October Newsletter

Fri 04 October 2013 by David Fischer

San Diego Pythonistas,

We created this newsletter to inform our users about events and happenings in the local as well as larger Python community. It's also a great way to connect people looking for jobs to those with job openings.

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News

The Next Frontier of Open Data (voiceofsandiego.org)
Eric Busboom, one of San Diego Python's own and the director of the San Diego Regional Data Library, was featured in a recent Voice of San Diego article on open city data.

PyCharm Community Edition (jetbrains.com)
PyCharm, a popular Python editor has released a free version of its popular editor. This is a great tool for seasoned pros as well as those just getting started with Python.

Upcoming events

San Diego Python Monthly Meetup (meetup.com)
San Diego Python's monthly meetup on October 24 will feature a talk on extending NumPy with C by Jaime Fernandez and a talk on the Blender Game Engine by JT Nelson. See you there.

PyLadies Demo Night (meetup.com)
San Diego PyLadies, a group for women and men interested helping women become leaders in the Python community, is having a project demo night at UCSD's CAL IT2 building on October 29. Come check out what your fellow PyLadies are working on.

Pycon US (pycon.org)
Pycon US, the largest Python interest conference, is coming up (counter-intuitively) in Montréal on April 11-13. There will be additional events, such as tutorials and sprints on either side of those dates. The schedule won't be out for a bit, but registration is open.

Jobs

Senior Python developer wanted (cybercoders.com)
Reed from Cybercoders contacted the group looking to fill this position. His client is looking for a Python developer with web and Django experience for a San Diego company in the online dating space.

Python software engineer wanted (independa.com)
Independa, a Carmel Valley based independent care technology solutions provider is looking for a Python developer familar with Django, MySQL and cloud deployment such as EC2 or Heroku. This was referred to San Diego Python by Laura and Steve of Steel Point Search.

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