Python Pune Meetup, January 2015

After a vibrant response from the participants at the first Python Pune meetup, we planned for the second chapter on January 31, 2015 at Red Hat, Pune. This time the meetup was scheduled differently as compared to the previous time as we had call for papers days before the meetup which invited speakers from outside to speak on different topics. As usual, the RSVP on the meetup page was flooding and we had a huge waiting list of people who…

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PyLadies, Pune (January, 2015)

After long days of planning, we were finally able to organize the first chapter of PyLadies, Pune on January 24, 2015 at Cummins College of Engineering, Pune. PyLadies is an international mentorship group which support women who are interested in programming using Python. Keeping the current scenario in mind about women participation in the open source community, we thought it was required to encourage more women participation. The number of girls who turned up at the event was a little…

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Python Pune Meetup, December 2014

The winter edition of Python Pune meetup¬†was held on December 6, 2014 at Red Hat, Pune. Our intention was to take a first step in bringing together all the the Pythoners across the city and build a strong python community in Pune. The last meetup was held way back in April, 2014 and we thought of bringing the series back to life. The main driving factor behind this was Chandan Kumar who came up with the idea and I along…

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Experience at PyCon India, Bangalore 2013

I attended PyCon India, Bangalore from 30 Aug,2013 to 1 Sep, 2013. It was my first time to PyCon and to Bangalore. I traveled to Bangalore an evening before the scheduled event. After landing at the airport, I was welcomed by the heavy traffic at Bangalore where it took me nearly 2 hours (more than the duration of my flight) to reach my venue for stay. The weather at Bangalore is similar to that of Pune, pleasant enough along with…

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