The Bangalore Python User Group

January 2015 Meetup report

The January Bangpypers meetup happened at the Goibibo office near Trinity Metro
Station. This time we had a total of six talks from 10:30AM to 1:15PM.

45 people attended the talks. The first talk An introduction to faster data
processing using Blaze
Bargava. The talk explained the different pros and
cons of using Blaze for data processing. The next talk Living in Farm and
Learning Python by Vaibhav. Vaibhav talked on his life at Jaaga Study and how
he leads a disciplined life and thrives to learn something new everyday.


After the break, Sushant gave a talk on Writing an Ansible Module. He started
off with a small introduction to Ansible. Later, he talked on about roles, playbooks and
tasks in Ansible and how Ansible is the perfect tool for provisioning your
servers and how easy its to get started with Ansible. The next talk was taken
by Abhishek on Heroku starter
. He gave a demonstration of a
minimalistic template he wrote for starting off with a Django project and
deploying it to Heroku.

Jaseem explained the library named
Colander. He explained the main components
of Colander - serialization, de-serialization and validation. He also demoed a
few examples on how trivial its to do validation in Colander. The last talk
was by Sriram on Robot Framework. He discussed on how to automate the
process of testing using the Robot Framework.