November Newsletter

Fri 01 November 2013 by David Fischer

San Diego Pythoneers,

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Tango with Django (
For those who can't make our upcoming workshop or for those looking for an additional resource for learning Django, Tango with Django is a free learning guide for creating a fully fledged website with Django.

San Diego Python book exchange
San Diego Python is starting a technical book exchange. We are accepting books that folks are done reading and we have a number to lend out as well. Currently our loaner list has books on Django, algorithms, Git and more. Email us for details.

Upcoming events

Test-driven Django development workshop (
San Diego Python is hosting a workshop introducing Django through a test-driven lens on November 2nd (tomorrow!). This is a free event sponsored by the Python Software Foundation Outreach and Education committee.

jQuery conference (
jQuery conference is coming to San Diego's Mission Valley February 12-13 with training (the Roost conference) happening the two days prior. jQuery is a JavaScript technology for building website front-ends and is commonly used with back-end technologies such as Django or Flask.

Pycon US (
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.


Senior Python engineer (
Reine from Gaikai (a Sony Computer Entertainment company) is looking for Python engineers to join their cloud engineering team in Aliso Viejo. Gaikai is building out the world-wide cloud network to support the Playstation 4.

Python software engineer wanted (
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.

Programmer analyst ( Biomedical data analyst (
Jason from UCSD is looking to fill a few positions at UCSD research in Hillcrest. The programmer analyst position leans slightly heavier on the web side of Python while the data analyst opening leans heavier on the statistical side of Python.

Web developer (
1AppWorks, a stealth-mode startup in La Jolla, is looking for an experienced web developer familiar with Python, PHP, Drupal, Django or Google App Engine.

Would you like to see your job opening posted here? Send it to us. It's free.