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Hack Night

This is the second CTPUG hack night. It's an opportunity for all those in Cape Town to gather and work on things together. If you're a newcomer looking to learn Python, there'll be experienced Pythonistas on hand to answer questions and give guidance -- we have some (really) simple exercises to get you started. If you're an old hand, come along and show people what you're working on. Gather ideas -- and maybe helpers -- and share your thoughts and experiences with others.

  • Date: 15th January 2013
  • Where: Umbono


18:30 Arrive and set up
19:00 Introductions
19:30 Work on projects
23:00 Close up


  • A laptop (or let us know beforehand and we'll make a plan)

Things we'll have at the venue

  • Tea, coffee, hot chocolate
  • Light snacks
  • Wifi
  • Tutors to help newcomers

Projects for newcomers

  • Installing Python
  • Choosing an editor / IDE
  • Structuring a first Python project
  • Basics of the Python language

See OpenHatch's Getting started with Python and Python tutorial for details.

Next hack night

To be determined.

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