April Newsletter

Sun 10 April 2016 by Micah Denbraver

Pythonistas,

Sorry about the belated email! Here are your updates for this month:

Upcoming events


Django Girls San Diego (djangogirls.org)
Django Girls is coming to San Diego! The San Diego workshop will be on Saturday, July 30th. They are an organization that facilitates one-day programming workshops for women that want to write their first website. It will probably take place in late Spring or early Summer, keep an eye out for more info.

Saturday study group (meetup.com)
San Diego PyLadies and SD Python are continuing the Saturday study group at the Ansir Innovation Center (1pm - 4pm) The goal of the Saturday study group is to learn Python together in a collaborative environment. The study group is open to people of all skill levels and is particularly open to those new to Python.
Bring a laptop!

PyLadies Casual Study Group (meetup.com)
San Diego PyLadies are meeting at Eclipse Chocolate on Tuesday April 12 at 6pm. Get some of the best chocolate in San Diego and learn some code. Whether you are interested in learning Python or a Python pro looking to keep your skills fresh with a friendly group of Ladies and supportive men, this is the group for you.

Monthly Meetup (meetup.com)
Our regular monthly meetup will be held at the Ansir Innovation Center on Thursday April 28 at 7pm. We are actively seeking speakers for five to ten minute lightning talks. Please comment on the event in Meetup if you're interested in speaking.

Coworking Jelly (meetup.com)
Jelly is a casual working event that takes place in hundreds of cities all over the world on Monday April 11th. There is no agenda, no speaker, nothing. Just bring your laptop and work stuff, come by Ansir, and work out of our space for a day (for free! including coffee!).

PyCon: On Rails (pythononrails.us)
Take the train to PyCon and join fellow Python enthusiasts for a 30 hour train ride up the California coast. The train will leave Thursday morning, to arrive Friday afternoon in Portland. Email for more info: snakes@pythononrails.us

News


Ansir Innovation Center (ansirsd.com)
Ansir, the SD community co-working space is going through spring cleaning, improving the layout of the co-working space and opening up new areas with:

  • a donate-a-book / adopt-a-book library
  • knitting & craft corner
  • private phone booth / napping closet
  • open work area with a new layout optimized for workshops

Come and check it out !

Ansir Newsletter (list-manage.com)
This newsletter is the official source of Ansir-related news. In each newsletter we'll share with you:

  • Events going on at Ansir
  • Tasty food near Ansir
  • Important changes at Ansir
  • other cool events in San Diego

We group our announcements and we promise not to spam you.

Collective1939 (strikingly.com)
Collective1939 is a creative coworking space in El Cajon. Crowdfunding may be starting sometime this month.

Jobs


Python Engineer (eastridge.com)
"Our industry employs millions of people around the world. But the software that powers it has a notorious reputation. Too frequently, enterprise software is poorly designed, not extensible, and difficult to maintain. At Eastridge, our vision is to defy those expectations. We built our industry's first RESTful cloud platform. Our platform enables us to develop applications in a fraction of the time, while making it easy to integrate 3rd parties."

Backend Django Developer (signspan.com)
SignSpan is a San Diego-based startup focused on developing a digital signage cloud platform. We are looking for a remote, part-time backend developer conversant in python and Django. Responsibilities include design, implementation, and maintenance of REST APIs. Expertise in Mandrill, AWS, Swagger, agile, and JIRA are highly recommended. Contact Tom for details.

Python Developer Consultant (linkedin.com)
A client in the La Jolla/UTC area is looking for a candidate with heavy Python development. Knowledge of Apache, Linux, multiprocessing, SQL, Mongo DB and HBase is helpful. Contact Diego with Sayva Solutions for details.

Technical Lead - Software Development for System Profiling & Analysis Tools (Qualcomm San Diego, CA)
As seen on Hacker News : Qualcomm's Chip Architecture team is looking for developers to build profiling tools that our engineers use to gain critical insights into the performance of mobile chips that power billions of devices worldwide.

Software Developer for System Profiling & Analysis Tools (Qualcomm San Diego, CA)
As seen on Hacker News : Qualcomm's Chip Architecture team is looking for developers to build profiling tools that our engineers use to gain critical insights into the performance of mobile chips that power billions of devices worldwide.


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Notes


We are always looking for people willing to help organize San Diego Python. Can you help film speakers at the monthly meetup? Would you like to put together this newsletter once in a while? Want to help at the beginners table at the Saturday study group? Ask an organizer how you can help!

You can always talk to us at #sandiegopython on Freenode and if you feel we're doing a great job then the PSF accepts donations on our behalf.