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PDX Python and Pyladies PDX Present Monthly Presentation Night

New Relic
111 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 2700
Portland, Oregon 97204, United States (map)
Public WiFi

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Check in at the security desk to get access to the 27th floor. This usually isn't required for official events and meetups.

Elevators open at 6PM. 27th floor (Westernmost elevator bank)

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Come join us for Pythonic talks!

This month:

  • Why use Python Type Hints? - by Neil Pilgrim

Python already has types - what are these newfangled hints you speak of? Are they trying to turn my lovely Python into an overly-verbose strict language like Java or C++? Let's explore what these new(ish) aspects of the language look like, and what benefits they can bring - if you want to use them!

  • Lessons Learned During Advent of Code 2018 by Chris Freeman postponed

About our speakers:

Neil Pilgrim built up his development skills writing scientific physics simulations in C++, but now mainly develops in Python as his language of choice. In the last year or two he has become increasingly engaged with the Open Source Zulip team-chat community after sprinting with them at PyCon 2017, which opened his eyes to the wonder and challenges that Type Hints bring to Python!

Join us afterward upstairs at Bailey's Upper Lip (213 SW Broadway) to continue our snaky discussions over a beverage.

Do you have something you'd like to share? Email us (info@pdxpython.io).

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