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NEXT EVENT: CHIPY DECEMBER 2022 __MAIN__ MEETING

Description:

Join us for the 2022 Ultimate Language Shootout in-person __ main __ meeting! Thank you to Zoro for hosting!

Here's how it works. Speakers will:

  • Give a 5 minute lightening talk about any language that isn't Python
  • Compare their chosen language to Python
  • Talk about why that language is the best language (after Python, of course)

There will be a prize for the best talk.

RSVP BELOW (Please RSVP by EOD Wednesday)

 

Speak - it's not too late to compete! …

When: Dec. 8, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Zoro

500 W Madison

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Current Attendance:
In Person Pythonistas: 21
Virtual Pythonistas: 2

TOPICS FOR NEXT EVENT

SQL
By: Heather White
Experience Level: Novice

SQL is a declarative, recursive language.  For this year's Ultimate Language Shootout, I'm going to talk about how SQL is the best language that's not Python. 

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Ultimate Language Shootout: R
By: Natasha Polishchuk
Experience Level: Novice

In keeping with the proposed theme, I'd be happy to introduce R and compare/contrast it to Python. I'd like to talk especially about how well suited R is to Statistics, and how Pandas dataframes were inspired by R dataframes.  I've used both in my career as a data analyst and now data engineer, and initially prefered R though I've come around to the Python side.

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Racket
By: Joshua Herman
Experience Level: Novice

Contrasting the Python Programming language to Racket.

 

https://racket-lang.org

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Ultimate Language Shootout: Craiyon, a language for generating pictures
By: Phil Robare
Experience Level: Novice

Craiyon.com is a front end for a neural network that takes in free-form text and generates images.  It can be viewed as a "language" that "compiles" to produce a binary that is an image.  This is one future of programming.

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When should you rewrite in Rust
By: Adrian Garcia Badaracco
Experience Level: Intermediate

When does it make sense to use Rust? What are the top challanges a Python user will face when trying Rust for the first time?

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Founded in 2003, Chicago Python User Group is one of the world's most active programming language special interest groups with over 1,000 active members and many more prestigious alumni. Our main focus is the Python Programming Language. There are many ways to get and stay involved. Meetings are open to all levels. Our main meetings are on the 2nd Thursday of every month and happen online remotely. We have SIGs (Special Interest Groups) in: Mentorship, Data Science, Web technologies, and Finance.
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