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note: This post has been updated for PyCon 2015. Even though the URL is old, the content is new.
New to Python and/or conferences and attending the upcoming PyCon 2015 in Montreal, Canada? Or is this your first conference? Or perhaps your first conference longer than a weekend?
Hoping ...Read more ...
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 (permalink)
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A year ago today Malcolm Tredinnick, core contributor to Django suddenly passed away. He was a mentor, and more importantly, a good friend.
Here are some of my memories of Malcolm.
DjangoCon US: September 2010
This is where Audrey and I first met Malcolm. We ended up spending a good ...
Thursday, July 18, 2013 (permalink)
This is the first in a set of blog posts based on my experiences traveling in various places around the world. This particular safety-related post is about theft, not scams, which I may cover in another article.
For this first article, I'm hoping this gets on various technical RSS ...Read more ...
Sunday, March 10, 2013 (permalink)
Friday, March 08, 2013 (permalink)
You just finished the Django tutorial. What now?
You learn how to Wire Up Django Packages!
In alphabetical order, the instructors:
Tutorial Description ...
Thursday, February 28, 2013 (permalink)
After thirty four days of hard work, Audrey Roy and I are proud to announce that we've released the beta of Two Scoops of Django: Best Practices for Django 1.5. It's been a monumental effort, a labor of love, and we hope you find our efforts worthy ...Read more ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 (permalink)
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 (permalink)
Or perhaps you signed up already and are getting worried about being overwhelmed by hundreds of tutorials, talks, and activities?
No ...Read more ...
Monday, January 21, 2013 (permalink)
The launch of the Two Scoops of Django: Best Practices for Django 1.5 book has gone pretty well. The response has been almost entirely positive and sales have been pretty brisk. We've gotten a ton of great, constructive editorial feedback, which we're sorting through as we race ...Read more ...
Thursday, September 27, 2012 (permalink)
The PyCon US 2013 call for papers (CFP) ends tomorrow, September 28th, 2012. We need more talk and tutorial submissions. Talks are 30 or 45 minute efforts in front of the PyCon audience and are recorded for posterity. Tutorials are three hours long and are given to attendees who have ...Read more ...
Monday, August 20, 2012 (permalink)
1. Python Obfuscation Contest
This certain-to-be-controversial talk idea would be where the speaker would solicit Pythonistas to submit a single arcane Python code module ...
Monday, August 20, 2012 (permalink)
Thursday, July 05, 2012 (permalink)
The second day of PyCon Philippines 2012 had a really good turnout. My unofficial estimate is that we had about 90% of the attendees from the first day attend (with the unfortunate exception of most of the faculty and students of Agoo Computer College).
The day started with...
Lightning Talks ...
Tuesday, July 03, 2012 (permalink)
I can assure you that PyCon PH was an wonderful, amazing, humbling experience. I'm hoping that this post and others ...Read more ...
Saturday, June 09, 2012 (permalink)
PyCon Philippines 2012, set to occur on June 30 and July 1, is the first Python programming conference held in the Philippines. PyCon is a volunteer run effort that brings together Python developers from a variety of backgrounds and skill levels into a friendly, cooperative environment in order to educate ...Read more ...
Friday, March 09, 2012 (permalink)
A few months ago me and my fiancee, Audrey Roy, launched our start up, Consumer Notebook. It's a Python powered product comparison site that combines the best features of Open Comparison, Yelp, Consumer Reports, and Pinterest. We've worked day and night to make it better, with countless members ...Read more ...
Friday, February 24, 2012 (permalink)
In June of 2011 I had the good fortune of having my then girlfriend, Audrey Roy, now fiancee, invited to present a keynote speech at PyCon Australia 2011.
I was terribly excited for her to get that invitation, and that excitement was compounded when they allowed me to present on ...Read more ...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 (permalink)
Here I was thinking that this year's PyCon wasn't going to be so busy because I didn't submit a talk or tutorial. Ha! What the heck was I thinking?
Here's what I've already got in the works.
Wednesday, March 7th
Me and Audrey are driving ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 (permalink)
Friday, February 17, 2012 (permalink)