PyCon is more than where Donglegate began. This year, PyCon boasted a record number of talks delivered by women. As always, they provided a generous financial aid program promoted by many diversity-minded groups. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) An inclusive developer conference in March for the community using and developing the open-source [...]
Posts Tagged "Django"
Apply early and do your best on the application, but do not agonize over it. Also please don’t wait until the start of Hacker School to start building. Start now. If you want to go to Hacker School, just remember – keep building. By Jane Wang (Hacker, Etsy) I have received questions about Hacker School [...]
Done is better than perfect. No matter for learning or winning, aim to finish. By Michelle Sun (Student, Hackbright Academy) Last weekend, I attended my first ever hackathon and with minimal expectation, had a blast out of it and learned loads. My team did not win, nor did most of us slept at the event, [...]
By Esther Nam & Sophia Viklund (Co-Organizers & Board Members, PyLadies) The PyLadies’ mission is to promote and improve the Python community through workshops, outreach and social activities. It was started by a core group of seven female Python developers who decided that calls for diversity required action, rather than… repeated calls for diversity. We [...]
By Esther Nam (Co-Organizer, PyLadies) The Los Angeles PyLadies are continuing their summer series of hackathons with a Django-themed day sponsored by Mahalo, in partnership with the LA Django Meetup Group. The Django web framework is a great way to learn Python while quickly building and deploying a simple and useful web application or two, [...]
By Tracy Osborn (Founder, WeddingType) At first, I thought my life’s path lay in programming: I was in high school, building table-based websites and deduced that if I was good at HTML, I would be good at programming. But literally the first day of my classes in computer science, I realized something was wrong; I [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Pasadena, CA — Come and learn the Python programming language on Sunday, May 15 in Los Angeles. The Intro to Python Workshop will be taught by Audrey Roy and Katharine Jarmul, and assisted by Christine Cheung, Esther Nam, Jessica Stanton, Sandy Strong, and Sophia Viklund. The PyLadies [...]