MM - Japhy/Sebastian - Mining and charting
We'll go over how to set up a daemon for mining public data using tornado, then loading that data into some web based charts.
ChiPy Mentorship 7-Minute Retrospective
Tom Yarrish and Paul Ebreo will talk about their experience of the 12 week mentorship program. They will talk about what went well and what went not-so well. They will share what they learned and give tips and tricks for a successful mentor/mentee relationship. Paul is very passionate about programming, software testing, open hardware and teaching and Tom is a Digital Forensic Analyst and teaches at Loyola University.
Python Data Science 101 - how mentoring helped me get from raw data to SKLearn by Ben Reid
Ben will be talking about his experience getting started with Python Data Science using pandas and sci-kit learn, with Don's assistance, via the Chipy mentoring pilot program. Don is an Independent Technology Consultant, iPhone Developer and Software Architect and currently consulting with clients using Hadoop. Ben is a Senior Business Development Manager at Orbitz Worldwide and is a self taught programmer.
Don is @dondrake on Twitter and Ben can be reached at
Being A Mentee In The ChiPy Mentorship
Mentors can be incredibly valuable in helping understand software. I want to share some of the insights I have learned from my mentorship. I believe there are important lessons to be learned from mentors that can make programming a much better experience.
Example app using Flask and pg8000 (Postgres) on Heroku
We walk through the architecture, development process, and a few gotchas of deploying a web application on Heroku using their free Postgresql instance, and the Python libraries 'flask' and 'pg8000'
Python Mentors Lightning Talk – Chris & Rahul
Chris and Rahul would be talking about making RESTful API with Python. Chris was an Associate Writer at Ars Technica and is currently a Senior Systems Engineer at Vokal. Rahul is pursuing his MS in Computer Science at Illinois Institute of Technology.
Chris is @foresmac on Twitter and Rahul can be reached at https://www.linkedin.com/in/rahul013k