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= Montreal Python Workshop (Feb 22-23 2013) =
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Montreal Python is conducting workshops for non-programmers to learn programming. If you have zero experience programming computers, this is the workshop for you. (If you have very limited experience, or experience from long ago, that's OK: you'll fit right in too.)
 
 
The Montreal Python group is conducting workshops for non-programmers to learn programming. If you have zero experience programming computers, this is the workshop for you. (If you have very limited experience, or experience from long ago, that's OK: you'll fit right in too.)
 
  
 
== Time & Place ==
 
== Time & Place ==
  
Date: Feb 22-23, 2013 (1.5 days: Friday evening, all day Saturday)<br/>
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Date: March 29-30, 2013 (1.5 days: Friday evening, all day Saturday)<br/>
 
Location: Notman House, 51 Sherbrooke St W<br/>
 
Location: Notman House, 51 Sherbrooke St W<br/>
 
Language: English<br/>
 
Language: English<br/>
 
(Il y aurait aussi un atelier en français le 1-2 mars; visitez [[Atelier_Montreal_Python]] pour plus de renseignements.)
 
  
 
== Audience ==
 
== Audience ==
  
The workshop is open to anyone with no programming experience, or very limited programming experience.
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This workshop is for people who identify as women, or their friends :)
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You can come if you are a woman or are invited by a woman.
  
 
== Requirements ==
 
== Requirements ==
  
* You need a laptop that you can bring to the workshop for the full 1.5 days.
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* '''You need a laptop''' that you can bring to the workshop for the full 1.5 days.
* You need to be able to install software on that laptop.
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* You need to be able to '''install software''' on that laptop.
  
 
== Registration ==
 
== Registration ==
  
To attend the workshops, please RSVP on the eventbrite page (<link>). If you sign up and then decide that you aren't attending, please update your status so that other people can come in your place.
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To attend the workshops, please [http://mtlpythonwomen.eventbrite.ca/ register on Eventbrite].
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If you are not yourself a woman, please indicate who is inviting you.
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If you register and then decide that you aren't attending, please update your status so that other people can come in your place.
  
 
== Schedule ==
 
== Schedule ==
  
(The workshop will take place Friday, February 22 and Saturday, February 23.)
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(The workshop will take place Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30.)
  
 
* '''Friday evening, 6pm-9pm:''' set up your development environment, learn how to execute Python code from a file and interactively from a Python prompt, and learn about printing and using Python as a calculator.
 
* '''Friday evening, 6pm-9pm:''' set up your development environment, learn how to execute Python code from a file and interactively from a Python prompt, and learn about printing and using Python as a calculator.
* '''Saturday morning setup, 9:30am-10am:''' settle in, get your laptop set up, and review Friday's material. We will start the lecture promptly at 10.
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* '''Saturday morning setup, 9:30am-10am:''' settle in, get your laphttps://openhatch.org/wiki/Montreal_Python_Workshoptop set up, and review Friday's material. We will start the lecture promptly at 10.
 
* '''Saturday morning, 10am-noon:''' a 2 hour lecture-based introduction to the language.
 
* '''Saturday morning, 10am-noon:''' a 2 hour lecture-based introduction to the language.
 
* '''Saturday lunch, noon-1pm:''' we'll provide lunch. Please e-mail us with dietary restrictions as you RSVP.
 
* '''Saturday lunch, noon-1pm:''' we'll provide lunch. Please e-mail us with dietary restrictions as you RSVP.
 
* '''Saturday afternoon, 1pm-4pm:''' break out into groups to practice Python through short projects on a variety of fun and practical topics.
 
* '''Saturday afternoon, 1pm-4pm:''' break out into groups to practice Python through short projects on a variety of fun and practical topics.
* '''Saturday wrap-up, 4pm-4:30pm:''' wrap-up, next steps, and upcoming opportunities for learning and practicing Python.  
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* '''Saturday wrap-up, 4pm-4:30pm:''' wrap-up, next steps, and upcoming opportunities for learning and practicing Python.
  
 
== Resources ==
 
== Resources ==
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* [[/Friday|Friday evening setup]]
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* [[/Saturday lecture|Saturday morning lecture]]
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* [[/Saturday projects|Saturday afternoon projects]]
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* [[/Code_of_Conduct|Code of conduct]]
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* [[/Next_steps|What can I do to learn more?]]
  
 
== Daycare ==
 
== Daycare ==

Latest revision as of 23:51, 28 March 2013

Montreal Python is conducting workshops for non-programmers to learn programming. If you have zero experience programming computers, this is the workshop for you. (If you have very limited experience, or experience from long ago, that's OK: you'll fit right in too.)

Time & Place[edit]

Date: March 29-30, 2013 (1.5 days: Friday evening, all day Saturday)
Location: Notman House, 51 Sherbrooke St W
Language: English

Audience[edit]

This workshop is for people who identify as women, or their friends :) You can come if you are a woman or are invited by a woman.

Requirements[edit]

  • You need a laptop that you can bring to the workshop for the full 1.5 days.
  • You need to be able to install software on that laptop.

Registration[edit]

To attend the workshops, please register on Eventbrite. If you are not yourself a woman, please indicate who is inviting you. If you register and then decide that you aren't attending, please update your status so that other people can come in your place.

Schedule[edit]

(The workshop will take place Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30.)

  • Friday evening, 6pm-9pm: set up your development environment, learn how to execute Python code from a file and interactively from a Python prompt, and learn about printing and using Python as a calculator.
  • Saturday morning setup, 9:30am-10am: settle in, get your laphttps://openhatch.org/wiki/Montreal_Python_Workshoptop set up, and review Friday's material. We will start the lecture promptly at 10.
  • Saturday morning, 10am-noon: a 2 hour lecture-based introduction to the language.
  • Saturday lunch, noon-1pm: we'll provide lunch. Please e-mail us with dietary restrictions as you RSVP.
  • Saturday afternoon, 1pm-4pm: break out into groups to practice Python through short projects on a variety of fun and practical topics.
  • Saturday wrap-up, 4pm-4:30pm: wrap-up, next steps, and upcoming opportunities for learning and practicing Python.

Resources[edit]

Daycare[edit]

We're not able to provide childcare at this time. If this is stopping you from coming, please let us know so that we can do better in the future.

Dietary restrictions[edit]

We are providing lunch on Saturday. If you have dietary restrictions, please include them with your RSVP to the event or e-mail us as you RSVP.

Location & transportation[edit]

The workshop is being held at Notman House, 51 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal. It is sometimes cold there right now, so bring a sweater :)

The closest metro station to Notman House is St Laurent, and it's also on the 24 bus route. Google maps link: http://goo.gl/maps/aRDr0.