We've got so many great propositions of talks for our first event of the season. We are very excited to welcome you next Monday at UQAM. It is your opportunity to meet the Python Community of Montreal !

Also we would like to thank again our generous sponsors for renewing their support to our community. Particularly, we would like to thank w.illi.am/, Outbox and Savoir-faire Linux for their continuous support.

Flash presentations:

David Taylor: Chorogrid a Python module to produce vector choropleth maps

David Taylor will introduce his module chorogrid, which makes regular and tiled choropleth maps for geographical data visualization.

Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso: pudb, the IDE debugger without an IDE!

Mathieu Gauthier-Pilote: Présentation de la Semaine québécoise de l'informatique libre

Main program:

Melanie Dubois (Office National du Film): Le mystère des tests unitaires

Vous sera conté, une tranche de vie sur les tests à l'Office National du Film du Canada. Pendant la présentation, nous verrons quelques trucs qui ont permis d'accélérer la performance de ces tests mystérieux, ceci, accompagné d'exemples concrets.

Stéphane Wirtel: Python & PostgreSQL, a Wonderful Wedding

Python and PostgreSQL, two tools we like to use for our projects but do you know everything about them?

The talk will give an overview of psycopg2, Peewee, SQLAlchemy, Alembic and PL/Python, these libraries can be used with PostgreSQL.

Justin Churchill: Ceph a simple understanding

How CEPH differs from legacy storage solutions and what are the top three features of CEPH.


Monday, September 14th 2015


UQÀM, Pavillion PK

201, avenue du Président-Kennedy

Room PK-1140


  • 6:00pm — Doors open
  • 6:30pm — Presentations start
  • 7:30pm — Break
  • 7:45pm — Second round of presentations
  • 9:00pm — One free beer (or equivalent) offered at Bénélux just across the street

We’d like to thank our sponsors for their continued support:

  • UQÀM
  • Bénélux
  • w.illi.am/
  • Outbox
  • Savoir-faire Linux
  • Caravan
  • iWeb