Calgary Python Meetup PyYYC

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The Pac-Man Rule

When standing as a group of people, always leave room for 1 person to join your group.

Today's Talk

Making Bad Ideas Work: Real-Time Control Firmware in Python

by Keegan Callin

Concurrent execution with Python

by Mitch Wasson

Upcoming Events


YYC DataCon 2021

Mar (TBD), Calgary


  • Python 3.9.0rc2 available for testing
  • Python 3.8 is now the latest feature release, you should consider upgrading ASAP
  • Django security releases issued: 3.1.1, 3.0.10 and 2.2.16
  • Python 3.5.10 available 
  • incorrect file upload permission
  • Django 3.1 released

Reading for the Month

Leverage the InnoDB architecture to optimize Django model design

  • InnoDB architecture: data storage (B+ tree), buffer pool (linked list), page, extent, index
  • django model design: KISS (keep it small and simple)

Understanding Deep Self-attention Mechanism in Convolution Neural Networks

  • Detailed explanation of self-attention from the limitation of encoder-decoder architecture

Python Decorators — 5 Advanced Features to Know

  • Demonstrates how to write decorators for various scenarios - with function signature, wraps for docstring, decorator with args, nested decorators, and class based decorators

Next PyYYC: Oct 28

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We are looking for presenters!!

Any topic and experience level with Python

PyYYC Sept 23 2020

By Calgary Python Meetup PyYYC