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.
At the last Pyowa (Iowa Python Users Group) meeting, we decided that we would put out a survey to see what we could do to draw more people to our group. The responses led us to decide to try out a different schedule. We will try meeting a different day of the week at a […]
New programmers start using Python and wxPython each week. So it follows that every few months, I see people asking how to redirect stdout to a wx.TextCtrl on comp.lang.python or the wxPython mailing list. Since this is such a common question, I thought I would write an article about it. Regular readers will know that […]
September 27, 2008
I recently started a Python Users Group for Iowa as there didn't seem to be one and I thought it would be fun. We had our first meeting last Wednesday, the 24th of September, 2008. We had eight people there, including myself. Of that group, only half knew how to program in Python. Thus, we […]
September 26, 2008
Porting an application from one OS to another can be a time consuming process. Fortunately, wxPython takes the pain out of the process. This is only the 2nd time that I've ported my code to Linux. I usually write for Windows XP on Windows XP at work. When I originally wrote wxPyMail for work, I […]
In this article, I am going to go over the steps needed to package up my program, wxPyMail, so I can distribute it to other Windows users. I will be using Andrea Gavana's excellent GUI2Exe utility for creating an executable and I'll use Inno Setup to create an installer. I've been told that Andrea is […]