UPCOMING MEETINGS

Thu, Nov 11 2021 at 06:00 PM at Remote Meeting

Python at Zoro
(10 Minutes)
By: Joe Neylon
Experience Level: Novice

Zoro is an online distributor of products for B2B customers, focused on helping small businesses easily find what they need to grow and maintain their businesses. Today, we have over eight million products available—and that number is expected to keep growing. We work with third-party suppliers to provide products and fulfill orders for our customers.

Zoro uses Python with Django for its ecomerce site, as well as for data science, ETLs, and microservices.

Python at JFrog
(15 Minutes)
By: Daniel Keler
Experience Level: Novice

Python at JFrog

At JFrog, we are making endless software versions a thing of the past, with liquid software that flows continuously and automatically from build all the way to deployment.  With this in mind, we’ve developed the world’s first universal artifact management platform, ushering in a new era in DevOps – Continuous Updates. Ten years later, with thousands of customers, and millions of users globally, JFrog has become the “Database of DevOps” and de-facto standard in release and update management.

JFrog embraces the Python language for multiple uses cases and technology solutions including provisioning machines, tooling for Pipelines, creating machine learning models, securing Python modules, and even Python-based micro services in the JFrog Platform.

 
Python at Wargaming
(10 Minutes)
By: Shawn Guiney & Heather White
Experience Level: Novice

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher. One of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market, the company delivers authentic gaming experiences and services across PC, console and mobile platforms.  We deliver legendary online games. Globally. With passion.

Wargmaing’s Chicago office focuses on building World of Tanks Console, a team-based massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored combat. Players immerse themselves in fierce 15-v-15 tank combat with opponents from around the world, fight it out on more than 90 different maps, and take command of their preferred vehicle out of over 740 tanks from 11 different nations. World of Tanks Console is played by more than 20 million players worldwide and is available on all generations of PlayStation® and Xbox One. It also runs on Python.

Hacking for Cleaner Air - NuMat Technologies
(15 Minutes)
By: Patrick Fuller
Experience Level: Novice

NuMat Technologies is a team of chemists, chemical engineers, and computer scientists developing advanced materials to remove toxic chemicals and greenhouse gases from air, water, and more.

Founded by computer scientists and working with a new material class that lends itself well to computational design, NuMat puts computation at the forefront of the business. Whether this is developing automated material design "recommendation engines", building robotics for high-throughput experimentation, or maintaining our in-house enterprise resource planning applications, NuMat's computational team touches every aspect of the company.

Expect to see async and advanced communication protocols in robotics, Django+SQL with our ERP applications, and HPC management software like Dask and Jupyter in our computational material design.