PyStar San Francisco: Introduction to Python Web Programming for Women and their Friends
Saturday, September 10, 2011 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
Would you like to learn Python and Django in a non-alpha geek, friendly environment? Come out to PyStar's San Francisco workshop to get started learning this amazingly intuitive programming language.
These workshops are modeled after the RailsBridge "Ruby on Rails for Women" courses and are targeted at women who are new to programming, or new to Python. All skill levels & interests welcome. The classes are led by volunteers and group size is generally small enough to get lots of help as you learn.
Come with your laptop and volunteers will help you get your development environment set up so you can spend a whole day learning Python through a variety of projects and exercises. This workshop is geared towards folks who have little to no programming experience at all but there are also projects for attendees with prior programming knowledge but no Python experience.
This course is aimed at women so if you do not identify as such we ask that you find a woman who wants to learn Python and have her bring you as a guest (which still requires registering for a ticket). Please feel free to get in touch if you have questions.
If you are interested in volunteering please select the volunteer ticket type. I will get in touch to set up a pre-workshop introduction and to get a sense of what you feel comfortable teaching or assisting with.
* Teachers who love to explain basic Python and/or Django programming concepts in an friendly, open, and non-knowitall way. Please read http://pystar.org/for_guides.html to ensure this is a good fit for you.
* Assistants - if you're not sure that you are ready to teach, assisting students while they work through the curriculum is a good place to start and you might be surprised at how much you know and can share
* Setup/Strike & General help: elevator greeters, help with getting groups in the right places, if you just want to be there and be helpful we want you - maybe you'll even feel up to trying the programming :)
Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions.