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You don't need to be a Pro @ Python to crack the code of Pycon

Posted by Jason Wattier on Thu 04 October 2018 in PyCon • Tagged with pycon, story, learning • 8 min read

I wanted to write this article to distill any preconceived notion that you have to be an "expert" or "non-newbie" in order to get a lot of value from going to PyCon, the largest of the annual Python conferences. Along the way I want to use my personal experience to highlight some tips for success.


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PyCon 2018 - My First PyCon

Posted by Julian on Sat 19 May 2018 in PyCon • Tagged with conference, pycon, learning, community, networking • 6 min read

Going into my first PyCon was pretty daunting. Luckily, the Python community is absolutely incredible so my fears quickly faded. Surprisingly, there was a lot to gain that wasn't actually technical or code related. Read on for a recap of the experience.


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5 Things we Learned Co-hosting a Live Code Challenge Workshop

Posted by Bob on Sat 11 November 2017 in PyCon • Tagged with code challenges, community, Python Alicante, live coding, learning, retrospective, talks, Marvel, fun • 4 min read

Yesterday we hosted PyChallengeDay together with Python Alicante. I am sure the folks that joined us stretched their coding skills. And we learned a couple of things too which we will share in this article. Hopefullly it inspires you to host a workshop yourself to grow the awesome Python community.


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PyCon 2017 - Digest, Impressions, Reflection

Posted by Bob on Wed 24 May 2017 in PyCon • Tagged with conference, pycon, learning, community, networking, bokeh, parallel, mentoring, photos • 3 min read

PyCon 2017 was such a great conference, I made so many good connections, got to see many good things the community is working on. It was very inspiring. In this article a digest.


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