Next Montréal

The technology scene of Montréal is a very vibrant one. With groups such as our selves, OWASP, JS-Montreal, Montreal.rb, and PHP-Québec; with events such as WordCamp, PodCamp, Startup Drinks, and Startup Camp; you end up with weeks during which all your evenings are booked before lunch time on Monday. Yet, …

Category: Montréal Python
10 years ago

Author Yannick

ConFooBBQ

This year again, ConFoo is going to be a major conference on Web development bringing together many of the local communities. To celebrate this synergy, everyone is invited to ConFooBBQ, the BBQ for developers and other actors of the Web. The BBQ will take place on 2010-09-11 starting at 1h00 …

Category: Montréal Python
10 years ago

Author Yannick

Vacation is over

Montréal in September is an enthralling an time and place to be part of. With so many universities, you can hardly walk three blocks without bumping into a group of young persons dressed with their grand parents' cloths and proudly holding signs announcing their initiation. People moving in, shopping for …

Category: Montréal Python
10 years ago

Author Yannick

Sprints wrap-up

The past month was busy with two programming sprints. The seventh in our packaging series took place on 2010-07-29 and the and eighth was on 2010-08-05. We were planing on having a translation sprint on 2010-08-03 but we faced extreme competition from the excellent weather so it got cancelled for …

Category: Montréal Python
10 years ago

Author Yannick

Upcoming Sprints

We plan to sprint a few time in the coming weeks. Here's our schedule: Thursday 2010-07-29 (packaging) Tuesday 2010-08-03 (Django translation, cancelled) Thursday 2010-08-05 (packaging, at Google Montréal) The first two sprints will be at Brasseurs Numériques, at 1124 Marie-Anne, suite 11, the last packaging sprint will be at Google …

Category: Montréal Python
10 years ago

Author Yannick

Packaging Sprint #6 wrap-up

Last Thursday, we ran our 6th sprint on the Python packaging system. Most people worked on distutils2 and its test suite although a few were undertaking the implementation of new features in the 2to3 automated migration tool. This sprint was a turning point in our sprint series because we managed …

Category: Packaging
10 years ago

Author Yannick

MP-15: room and flash presentations

As most of you certainly know by now, Montréal-Python 15 is next Monday. We now have the room number and the list of flash presentations. It will be in room SH-3420 of the Sherbrooke building and flash presenters are going to be: Pierre Thibault on ipython Dimitry Zolotaryov on dealing …

Category: Event
10 years ago

Author Yannick

Packaging Sprint #6

The last sprint was a productive one, yet we left with a few outstanding issues. In order to correct those while everything is still fresh in our mind, we don't waste anytime and go for another sprint on the Python packaging system this Thursday, 2010-07-15. The sprint will be at …

Category: Packaging
10 years ago

Author Yannick

Packaging Sprint #5 wrap-up

Last Monday was a hot and sticky day here in Montréal, one of these days when air feels as dense as molasses, when grocery stores run out of ice cream. Yet, a handful of brave Pythonistas decided to brave the heat and to head out to Brasseurs Numériques for the …

Category: Packaging
10 years ago

Author Yannick