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The Portland Oregon Python User Group meets every second Tuesday.

Next Meeting

  • When: Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 6:30pm
  • Where: Webtrends Portland
    • 851 SW 6th Ave. Suite 1600 Portland, OR 97205

      The guard at the front door will let you in & up

  • What:
    • Michel(le)'s Monthly Module: functools (Michelle Rowley)
    • Recap of PyCon 2010 (Adam Lowry, Michael Schurter, Michelle Rowley)

    • "What I Learned at PyCon... Last Year": lessons learned over a year of functional web testing at Idealist.org. (Jason Kirtland)

  • What else: Pizza & Beverage sponsored by Survey Monkey!


Future Topics for 2010

  • Web frameworks: Django, Pylons, and more
  • Unit testing in Py3k, Doctest, web testing
  • Standard library module roulette!
  • memcache
  • Google App Engine
  • Performance testing for web apps
  • RDF
  • Add anything you want to talk about!

Past Meetings

February 9th, 2010

  • Michel's Monthly Module (dateutil) - by Michel P. himself, this month! Yay!
  • Cool Tools! Lightning(ish) talks about cool tools.
    • I Hate Passwords: ssh-copy-id, ssh config, and managing multiple keys (Chris Pitzer)
    • Play Nice: virtualenv, pip, ipython, with a special guest appearance from ipdb (Chris Pitzer)
    • bpython: a replacement for ipython, and how to integrate it with Django and virtualenv (Chris McDonald)

January 12th 2010

  • Michel's Monthly Module (future by Jason Kirtland)
  • Geohash: Michel Pelletier
  • Psycopg2 and PostGIS: Webb Sprague
  • GeoDjango: Tim Welch

October 13th 2009

September 8th 2009

  • Pythonic book raffle
  • Michel's Monthly Module (ConfigParser) by Kyle Jones

  • Solace by special guest Armin Ronacher
  • "Preeminent Python Packaging Presentation" by Michael Schurter

August 11th, 2009

July 14th, 2009

  • Social meeting!

June 16th, 2009

  • Module of the Month (Michel Pelletier)
  • Screen Scraping (Joel Bernstein)
  • Glashammer (Kevin Turner)
  • Development Environments (Jeff Schwaber)
  • Cython (Michael Schurter)
  • Urban Edibles (Michael Bunsen)
  • XML-RPC (Igal Koshevoy)
  • SimpleHTTPServer (Reid Beels)

May 12th, 2009

  • Practical Distributed Version Control
  • bzr, git, hg, code hosting, patch reviews, more!

April 14th 2009

  • Recap of PyCon

  • Planning of new pdxpython.org

March 10th 2009

  • Short intro to PyTyrant/Tokyo Tyrant/Tokyo Cabinet by Michael Schurter
  • PyParsing examples by Brett Carter

  • Machine Learning topics by John Melesky

February 10th 2009

  • VPython (Kirby Urner)
  • Zine, the New Python Blog Software (Jason Kirtland)
  • Werkzeug (Adam Lowry)

January 13th 2009

  • Metaclasses (John Melesky)
  • deque overview (Michel Pelletier)
  • Tricks with dicts (Jason Kirtland)
  • Natural Language Processing (Monica Toth)

December 9th 2008

  • Winter Coders' Social!

November 11th 2008

  • Michel: Coroutines in Python
  • Michael: formencode, Django forms
  • Adam: WTForms
  • Jason: flatland

October 14th 2008

  • Python Release Party! D.I.Y. What's New in 2.6 and 3.0
  • Thanks Adam, Brett, Igal, Jason, Kirby, Matt, Michel & Reid

September 9th, 2008

  • Brett: Building and Distributing Python Eggs
  • Mark: DemocracyLab

  • Leo Soto: Django on Jython

August 12th, 2008

  • Beer and Bytecode

July 8th, 2008

  • Framework vs Toolkit!
  • Rami & Roman: Django

  • Michel: Twisted & Werkzeug

June 10th, 2008

  • Michael: Django
  • Igal: TurboGears & Pylons

  • Jason: WSGI
  • Michel: Twisted
  • Pizza courtesy of Vidoop! Books courtesy of O'Reilly!

May 13th 2008

  • Adam: z3c.rml

  • Matt: Configuration files and AST transformations

April 8th 2008

March 11th 2008

  • Michel: Mocker

  • Discussion: Testing methodologies

February 12th 2008

January 8th 2008

  • Cozy round-table discussions about PySoy, GUI frameworks, web frameworks and GUI vs. Web.

December 11th 2007

  • First annual December Coders' Bash!
  • Food, Beer, Games and Socializing
  • Geek discussions of many different geek flavors(tm)
  • Many thanks to Sam Keen of PDXPHP, our own Jeff Schwaber, and all the other individuals who helped put this party together for their hard work. It was an incredible turnout, and everyone had a fabulous time!

November 13th 2007

  • Brett: Converting HTML forms to PDF forms with ReportLab

  • Kirby: Open Source and Health Care / BarCamp Alpha

  • Jeff: Simplicity
  • Chris: Django NewForms

  • Pizza provided by Kavi! Thank you, Kavi (and Adam, and Brett)!

October 9th, 2007

  • Small group discussions-
  • Beginning Python, ReportLab, Mercurial, web frameworks and unit testing.

September 11th, 2007

August 14th, 2007

July 10th, 2007

  • Intro to debugging with PDB
  • Web automation with mechanize
  • A Python frontend for a microcontroller
  • SQLAlchemy in 5 (ok, 20) minutes slides, video

June 12th, 2007

  • Social

May 11, 2007

  • Planning

May 8, 2007

  • We exist!


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