Omaha Python Users Group

Python Users in the Omaha Metro Area

November 19, 2014

November 19 Meeting Details

Filed under: UpcomingEvents — Steve @ 11:08 am

Location - Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture Office in the Tip Top Building at 1516 Cuming Street.

Meeting starts at 7pm, Wednesday, 11/19/14

Parking and entry details:

Steve will be at the door from 6:45 til 7:05, or you can email the list to let him know you are at the door.
1516 Cuming Street
NE Corner of 16th and Cuming.
The red area on the map is reserved for Alley Poyner and you can park in those spots if the front parking lot is full.
apma parking

 

October 16, 2014

October 15 Meeting Notes

Filed under: MeetingNotes — Steve @ 7:15 pm

Here are links to some of the topics discussed at the meeting. Thanks for everyone’s participation.

http://exercism.io/

http://pandas.pydata.org/

http://ipython.org/

http://pbpython.com/simple-data-analysis.html and http://www.gregreda.com/2013/10/26/intro-to-pandas-data-structures/ for some examples.

Django Debug Toolbar

 

 

 

October 14, 2014

October 15 Meeting Details

Filed under: UpcomingEvents — Steve @ 7:23 pm

Location - Gordmans Office Building in Aksarben thanks to Aaron Keck.

Meeting starts at 7pm, Wednesday, 10/15/14

Parking and entry details:

The building is the northwest corner of 67th and Frances and the Gordmans entrance is next to the “g” sign, about midway along the East side of the building. There’s parking directly out front, but it sometimes fills up in the evenings. The garage around back is open to the public after 5:30 or 6 as well.

The building doors lock at 5, so Aaron will be standing by to badge people in starting around 6:45. If you’re running late, or early, just shoot him an email.

September 16, 2014

September 17 Meeting Details

Filed under: UpcomingEvents — Steve @ 6:39 pm

Location – a conference room at Gordmans in Aksarben thanks to Aaron Keck.

Meeting starts at 7pm, Wednesday, 9/17/14

Parking and entry details:

The building is the northwest corner of 67th and Frances and the Gordmans entrance is next to the “g” sign, about midway along the building. There’s parking directly out front, but it sometimes fills up in the evenings. The garage around back is open to the public after 5:30 or 6 as well.

The building doors lock at 5, so Aaron will be standing by to badge people in starting around 6:45. If you’re running late, or early, just shoot him an email.

August 20, 2014

August 20 Meeting Details

Filed under: UpcomingEvents — Steve @ 9:40 am

Location - a conference room at Gordmans in Aksarben thanks to Aaron Keck.

Meeting starts at 7pm, Wednesday, 8/20/14

Call 402-651-5215 if you have last minute communications.

Parking and entry details:

The building is the northwest corner of 67th and Frances and the Gordmans entrance is next to the “g” sign, about midway along the building.  There’s parking directly out front, but it sometimes fills up in the evenings.  The garage around back is open to the public after 5:30 or 6 as well.

The building doors lock at 5, so Aaron will be standing by to badge people in starting around 6:45.  If you’re running late, or early, just shoot him an email and I can meet you.

Agenda:
– Interesting Python tips and tricks we have discovered recently
– Bring your questions/problems you need help solving
– Scheduling topics and discussions for the next few meetings.

July 19, 2014

July 16 Meeting Notes

Filed under: MeetingNotes — Steve @ 12:49 pm
GIL

GIL

We had a good discussion, mainly focused on Global Interpreter Lock.  A description can be found here, and article one and two by Jeff Knupp.

Eventlet was also introduced –

a concurrent networking library for Python that allows you to change how you run your code, not how you write it.

  • It uses epoll or kqueue or libevent for highly scalable non-blocking I/O.

  • Coroutines ensure that the developer uses a blocking style of programming that is similar to threading, but provide the benefits of non-blocking I/O.

  • The event dispatch is implicit, which means you can easily use Eventlet from the Python interpreter, or as a small part of a larger application.

eventlet

 

Finally we had some discussion about adding a bit of structure to the meetings and advanced notice of the meeting agendas.  If you would like to share at a meeting, or know about a presenter traveling through Omaha please email the list and we will set it up.

 

July 16, 2014

July Meeting

Filed under: UpcomingEvents — Steve @ 8:00 am

Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

LocationFox Hollow Coffee, 1919 Papillion Pkwy (approx. 113th and Blondo)

Time: 7pm

Topics:

  • Django-taggit
  • What database to use for production site?
  • add yours here.

June 17, 2014

Next Meeting – Wednesday, June 18

Filed under: UpcomingEvents — Steve @ 9:16 am

Location: Fox Hollow Coffee, 1919 Papillion Pkwy (approx. 113th and Blondo)

Time: 7pm

Topics:

  • Zato
  • Django 1.7 and migrations
  • Open Source contributions
  • add yours here.

May 26, 2014

May 21 – Meeting Notes

Filed under: MeetingNotes — JeffH @ 10:19 am

Topics of Discussion:

  • pandas – Python Data Analysis Library
  • ipython – a rich architecture for interactive computing
  • django – django and the agony of send file
  • dashboards and stoplights
  • Zato – The next generation ESB and application server written in Python.
  • pythonanywhere – Host, run, and code Python in the cloud!
  • open refine –  (formerly Google Refine) is a powerful tool for working with messy data
  • paramiko – Python (2.6+, 3.3+) implementation of the SSHv2 protocol
  • pysftp – A simple interface to sftp. based on zeth’s ssh.py (by our own Jeff Hinrichs)

 

Had a great meeting tonight.  Thanks to everyone who contributed. Be sure and put the next meeting date on your calendar – June 18, 2014.

May 21, 2014

Next Meeting: May 21

Filed under: UpcomingEvents — JeffH @ 4:07 pm

Location: Panera’s Bread, 78th and Dodge

Time: 7pm

Topics:

  • distributing your open source code with pypi
  • Random acts of code
  • Keeping www.omahapython.org fresh.
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