meet other PyLadies

10am - 1 pm: Intermediate workshop

1-2pm: Lunch, social hour

2pm-5pm: Continue Intermediate workshop

5pm-6pm: Lightning Talks

6pm (on): After-party at El Coyote, within walking distance on Beverly Blvd. Python community and friends not attending the workshop are invited too.  The more, the merrier!

 

What to expect?

The workshop will include:

  • Introduction to python datatypes, interators, control statements, classes
  • Ideas on how to apply your new knowledge
  • Interesting lightning talks from PyLadies mentors and your fellow classmates, feel free to bring your own!

What you should bring:

  • Laptop & powercord
  • Running install of Python. If you run into any problems or get confused, ask us for help in IRC channel #pyladies (instructions at http://pyladies.com/chat/)
  • Optional 5 minute lightning talk. New PyLadies are especially encouraged to present on useful intro topics - this is a friendly, supportive audience.  Contact katharine (at) pyladies (dot) com if you have a talk idea.

 

Need more info?

If you have particular questions or suggestions for the event, please email katharine (at) pyladies (dot) com for more information.  

Visit http://www.pyladies.com for more events and information. Oh, and like us on Facebook to keep posted on more upcoming events!

 

Have questions about Intermediate Python Workshop Hosted by Spire.io? Contact LA PyLadies

When & Where


Border Stylo
7257 Beverly BLVD Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Saturday, February 25, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (PST)


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Organizer

LA PyLadies

PyLadies is an international mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community. Our mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community through outreach, education, conferences, events and social gatherings.

PyLadies also aims to provide a friendly support network for women and a bridge to the larger Python world. Anyone with an interest in Python is encouraged to participate!

Join the LA PyLadies meetup group - meetup.com/la-pyladies

PyLadies - www.pyladies.com

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