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PyTexas 2010 Breaks Out This Weekend

This coming weekend, on Sat Aug 28, the Texas region Python community holds the fourth annual PyTexas. This is a breakout year for PyTexas in organization, volunteers, and attendance as we strive to grow into a larger, more established yearly event.

PyTexas 2010 is a one day event held at the Baylor University Science Building in Waco, TX, featuring scheduled presentations, "open spaces", lightning talks...and a "Python Teach-In" to help beginners and intermediate level developers gain a learning boost through peer instruction and exercises (such as the Python Koans).

Sponsorship, Prizes, Partying, and Swag
Attendees receive a nifty PyTexas pocketed t-shirt, as well as a chance at many generous prizes from Wingware, ActiveState, No Starch Press, JetBrains, and O'Reilly Media. We'll be getting swag from all the PyTexas 2010 sponsors. In addition, Rackspace plans to host a "Meet & Geek" evening party for all attendees including food, drinks and …

Pycon India - Talks to be announced on August 20

The list of selected talks for Pycon India 2010 will be announced by August 20 2010. The original announcement date was August 15 2010 (today), but we have decided to extend the date considering the sheer volume of talks submitted, to give more time for reviewers to evaluate talks.

Please see the blog announcement on the Pycon India website for more details.