[portland] Meeting Recap + Reminders

Adam Lowry adam at therobots.org
Fri Apr 15 00:37:48 CEST 2011

Someone mentioned that they wanted to see the examples I made of the traceback and cgitb modules, so I put them on github:


I hope they're helpful.

(BTW, 5 minute talks are a great length! Why don't you start on one now, and then you'll be prepared?)


On Apr 14, 2011, at 12:06 PM, Michelle Rowley wrote:

> Thanks to everyone who came out to the monthly meeting Tuesday night. And
> two loud shouts out to Chris Pitzer for his talk on Learning Javascript from
> Python <http://lofiart.com/files/learning_js_from_python.zip>, and to Adam
> Lowry for demoing the
> traceback<http://docs.python.org/library/traceback.html>and
> cgitb <http://docs.python.org/library/cgitb.html> modules.
> If I weren't me I would shout at myself for talking about why everyone
> should be giving talks, which I hope has inspired everyone on this list to
> come and talk to the group about something (anything Pythonic, even if it's
> just for 5 minutes). Lightning talks are welcome at every single meeting,
> and we always have Michel's Module of the Month, another great opportunity
> to do a short talk. Everyone is *highly* encouraged to give speaking a try!
> If you have an idea for a talk topic, let us know at
> snakeherders at pdxpython.org or ping dael or jek in #pdxpython on Freenode.
> There's still room on the schedule for May's
> meeting<http://www.meetup.com/pdxpython/events/17292154/>
> !
> Speaking of May's meeting (that's on May 10th, at 6:30pm), we're doing a
> raffle that you won't want to miss. Here's the list of items so far:
> * One ticket to the Open Source Bridge
> conference<http://opensourcebridge.org/>in June!
> * One black Python logo coffee/tea mug
> * One Python logo whisky glass
> * A set of Python 3 tutorial videos
> * One Django shirt (size Large)
> * I think I'm forgetting something
> And, speaking of Open Source Bridge, one last reminder: there's still time
> to make your voice heard about the sessions you'd like to see. If you'd like
> to influence the selection committee, please read the
> proposals<http://opensourcebridge.org/events/2011/proposals> and
> leave comments by this Saturday night.
> See you next month!
> Michelle
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