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While attendees at PyCon have traditionally been adults, Python's use had long spread to more than adults in the workforce. Colleges have been teaching Python for years, high school students have been using Python for projects, and programming books for kids have become quite popular. In 2012 we cut ...

Category: Conferences
6 months ago

Author Mathieu Leduc-Hamel

PyCon 2014 and 2015: in Montréal

As most of you know, we have been working pretty hard during the last few months to get PyCon in Montréal. The Python Software Foundation held, today the 13th of March 2011 at PyCon 2011, a Site Selection Meeting to choose the host city for PyCon 2014 and 2015... It ...

Category: Conferences
3 years ago

Author Yannick Gingras

Libre Graphics Meeting 2011

João Bueno wrote to let us know the Libre Graphics Meeting will be back in Montréal in 2011. In the past, Libre Graphics Meeting always featured a healthy dose of Python. Indeed, essentially all the modern graphic tools on a GNU/Linux desktop are scriptable in Python, if not written ...

Category: Conferences
3 years ago

Author Yannick Gingras

Confoo: the schedule is online

Big news this week. The Confoo team just put the complete schedule of the 2011 edition online. It will be an amazing edition again, with 3 days of intense presentations, a real marathon. Everybody will be able to find something for them, and us, pythonistas will not be left alone ...

Category: Conferences
3 years ago

Author Mathieu Leduc-Hamel

Andrew Francis at EuroPython

Andrew Francis, who did the main presentation at Montréal-Python 13, will be presenting at EuroPython. His talk on Implementing Go's Select will be a slightly shorter version of the one that he did at Montréal-Python. It's good to see fellow Montréalers presenting at large international conferences.

Category: Conferences
4 years ago

Author Yannick Gingras

Invitation to a Python gathering at Confoo

Hello Pythonistas ! This Friday, at 9 am., we want to invite you to an unofficial montreal-python gathering, at Savoir-Faire Linux's booth, in the St-Pierre room (across from the blue "Dinner/Lunch" room). (Hilton Bonaventure Hotel) Proposed subjects: - Intro to Python, for newcomers - Hands-on Pylons, Django and TG2 - Distutils2, packaging ...

Category: Conferences
4 years ago

Author

ConFoo is Tomorrow

ConFoo starts tomorrow but that it's not too late to register. Don't miss that unique opportunity to meet famous Pythonistas such as Mark Pilgrim (Dive into Python), Raymond Hettinger (core Python), Tarek Ziadé (Distribute), and Antoine Pitrou (new GIL).

Category: Conferences
4 years ago

Author Yannick Gingras

ConFoo: buy online before Monday for the best rate

Sunday is officially the last day to register for ConFoo at the current price. Actually, that not quite exact because as a way to thank you for reading this blog, we offer you $100 of rebate. Simply follow this link to register at the community rate: http://confoo.ca/pymontreal ...

Category: Conferences
4 years ago

Author Yannick Gingras

TurboGears training on 2010-03-09

As we mentioned during the last Montréal-Python meeting, Chris Perkins, core developer of TurboGears2, will be giving a one-day hands on training on TurboGears2 on March 9th. His tutorial covers several parts of TurboGears2 that are common to Pylons so those who were interested by the presentation by Alexandre Bourget ...

Category: Conferences
4 years ago

Author Yannick Gingras

User Groups Gathering on 2010-02-05

Next Friday, why not celebrate the end of the week with members of other user groups? Montréal-Python, W3Québec, PHP-Québec, AMUG, Montréal Girl Geek Dinners, and many others invite you for a drink or two at Pub Ste-Elizabeth starting at 6pm.

Category: Conferences
4 years ago

Author Yannick Gingras