[sf-lug] [PYCLASS] Monday, Nov 17: Chapter 7! "Algorithms" and iteration

jim jim at well.com
Mon Nov 17 08:30:48 PST 2008

i'll be at the javacat this evening 
for the sf-lug regular meeting. 
best wishes. 

On Sun, 2008-11-16 at 23:32 -0800, Asheesh Laroia wrote:
> WHERE: The Grind Cafe (783 Haight St, San Francisco
> <http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-grind-cafe-san-francisco>)
> WHEN:  Nov 17, 6 PM
> WHAT:  Community Python learning session: Chapter 7
> TEXTBOOK INFO: http://www.greenteapress.com/thinkpython/thinkpython.html
> TEXTBOOK CHAP: http://www.greenteapress.com/thinkpython/html/book008.html
> This week, we focus on iteration, touching on Newton's Method for 
> calculating square roots.  Exercise 4 is what Alex did last week at my 
> urging, writing a Python intereter.
> Exercise 5 would be easier if you know about doctests.  (Don't be shy - 
> feel free to ask!)
> A bunch of SF-LUG people have been learning an introduction to 
> programming, and I've been facilitating.  My expectation is to have a fun 
> conversation with people who have mostly read the chapter, and some of 
> whom (hopefully all!) have done the chapter's exercises.
> I invite you to email me your answers to the exercises, or to discuss on 
> the list.
> See some of you there!
> -- Asheesh.

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