ANN: SV/SF Python User Group mtg Wed 10/9 7:30pm (fwd)

Wesley Chun wesc at deirdre.org
Tue Oct 8 01:41:43 CEST 2002


BayPIGgies: Silicon Valley-San Francisco Bay Area Python Users Group

Agenda:  Python at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention
When:    October 9, 2002 @ 7:30pm
Where:   Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Speaker: Wesley Chun

Wesley will give a run down on some of the key talks at this year's
O'Reilly Open Source Convention which happened late July in case you
were not able to go. Some of the talks to be summarized include:

- Guido's Python State of the Union [with updates on 2.2 and 2.3]

- Guido's talk on what he feels are regrets in Python

- the Bioinformatics Keynotes from Ewan Birney and Jim Kent

- the PythonCard talk (HyperCard-motivated wxPython GUI builder,
    a la Glade for pyGTK) by Kevin Altis and Patrick O'Brien

- Jason Asbahr's talk on using Python for developing game logic,
    not to mention his ports of Python to the Sony PlayStation 2
    and Nintendo Gamecube!

Download links:

- Guido's essays and presentations
    http://python.org/doc/essays/ppt/

- various O'Reilly OSCON 2002 presentations
    http://conferences.oreillynet.com/pub/w/15/presentations.html

We are actively seeking speakers for BayPIGgies, so if you would
like to give a talk at one of our meetings (any Python-related
topic), please contact us!

more info including directions:    http://www.baypiggies.net

hope to see some of you on Wednesday!

-wesley

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