Users of the Python programming language meet periodically in so-called Python User Groups 1. Intermediate and advanced users share how they use the language and learn new tricks; they also welcome beginners and help them step in. It is a great place to ask for help and socialize with other people with a similar interest. Meetings are usually once every month, they are very informal and open to everyone.
There about 400 Python user groups worldwide in almost 190 cities, 37 countries and over 127,000 members. Check in these two places to find if there is already a group in your area:
- The list below which is sorted by geographical region, country, and state in some cases.
A world map of Python Meetups in meetup.com. Enter your country and city to list the local group if any.
If there is not a Python user group in your area, please check StartingYourUsersGroup if you are interested in organizing one.
- Czech and Slovak
- The Netherlands
- Republic of Macedonia
- Russian Federation
- United Kingdom
- Latin America
- Middle East
- New Zealand
Google Group: http://groups.google.com/group/python-apac
Cambodia(សីល >>> សមាធិ >>> បញ្ញា)
Python Cambodian User Group - Cambodian Python User Group
pythonkhmer[at]google[dot]com- Mailing lists for PyKhmer(cambodian user group)
BPUG - Beijing Python User Group (subgroup of CPUG)
ZEUUX - ZEUUX is a free software community that has a Python user group.
KPUG - Kerala Python User Group
MumPy - Mumbai Python User Group
IITD Lug - IIT Delhi Lug has active Python users
http://www.meetup.com/PyladiesBangalore - Pyladies Bangalore, India
id-python - Python User Group in Indonesia
Python Pakistan- National - Pakistani Pythonistas User Group
PyKUG - Python Users Group in Korea
Malaysia PUG - Malaysia Python User Group
- Facebook Group:
Google Group: https://groups.google.com/group/pythonsg
Sri Lanka Python User Group (LK-PUG) LK-PUG Facebook fan page
PyTUG Wiki - Taiwan Python User Group
PyTUG Groups - Taiwan Python User Group
PyHUG Meetups - Hsinchu Python User Group
Tainan.py Meetups - Tainan Python User Group
PyTPUG - Thailand Python User Group
Google Group: http://groups.google.com/group/python-apac
http://www.meetup.com/Brisbane-Python-User-Group/ - A monthly meeting of food, drink and Python.
MelbournePUG - meets for talks, chats, food and drink on the first Monday of each month in Melbourne.
CanberraPUG - revitalised Canberra User Group, first Wednesday of every month at ANU: http://www.meetup.com/Canberra-Python-Meetup-Group/.
North Queensland Python Users Group (PyNQ) - Pythonistas and friends getting together in Townsville (at present - venue/times TBD). Visit the site to register interest.
TorontoDjangoPython - Toronto Python/Django User group.
MontrealPython - Montreal's Python community.
OPAG - Ottawa Python Authors Group. A group devoted to learning, using and providing resources for Python. OPAG also serves as a general gathering place for Python programmers from the Ottawa region and beyond.
PyGTA - the Toronto Python/Zope User Group meets regularly to explore the expanding world of Python and Zope.
KWPUG - the Kitchener/Waterloo Python User Group - just starting July 17, 2006.
WinniPUG - Winnipeg Python Users Group - active since December 2005.
VanPyZ - The Vancouver Python and Zope User Group discusses Python and various uses of the language.
WatPy - The Waterloo Region Python User Group. Started in February 2012.
prPIG: Puerto Rico Python Interest Group. Started in January 2013.
TTPUG - Trinidad and Tobago Python Users Group
PyDo - Python Dominicana User Group. Started in September 2012.
AFPyro-BE - Python Drinks in Belgium
pyBug - Python Belgian User Group
PythonInBelgium - Python in Belgium group on Linkedin
Charleroi Python User Group - User group at Charleroi
Croatian Python user group - Zagreb Python User Group
Czech and Slovak
http://python.cz - Python community hub
PyCZ - Czech and Slovak User Group covers both Python and Zope.
http://groups.google.com/group/python-dk Danish Python user group
http://python.fi -- Python Finland association
AFPY Association Python Francophone, French Speaking Python & Zope User Group
General Community Resources
wiki.python.de German Python Wiki
Python-Forum.de German Python Forum
python-de German Python mailing list
German Python Site containing links to the most important German Python sites and mailing lists (unfortunately rarely updated and often offline).
PUB - Python Users Berlin
pyCologne, the Python User Group Köln - Cologne, Germany
Hamburg Python User Group - Hamburg, Germany
Leipzig Python User Group - Leipzig, Germany
User Group München - the Python User Group in Munich
Python.org.gr The Greek Python User Group.
Hungarian Python Site Contains Hungarian translations of Python tutorials and manual and much more. Good starting point for new Hungarian Python users.
Python Ireland - Irish Python Users Group
Python.it - Italian Python Website
Pydinner - Python dinners (and beers!)
PyPg - Python Local User Group Perugia
PUN - Python Users Nederland.
PyGrunn - Python Usergroup Groningen.
APMG - Amsterdam Python Meetup Group.
