[Baypiggies] free python-and-Qt PySide workshop in SF next month

jim jim at well.com
Mon Apr 25 01:15:16 CEST 2011

    There are a number of people who haunt Noisebridge 
with Python interests. Consider sending him there to 
check it out. If you like, I can help you set up a 
meet in one of the classrooms. 

On Sun, 2011-04-24 at 15:52 -0700, Alison Chaiken wrote:
> Greetings BayPIGies.   My colleague and friend Thomas Perl from
> Austria will be visiting the Bay Area next month and offering a free
> workshop on PySide, a newish open source alternative to PyQt.
> Thomas is the author and proprietor of gpodder (http://gpodder.net/),
> the Python-based podcatcher that I use a couple of hours per day on
> both my Linux phone and my Linux desktop.   Here is Thomas'
> description of the workshop:
> PySide is an open source binding to the Qt licensed under the GNU
> LGPL. The workshop will be about developing Qt/QML applications with
> Python, targetting both mobile (handset) and tablet user interfaces.
> As Qt is cross-platform, it also works on desktop operating systems
> (Linux, OS X, Windows) and even a port to Android exists (PySide
> bindings still have to be ported to Android, though). In addition to
> discussing the creation of new apps with QML, we can also discuss
> porting apps from PyQt to PySide, or adding PySide UIs to other Python
> applications.
> The free workshop will be held in SF at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero
> Hotel on Sunday May 22 as part of MeeGo Conference Spring 2011:
> http://wiki.meego.com/MeeGo_Conference_Spring_2011#MeeGo_Conference_Warm-Up
> You need not attend the rest of the Conference in order to get into
> the Workshop.
> Thomas will be in SF from Sunday through Wednesday and would love to
> meet local Pythonistas.   Please address questions about the workshop
> to him directly at th.perl at gmail.com
> Thanks,
> Alison

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