Sunday, January 24, 2016

PYPTUG Monthly meeting (#3D, #matplotlib)


  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016

    6:00 PM
  • Manchester Hall Room 241

    Wake Forest University, Winston SalemNC


  • Come join PYPTUG at out next monthly meeting (January 26th 2016) 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. Monthly meetings are in addition to our project nights. 

    What
    Meeting will start at 6:00pm. Please note 6PM.

    Come join PYPTUG at out next monthly meeting.
    "3D visuals for fun and profit"
    We live in a 3-dimensional world, but most of us are still stuck with a 2D display. Part presentation, part hands on, we'll get familiar with the python ecosystem that allows us to get out and play with the 3rd dimension.
    If you want to follow along, you should have installed Python (3.4 preferred) and numpy / matplotlib. That will get you started. If you also install seaborn, jupyter notebook and ipython, you'll be able to replicate everything we will do.


    Lightning talks!  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. 

    Where
    Wake Forest University, close to Polo Rd and University Parkway:
    Manchester Hall
    room: Manchester 241 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:

    https://groups.google.com/d/forum/pyptug?hl=en

    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:

    http://www.meetup.com/PYthon-Piedmont-Triad-User-Group-PYPTUG/events/227335910/

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