Brent Watson on Python

The Regina Technology Community welcomes Brent Watson!

Topic: Python -- Introduction & Advanced Concepts
New to Python? Or are you already an expert? No matter -- come one, come all!

This talk with start with an introduction to the Python language - the good, the bad, and the awesome. The 2nd half of the talk with dive into more advanced concepts, libraries, and frameworks.

Feel free to bring a laptop if you want to type along, but it is not required. Be sure, however, to bring caffeine & brain cells as they WILL be required.

Speaker: Brent Watson
Brent is one of the Regina Technology Community facilitators. He has over 10 years of software development experience working for companies such as GE Healthcare, SaskTel, and IDnoodle. Brent has an extensive background in Java development, though most recently he has been working on mobile applications with Python backends. Brent has authored a book on the Stripes framework, has spoken at Prairie Dev Con, and is currently acting as a Technical Editor for Manning Publications Co. Brent's presentations are always flashy and interactive. Be sure to come out for his python talk. Whether you have never touched Python before or if you are an expert, there will be something for everyone.

Royal Saskatchewan Museum
2445 Albert Street, Regina

Date: Thursday evening, September 13th, 2012

Cost: Free

5:30 pm Food and social - please register if you are joining us for dinner
6:00 pm Welcome
6:05 pm Part 1
6:45 pm Break
7:00 pm Part 2
7:40 pm Closing

We need to know how much food to order! :)

If you’re joining us for dinner, please register through the Regina Technology Community website.

If you've registered and are unable to attend, please let us know.

We order food at 12:00 pm on the day of the event, so please register (or unregister) before then!

Season Sponsors:
Paradigm Consulting Group
Microsoft Canada
Sutherland Consulting
Greystone Managed Investments
Solvera Solutions
Prairie Developer Conference
ISM Canada

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