Sunday, May 12, 2013

DFW Pythoneers Meeting May 14, 2013

I like to talk about Python. - Kevin Horn

11 Python Enthusiasts showed up at the Gravity Center for the meeting. After brief introductions, Kevin was gracious enough to take charge of the presentation and demo vitualenv and pip.

Kevin also discussed various package repositories, Unofficial Windows Binaries for Python Extension Packages, scipy, numpy, ipython, mingw and Chocolatey for Windows.

Mention was made of the forth coming PyTexas conference in August and, where various talks and tutorial are available for view.

The main focus of the second half of the meeting was data, databases and Python. Topics of discussion were: CSV, json, pickle, dbapi, SQLite, SQLAlchemy, sqlautocode and Alembic.

After the meeting a group of us went to Cafe Brazil for food and further discussion.