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PyCon 2009 – Namespaces Talk with Jeff Rush

The first PyCon talk I attended was entitled About Python Namespaces (and Code Objects), presented by Jeff Rush. This talk was a little over my head. Be sure to grab the slides and watch the video when and if the PyCon organizers post them.

PyCon 2009 Day 1 – Plenary and Morning Lightning

On March 27th,  2009, PyCon Chicago really started off. Some might call the previous two days of tutorials a pre-PyCon, but the “real” conference didn’t start until today. This morning, the organizers have scheduled an opening Plenary and some morning lightning talks. After the lightning is over, we have a break and then it’s on …

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PyCon 2009 Tutorial Days

Today the Pycon 2009 tutorial days finished. I attended both TurboGears classes on Wednesday, and then I went to the Py.Test and Internet Programming classes on Thursday. The TurboGears classes were mostly led by Mark Ramm, one of the core TG developers. Unfortunately, his class notes, slides and code samples were riddled with errors and …

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XKCD Artist Banned From PyCon

Last week, PyCon officials banned Randall Munroe of the webcomic, XKCD from PyCon. This is an odd move after licensing one of his comics for last year’s conference. Of course, if you look at the PyCon mailing list’s archives, you’ll soon realize that this is a publicity stunt and they are instead trying very hard …

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PyCon 2009 is coming and I’m going!

PyCon 2009 will be in Chicago, IL again starting Friday, March 27. Last year there was over 1000 people there and I know there are hopes that the attendance record of yesteryear will be broken yet again this year. I am going to this year for my 2nd time.