PyCon 2013: Young Coder "Lets Learn Python" Tutorial

Posted by: barbara | Date: Jan 28, 2013 | Category: PyCon

At PyCon 2013, I'll be participating in my first-ever tutorial, helping Katie Cunningham as we introduce 12- to 18-year-olds to the world of Python coding.

From the official description:

    "This free tutorial will explore how to program using Python by making games. The workshop will start with learning Python's simple ...

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PyLadies Austin In 2013

Posted by: barbara | Date: Jan 10, 2013 | Category: Python

This year is shaping up to be a busy one. On my arrival in Austin I founded a PyLadies chapter, and our first meeting is scheduled for tonight. We'll be doing a round of introductions, then brainstorming about what projects we'd like to get to work on in ...

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Happy New Year!

Posted by: barbara | Date: Dec 31, 2012 | Category: Personal

At the end of every year I see people saying something like "Good riddance, Year X, you sucked, let's hope Year Y brings something better." I've got good reason to say something like that as well - this year brought something pretty big and awful with it. But it also ...

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Luckily, I Speek Leet

Posted by: barbara | Date: Dec 05, 2012 | Category: The Internets

This never stops being funny.



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Community Contributions: A Follow-Up

Posted by: barbara | Date: Dec 04, 2012 | Category: Django DjangoCon Girl Geeks PyCon Python

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post about contributing to community. A month later, that post was republished by the folks at Red Hat, in their online magazine OpenSource.com. When that article went up, I had a chance to read through it again and realized that ...

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