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[vox] BayPIGgies meeting Thursday, April 22,2010: From "Invent with Python" to Pygame
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[vox] BayPIGgies meeting Thursday, April 22,2010: From "Invent with Python" to Pygame

BayPIGgies meeting Thursday, March 25, 2010: From "Invent with Python"
to Pygame 

Tonight's talk is 
* From "Invent with Python" to Pygame 
by Al Sweigart 

Meetings usually start with a Newbie Nugget, a short discussion 
of an essential Python feature, especially for those new to 
Tonight's Newbie Nugget: If time allows, discussion of Python 
features and techniques 

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Mountain View, CA 94043

BayPIGgies meeting information is available at 

------------------------ Agenda ------------------------

..... 7:30 PM ...........................
General hubbub, inventory end-of-meeting announcements, any 
first-minute announcements. 

..... 7:35 PM to 7:45 PM ................
Newbie Nugget: deferred until after the end of main talk  

..... 7:45 PM to 8:40 PM (or so) ................
* From "Invent with Python" to Pygame 

I'll talk about the book, which is available in full under a 
Creative Commons license at 
as well as the process of writing it. I'll also go through the 
last chapter, which is a light intro to Pygame, just to show 
off what Pygame can do. 
   (from the web site: ) "Python is the new BASIC", "Invent 
with Python" is designed to teach real programming in Python.

..... 8:50 PM to 9:30 PM  ................
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