Introducing Python Workshops!

If you have never written Python, you’re missing out! I’m typically a .NET developer, and I really appreciate the offerings from Microsoft (especially of late). I found myself, however, feeling a little restricted in my daily programming work. Thankfully, I needed to learn Python to successfully complete a project in Summer 2019. It’s not that Python is revolutionary (or maybe it is, but that’s not the point); I just needed different paradigms to exercise my brain.

It’s was so therapeutic for me that I wanted to share the language with others. I was not opposed to learning Python before, but I simply never had the need or the time to explore Python as a language. Once I acquired a need, I made the time.

This workshop is a very basic introduction to programming, integrated development environments, and Python. I have facilitated this workshop at tech conferences and high schools around the world.

This workshop is so popular that I am proud to announce a new stand-alone version of it!

Evan Smith

If you’re looking for workshop resources, head on over to the dedicated Python Workshop page. There, you’ll find links to resources, slides, source code, and anything else I find useful in the future.

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Getting Started with Python

I’m honored to be presenting at PyTennessee this Saturday! I’ve thoughtfully crafted an hour-long workshop to help folks get into programming with Python.

The phrase get into programming with Python is intentionally ambiguous. My workshop is for people who want to get into programming and we’ll be doing so with Python. My workshop is also for people who are already into programming but want to do so with Python.

March 7, 2020 will be my first Python talk. Out of necessity, it will also largely be a live coding demo – also a first for me. So, let’s see what we’ll need to do before you walk into the session.

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