ANN ChiPy February Meeting Thursday, 12th, at Sully's
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Fri Feb 6 17:05:39 CET 2009
Chicago Python User Group
Go ChiPy! After last month's hugely successful language comparison
mayhem, the world's most successful user group strikes again!
Robots and OS Packaging, are the major topic areas.
James Snyder, from Northwestern University's Biomedical Engineering
Department, will be serializing Arduino microcontroller with Python
for robotic pursuits. Jason Huggins, co-founder of Sauce Labs Inc and
creator of Selenium, will follow up with a quick demo of his Arduino-
based Ambient Orb clone, called 'orbison' (http://code.google.com/p/orbison/
For the second part, Cosmin Stejerean, software engineering and
computer security specialist, will cover how to package your Python
package with tools like py2app and py2exe. Massimo Di Pierro,
professor at DePaul CTI, will get some brief help porting his popular
web2py Enterprise Web Framework to a linux package from a live
audience. Let's see if it is possible in 10 minutes!
Last but not least, William Scullin, Argonne National Laboratory and
cheese lover, will present on bcfg2, a tool written in Python for
system administrators to fingerprint their environment and about
Python, in general, on IBM's BlueGene /P supercompter.
There will be a moment of silence in respect to Unix Timestamp
Our host for the meeting is Sully's House Tap Room & Grill. All ages
are welcome to this Free Private Event. For those of age, Sully’s
House offer 20 Beers on tap, and 35 Bottles - all craft and
microbrewery, specializing in Belgium, Irish and German selections.
Enjoy great Bar Food & Pizza from our Italian Oven and Daily
discounted menu specials. The host has given us a dedicated
bartender. We will meet in the private party room on the second floor
that is well equipped with top of the line video equipment – 100” HD
screen & full A/V accessibility with Rock Band & Wii. Nice big space,
bring a friend. Thanks Sully's!!!
This *will* be our best meeting yet.
* Arduino + Python, James Snyder
* Orb demo, Jason Huggins
* py2app and py2exe, Cosmin Stejerean
* help package web2py for linux, Massimo Di Pierro
* IBM's BlueGene /P bcfg2, William Scullin
Thursday, February 12th, ~7pm
Sully’s House Tap Room & Grill, 1501 N. Dayton St. Chicago, Illinois
At the corner of Blackhawk and Dayton http://www.sullyshouse.com/
(2) Blocks from the North & Clybourn Red Line stop. Free street
ChiPy is a group of Chicago Python Programmers, l33t, and n00bs.
Meetings are held monthly at various locations around Chicago.
Also, ChiPy is a proud sponsor of many Open Source and Educational
efforts in Chicago. Stay tuned to the mailing list for more info.
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