Learning Python on Your Smartphone

Learning Python on Your Smartphone

One of things that's bothered me about trying to improve people's python is the necesisity of a laptop or other machine.I've always wanted to be able to teach coding python with just a smart phone, as…

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5 Useful Randomisation Tools

5 Useful Randomisation Tools

Here you are taken on a short tour of tools using random generation including a modern profile generator, test data tool, card dealer, holiday locator and brainstorming aid.…

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Choosing Python for Data Generation

Choosing Python for Data Generation

Building on another post about areas where Randomisation is used I look at reasons to use python tools for creating fake data.…

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Ten Ways to Find Speakers for Meetups

Ten Ways to Find Speakers for Meetups

To wrap up our articles on tech meetups and tech formats we look at some ways to find those ever-elusive speakers.…

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Formats for Your Tech Meetup - More Alternatives

Formats for Your Tech Meetup - More Alternatives

Finishing off our tech formats for meetups we look at the Joint Meetup, the Hackathon and the Tech Project, adding to our first three alternatives…

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Formats for Your Meetup - Tech Alternatives

Formats for Your Meetup - Tech Alternatives

Lastly in our meetups for tech, we cover some alternatives to the standard tech talks format that don't fit elsewhere.…

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Tech Talk Alternatives, or Backups When Speakers Drop Out

Tech Talk Alternatives, or Backups When Speakers Drop Out

When speakers don't show for your Tech Talks or your venue cancels, do you abandon? Of course not, you adapt and try something different! Whatever you choose, be sure to communicate the change to attendees so they can update their own plans if they want to.…

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Formats for Your Tech Meetup - Socials

Formats for Your Tech Meetup - Socials

Continuing on from our Tech Talk variants, I follow up with ideas for socials.…

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Formats for Your Meetup - Tech Talks

Formats for Your Meetup - Tech Talks

Continuing the Tech Meetups Articles I look at formats to use or suggest at local meetups. Meetup related is an article by Johann Romefort on 16 tips to organise the best tech meetups.…

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Building a Meetup Community

Building a Meetup Community

A meetup with regular gatherings is great, but a tech meetup with a strong community is better for you. One example is the Bristol Meetup group umBristol, which we've covered before. We look at ways to build a tech community, with examples from umBristol and what we are trying to achieve at Python Exeter…

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