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PDX Python and Pyladies PDX Present Monthly Presentation Night

Alchemy Code Lab
30 NW 10th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209 (map)

Doors open at 6:30PM.

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Come join us for Pythonic talks!

Note temporary Venue Change to Alchemy Labs. 7PM start time

This month:

  • Light Up Your Life - With Python and LEDs! by Nina Zakharenko

Python opens a whole new world of working with wearable electronics. MicroPython and CircuitPython are Python variants that can run with just 256k of storage space and 16k of RAM. Learn how to program LEDs with Python, to light up your life with code and creativity

  • Lessons Learned During Advent of Code 2018 by Chris Freeman

Advent of Code is an Advent calendar of small programming puzzles. All AoC puzzles have a solution "that complete in at most 15 seconds on ten-year-old hardware". In this talk, Chris will cover strategies and lessons learning during the 2018 AoC to reach this goal using Python.

About our speakers:

Nina Zakharenko is a Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft, focusing on Python. Before joining Microsoft, she was a Senior Software Engineer with over a decade of experience writing software for companies like Reddit, Meetup, and HBO. In her spare time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, and tinkering with wearable electronics from her home base in Portland, OR.

Chris is a freelance computer engineer and software developer. In his spare time, he can be found answering Python question on Treehouse Community forum.

April Venue - Alchemy Code Lab! 30 NW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97227

Special thanks to Alchemy for stepping up to host us this month

Please note this event opens at 6:30 and talks start at 7pm!

Join us afterwards at The Quality Bar 931 SW Oak St 97205 to continue the discussion over a beverage.

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

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