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Thu, Apr 11 2013 at 07:00 PM at Threadless

Threadless Loves Python
By: Mike Steder

In the last year the Threadless engineering department has almost completely changed from PHP and MySQL to Python and MongoDB. I would like to do a brief overview of how we use Python today which will cover our replatformed website, our API, and our internal message queuing system.
SXSW Interactive 2013
(15 Minutes)
By: Adam Forsyth

- Themes - Keynotes - Chicago Tech @ SXSW - Other Highlights - Q&A
Concurrency in Python and other Languages
(25 Minutes)
By: Daniel Griffin

- 1 minute pitch about OpDemand and what we do. - Processing HTTP requests with Twisted. - Dealing with blocking code in Twisted (couchdb-python and pika). - Doing long running work with Celery from Twisted. - Communicating between web workers with ZMQ. - Writing code that can be concurrent.
105 Python enthusiasts attended this meeting.

Thu, Mar 21 2013 at 07:00 PM at The Onion

Using PyJnius to talk to Android devices
(30 Minutes)
By: Matt Dorn

Overview of a library that facilitates communication with Android devices via Python -- depending on interest, could include an overview of other Python/Java libraries and/or other ways to use Python with Android.
Python Deployments at The Onion (and elsewhere)
(30 Minutes)
By: Chris Sinchok

Chris will cover various Python deployment strategies and technologies, ranging from the naïve (git pull) to the more robust (fabric, capistrano) to the "Enterprise" (Python native package deployments, etc). In order to illustrate these different strategies and technologies, he will take examples from my past projects, and the constantly-evolving Onion deploy process.
128 Python enthusiasts attended this meeting.