[svlug] BayPIGgies meeting Thursday, April 22, 2010: From "Invent with Python" to Pygame

jim jim at well.com
Wed Apr 21 11:12:28 PDT 2010


BayPIGgies meeting Thursday, March 25, 2010: From "Invent with Python"
to Pygame 

Tonight's talk is 
* From "Invent with Python" to Pygame 
by Al Sweigart 
 

Meetings usually start with a Newbie Nugget, a short discussion 
of an essential Python feature, especially for those new to 
Python. 
Tonight's Newbie Nugget: If time allows, discussion of Python 
features and techniques 
 

LOCATION 
Symantec Corporation
Symantec Vcafe
350 Ellis Street
Mountain View, CA 94043
http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&fb=1&split=1&gl=us&ei=w6i_Sfr6MZmQsQOzlv0v&hl=en&t=h&msa=0&msid=116202735295394761637.00046550c09ff3d96bff1&ll=37.397693,-122.053707&spn=0.002902,0.004828&z=18

BayPIGgies meeting information is available at 
http://www.baypiggies.net/ 


------------------------ Agenda ------------------------


..... 7:30 PM ...........................
General hubbub, inventory end-of-meeting announcements, any 
first-minute announcements. 


..... 7:35 PM to 7:45 PM ................
Newbie Nugget: deferred until after the end of main talk  


..... 7:45 PM to 8:40 PM (or so) ................
* From "Invent with Python" to Pygame 

I'll talk about the book, which is available in full under a 
Creative Commons license at 
http://inventwithpython.com 
as well as the process of writing it. I'll also go through the 
last chapter, which is a light intro to Pygame, just to show 
off what Pygame can do. 
   (from the web site: ) "Python is the new BASIC", "Invent 
with Python" is designed to teach real programming in Python.


..... 8:50 PM to 9:30 PM  ................
Mapping and Random Access

Mapping is a rapid-fire audience announcement of issues, hiring, 
events, and other topics. 

Random Access follows people immediately to allow follow up on the 
announcements and other interests.






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