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Resources from the 2016 AMS Python Symposium

The screencasts/handouts of the talks from the Sixth AMS Python Symposium are up! See here. Additionally, here are the resources for the Brief Python Tutorials Workshops held during the Symposium (not all instructors had resources to share): (1) Hannah Aizenman … Continue reading

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GeoPython Conference!

Christen Martin posted this today on the mailing list: I’m pleased to announce the upcoming GeoPython conference, which takes place in Basel, Switzerland June 22 to 24, 2016. The conference is about Geo&Python and it would be great to have … Continue reading

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Python Programming and Visualization for Scientists

Alex DeCaria’s book Python Programming and Visualization for Scientists book is done and ready for pre-order! Please see the book’s page for details. It looks like a great text!

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New Getting Started Page

Damien Irving has written a great “Getting Started” page for this site. If you know someone who could benefit from it, please pass it along!

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2016 AMS Python Symposium and Short Courses

Here’s the program for the AMS Sixth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python: https://ams.confex.com/ams/96Annual/webprogram/6PYTHON.html And AMS is offering two Python-related short courses, a beginner’scourse on Python and a PyNIO and related Python tools course. See here for … Continue reading

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What to Use for User-Interfaces

This week on the mailing list, there was a neat thread about what to use for writing user-interfaces in Python. Here was a list of recommended graphical user-interface packages: Qt: pyQt or pySide. PyGTK wxPython Glade + PyGTK Chris Barker … Continue reading

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AMS Python Symposium Abstract Submission Extension

The submission deadline for the AMS Python Symposium has been extended to Aug 10, 2015. To submit, please use the link on this page: https://ams.confex.com/ams/96Annual/oasys.epl (The link on the Call for Papers page has been de-activated.) Thanks!

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AGU Session on Python!

Sheri Mickelson posted the following to the PyAOS mailing list: We would like to invite you to submit an abstract to our AGU session “Python Solutions for the Earth Sciences”. We created this session in order to promote Python within … Continue reading

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Call for Papers for the 2016 AMS Python Symposium

The 2016 AMS Python Symposium will be held in New Orleans during the AMS Annual Meeting (which is January 10-14, 2016). Here’s the call for papers: http://annual.ametsoc.org/2016/index.cfm/programs-and-events/conferences-and-symposia/sixth-symposium-on-advances-in-modeling-and-analysis-using-python/ We’re still in the planning stages regarding exactly how many days the Symposium … Continue reading

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AMS Fifth Python Symposium Recordings are Up

The recordings (screencasts) from the AMS Fifth Python Symposium are available here. Enjoy!

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