Sunday, April 27, 2014

PYPTUG Meeting - April 28th

PYthon Piedmont Triad User Group meeting

Come join PYPTUG at out next meeting (April 28th 2014) to learn more about the Python programming language, modules and tools. Python is the perfect language to learn if you've never programmed before, and at the other end, it is also the perfect tool that no expert would do without.


Meeting will start at 5:30pm.

We will open on an Intro to PYPTUG and on how to get started with Python, PYPTUG activities and members projects, then on to News from the community.


No main talk this month, instead we will have a pot-pourri of shorter presentations, various subjects ranging from Hadoop to Game development, in the spirit of Lightning talks!

Lightning talks!

As always, we will have some time for extemporaneous "lightning talks" of 5-10 minute duration. If you'd like to do one, some suggestions of talks were provided here, if you are looking for inspiration. Or talk about a project you are working on.


Monday, April 28th 2014
Meeting starts at 5:30PM


Wake Forest University, close to Polo Rd and University Parkway:

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109

 Map this

See also this campus map (PDF) and also the Parking Map (PDF) (Manchester hall is #20A on the parking map)

And speaking of parking:  Parking after 5pm is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The official parking policy is:
"Visitors can park in any general parking lot on campus. Visitors should avoid reserved spaces, faculty/staff lots, fire lanes or other restricted area on campus. Frequent visitors should contact Parking and Transportation to register for a parking permit."

Mailing List

Don't forget to sign up to our user group mailing list:

It is the only step required to become a PYPTUG member.

Meetup Group

In order to get a feel for how much food we'll need, we ask that you register your attendance to this meeting on meetup:

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

April Project Night

Winston Salem project night

This event is also on our meetup page:

  As always, it will be the 3rd Wednesday of the month. That's the 16th of April at 6pm.



3rd Wednesday of the month, 6pm
April 16th 2014 



635 Vine St,
Room 1130H "Dash"
Winston-Salem, NC

This will be at the new Inmar building in downtown Winston Salem, in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarters.­


Do you have a project you want to show off? Or do you need a second set of eyes on your code? Would you like to hack on an open source project? Perhaps you need help getting a module on a specific platform? Don't have a project but would like to help others or to learn more Python?

We will also have a conversation on how we (PYPTUG) will be structuring a free python class. If you are interested as mentor, student, or simply to offer suggestions, set aside some time on your calendar and come by the project night.

Even if all you want to do is come check it out out of curiosity, please do!