The Edmonton Python User Group



Today's talks

Edmonton's Open Data Platform

by David Rauch


City of Edmonton Projects Using Python: Route Optimization and Natural Language Processing

by Usman

Python Events


  • PyCascades 2018  
    January 22-24, Vancouver, BC

  • PyCon 2018​
    May 9-17, Cleveland, OH


Python 3.7: Release scheduled for June

Django 2.0:

  • Supports Python 3.4 - 3.6. Last version that supports 3.4
  • Simplified URL Routing
  • Responsive admin interface
  • Window expressions adding the OVER clause to query sets
  • New version schema where 2.2 is LTS past LTS make a new major version

Numpy: January 1, 2019 officially only support Python 3

PyTest 3.3.0: Drops support for 2.6 and 3.3



Next meetup

Jan 8th

The Edmonton Python User Group



Data Science Resources


  • NumPy
  • Pandas
  • SciPy
  • Matplotlib

Essential Python Libraries


  • TensorFlow
  • Theano
  • Plotly
  • Scrapy




  • Data Science iPython notebooks
    Data science Python notebooks: Deep learning (TensorFlow, Theano, Caffe, Keras), scikit-learn, Kaggle, big data (Spark, Hadoop MapReduce, HDFS), matplotlib, pandas, NumPy, SciPy, Python essentials, AWS, and various command lines.
  • Data science blogs
    A curated list of data science blogs
  • Awesome data science
    An awesome Data Science repository to learn and apply for real world problems.
  • Awesome public datasets​
    A topic-centric list of high-quality open datasets in public domains



  • Data Science Meetup                                
    Every 1st Wednesday of the month
  • Lunchalytics
    next one on Wednesday 13th
  • BetaCity (Pub Night)
    next one December 27th


Meetup - December 2017

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Meetup - December 2017

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