Practical Python Programming
with David Beazley, author "Python Essential Reference"
October 25-28, 2010 Chicago, Illinois
An intense no-bull Python course for programmers, sysadmins, scientists, and engineers who want to know how to use Python to solve all manner of practical problems. Topics are aimed at tasks that you face on a day-to-day basis. For example, analyzing data files, encoding/decoding various file formats, accessing databases, scraping web pages, automating system tasks, and more. Even if you already know some Python, you will walk away from this course with new insights and ideas on how to write better programs.
This course is strictly limited to 6 students and held in the heart of Chicago's distinctive Andersonville neighborhood. You won't be disappointed.