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Level up your Python through your choice of a dozen bite-sized projects that introduce you to practical applications of the language. We’ll provide the projects and friendly helpers; you bring a laptop and enthusiasm. You’ll rotate through the projects that interest you the most at your own pace, and we’ll have breaks for lightningdemos talks onof awesome Python libraries and applications.
 
Level up your Python through your choice of a dozen bite-sized projects that introduce you to practical applications of the language. We’ll provide the projects and friendly helpers; you bring a laptop and enthusiasm. You’ll rotate through the projects that interest you the most at your own pace, and we’ll have breaks for lightning talks on awesome Python libraries and applications.
 
<b>Date</b>: Saturday, July 28th, 2012<br />
<b>Location</b>: Microsoft New England R&D Center, One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142<br />
<b>Audience</b>: Intermediate Python programmers<br />
<b>RSVP</b>: http://meetup.bostonpython.com/events/72888922/<br />
 
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* The Twitter API
* Regular Expressions and Cheating at Words with Friends
 
== Prerequisites ==
 
This event is perfect for you if:
# You know Python language basics, including dictionaries, lists, for loops, and writing functions
# You are comfortable with looking up Python information when you need it (example: if you needed to learn about generating random numbers in Python, you'd be comfortable with Googling for and reading through the relevant documentation)
and at least one of the following is true:
# You want to practice writing programs in Python from scratch
# You want to learn about and practice more advanced Python/CS concepts, like classes and object-oriented programming
# You want to learn about and practice using useful Python libraries, for example to talk to a database, make graphs, or create graphical games
 
== Registration ==
 
To attend the workshop, please [http://meetup.bostonpython.com/events/72888922/ RSVP through the Boston Python user group]. You'll need to create a meetup.com account to RSVP. If you RSVP and then decide that you aren't attending, please update your status through the meetup.com interface so we can notify someone from the waitlist.
 
If the event is full, please sign up for the wait list. If spots open up, meetup.com will let you know. We'll also give priority to wait-listers for future workshops.
 
<font size="+1">Please visit [[Intermediate Python Workshop/Projects| our project page]] for the full list of projects we've curated for this event.</font>
* [http://web.mit.edu/jesstess/www/IntermediatePythonWorkshop/intermediate_workshop_intro.pdf| Intro slides]
* [http://web.mit.edu/jesstess/www/IntermediatePythonWorkshop/intermediate_workshop_wrap_up.pdf| Wrap-up slides]
 
== Venue and Logistics ==
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