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[vox] [fwd] ACCU: Wednesday, August 12 - Wesley Chun,"Python 3: The Next Generation" [Mtn View]

----- Forwarded message from Ali Cehreli -----

Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2009 16:09:30 -0700
From: Ali Cehreli
Subject: ACCU: Wednesday, August 12 - Wesley Chun, "Python 3: The Next 

When:      Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Topic:     Python 3: The Next Generation
Speaker:   Wesley Chun
Time:      6:30pm doors open
          7:00pm meeting begins
Where:     Symantec
          VCAFE building
          350 Ellis Street (near E. Middlefield Road)
          Mountain View, CA 94043
Map:       <http://tinyurl.com/334rv5>
Directions: VCAFE is accessible from the semicircular courtyard
between Symantec buildings <http://tinyurl.com/2dccgc>
Cost:      Free
More Info: <http://www.accu-usa.org>

The long awaited sequel to Wesley's ACCU talk from June 2000, "Python
for Beginners", is about the evolution of Python. Wesley will discuss
Python 2 and Python 3: what the compatibility issues are, why Python
is (barely) changing from 2 to 3, and what the main differences are.
Finally, Wesley plans to conclude with an intro to Python 2.6 and
other migration tools.

For those who want to read ahead, Wesley recommends his article from
March 2009 "Python 3: The Evolution of a Programming Language", which
can be found online at

Wesley J. Chun, MSCS, is the author of Prentice Hall's best-selling
Core series book, "Core Python Programming", its video training
course, "Python Fundamentals" (LiveLessons DVD), co-author of "Python
Web Development with Django" , and has also written various technical
articles for Linux Journal and cNet. He is currently a senior engineer
at a Silicon Valley startup and also runs CyberWeb
http://cyberwebconsulting.com, a consulting business specializing in
Python software engineering and technical training. He has over 25
years of programming, teaching, and writing experience, including more
than a decade of Python. While at Yahoo!, he helped create Yahoo! Mail
and Yahoo! People Search using Python. He holds degrees in Computer
Science, Mathematics, and Music from the University of California.

Meetings are open to the public and are free of charge.

---- Upcoming ACCU talks -----

Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Ali Cehreli
"An Introduction to the D Programming Language"


The ACCU meets monthly. Meetings are always open to the public and are
free of charge. To suggest topics and speakers please email Walter
Vannini via walterv@gbbservices.com

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