[Chugalug] Intro to Python class at the library

Lynn Dixon boodaddy at gmail.com
Tue Apr 2 14:50:25 UTC 2013


Nate,
Thanks for sharing this! I have been wanting to learn a language for a
while now, and have always wanted to tackle Python.  I signed up for the
class.  Any other Chugalug members going to this?


On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 7:15 PM, Michael Scholten <dmscholten at gmail.com>wrote:

> Sounds great!
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 5:26 PM, Nate Hill <nathanielhill at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Some great news from the 4th Floor that might be of interest to
>> chugaluggers.
>>
>> **
>>
>> *
>> *
>>
>> *We are now partnering with Engage 3D <http://engage3d.org/> to offer an
>> introductory Python class. Python is a computer programming language
>> heralded for both its accessibility to novices and its power and
>> flexibility.*
>>
>> **
>>
>> Our goal is to offer a course that introduces the power of computing,
>> both its capabilities and its limitations, so that you feel comfortable
>> reading and writing code. If you have ever wondered how computer programs
>> are written or have some projects that you think computer programming could
>> help with, come join in and learn with us!
>>
>> An eight-week session beginning April 15 is enrolling now.
>>
>> Your instructors will be from Engage 3D, the folks at Maker Day who
>> brought in all the cool fun educational activities like the 3D scanning
>> station and their 3D video conferencing project. If you spent any time in
>> the Tinkercad lab, the computer dissection table, or at the origami
>> station, you probably met someone from Engage 3D.
>>
>> This free class will be great but space is limited so please register
>> through the Chattanooga Public Library’s online calendar<http://chattlibrary.org/event/260>.
>>
>>
>> **
>>
>> What: Community Py -- Introduction to the Python programming language
>>
>> Where: 4th Floor of the Chattanooga Public Library
>>
>> When: Mondays from 6pm-7pm beginning April 15 through June 3
>>
>> Cost: Free
>>
>> *Registration*: This class is limited to 24 people and pre-registration
>> is required.*
>> *Details:  You are welcome to bring your own laptop but there are also
>> workstations available.
>>
>> --
>> Nate Hill
>> nathanielhill at gmail.com
>> http://4thfloor.chattlibrary.org/
>> http://www.natehill.net
>>
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> -Michael
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