Republic of Macedonia
GrimPypers - Python User Group - Grimstad, Norway
Norwegian Python Interest Group - Python User Group - Norway
itlosjen - Python Users - Kristiansand
pl.python.org - Polish Python Community (Polish Python Coders Group)
Pykonik - Cracow's Python Users Group
PyWaw - Python community in Warsaw
PySilesia - Python community in Silesia area
Python Portugal - Portuguese Python User Group
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pycon.ro/
LinkedIn Group: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4707397
Google+ Community: https://plus.google.com/communities/101140633087568795690
Google Group: Romania Python User Group - 'Romania Python User Group'
Russian Plone/Zope User Group - Russian Zope/Plone/Python user group. Most popular community site for russian speaking users.
Russian Python Site contains forums for discussing Python in Russian, list of Russian python sites and python news aggregator.
Russian-speaking Python & Zope User Group, the oldest user group, is no longer active.
Python Interests Group of Serbia Serbian speaking Python user group.
Python en català Catalan Python user group.
The Barcelona Python Meetup Group Barcelona Python user group.
Zaragoza Python user group Zaragoza Python User group
Pyİst İstanbul Python User Group.
Exception - Python seminar in Kiev - Ukraine
PythonUA - Community portal - Ukraine
Plone Ukraine - Plone Users Group - Ukraine
Python West Midlands - UK
Python North East - Python North East is a Python user group for the North East of UK covering areas from Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Teesside to Yorkshire
Python Brasil - National - Python Brazilian Community.
Conference PythonBrasil - National Conference - Python Brazilian Community.
- Regional (by State)
- Local (by city)
Grupy-RP - Ribeirão Preto
- Python Colombia Grupo de usuarios y desarrolladores de aplicaciones en Python.
- Python México Python Community in México.
- Python Monterrey Python User Group in Monterrey.
- Pynama: Python User Community in Panama.
- Python Perú Python User Community in Perú.
- Python Perú: Community Portal of Python in Perú.
Python Peru. Peruvian Python User Comunity. Send e-mail to email@example.com
- Regional (by State)
- python-caracas : Website of Python Community in Caracas - Grupo de usuarios Python en Caracas, lista de correo.
- Regional (by State)
Iranian Community - Python Users' Community in Iran
Python Israel - Python users community in Israel
Python Egypt - Egypt and Arab World
Python Maroc - Maroc et Maghreb
Python Tunisia - Tunisia
Nairobi Python User Group - Nairobi, Kenya.
PyHam - Birmingham Area Python Users Group.
PyAR^2 - Python Artists of Arkansas
BayPiggies - San Francisco Bay Area Python Interest Group.
SoCal Piggies - Southern California Python Interest Group.
San Diego Python Users Group - San Diego Python Users' Group
OCPUG - Orange County Python User Group
PyLadies - Women in Los Angeles
IEPUG - Inland Empire Python User Group
FrontRangePythoneers - We meet every third Wednesday, 6-8 PM, in Boulder, Colorado.
Fort Collins, Colorado Pythoneers. Meeting the first Thursday of every month in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Colorado Springs, PySprings - Meets twice a month, alternating tuesdays. We do both project and presentation nights.
Tampa Bay PUG - Meeting every 2nd Wednesday, in Clearwater, FL
Orlando PUG - Meeting times and locations available at website.
PyAtl Atlanta, Georgia Python User Group
PythonKC (pyKC) - Python developers, enthusiast and hackers of the Kansas City Metro Area and surroundings.
BACON-PIG - The Baltimore, Annapolis, Columbia, and Other Northern DC suburbs Python Interest Group.
Boston / Cambridge Python Users Group will be meeting in Boston, MA.
Springfield/Northampton/Amherst MA Developer's Group Meets 1-2 times per month.
Michipug - Michigan (Detroit / Ann Arbor) Python group is just starting up
GRPUG - A Python Users Group in Grand Rapids, Michigan
PyMNtos - Minnesota Python Users Group, meets the 2nd Thursday of the month.
PY FM - PY FM, Fargo-Moorhead Python Users Group, meets on the last Wednesdays every month.
pyCOMO - Python User Group for CoMO (Columbia, MO)
PySGF - A Python User Community in Springfield, MO
PIGIP NJ: Python Interest Group In Princeton, NJ.
NYC Python: Python Users Group In New York City, NY
RocPy: Rochester, New York's only Python Users Group
TriZPUG: The Triangle Zope and Python User Group in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill (Research Triangle) area of North Carolina, USA.
CharPy: The Charlotte Python Group. Seeking members and ideas for the location of our first meetup. Join and discuss!
PYPTUG: The PYthon Piedmont Triad User Group in the Winston Salem-Greensboro-High Point (Piedmont Triad) area of North Carolina, USA.
Clepy: The Cleveland Area Python Interest Group. New members welcome!
OPy: Oklahoma's first Python User Group. Located in Norman, OK.
Portland - Portland Python Users Group
Altoona Python. Altoona Python Users Group
Pgh Py Pittsburgh Python User Group
Chattanooga, TN user group
Knoxville, TN user group
MEMpy Memphis, TN Python User Group
PyNash Nashville, TN Python User Group
Dallas-Ft. Worth (Texas) Pythoneers (w/wiki and local mailing lists)
APUG - Austin (Texas) Python User Group.
Charlottesville - Charlottesville Python User Group (Richmond and Central Va. should start here.)
757 Python User Group - Hampton Roads and northeastern NC
ZPUGDC: Zope/Python Users Group - Washington, DC.
django-district: a group for Django users in the Washington, D.C. area
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Python User Groups are sometimes called PIGgies, for Python Interest Group meetings. The term PIGgies was coined by the Bay Area PIGgies group. (1)