May 2017 meetup

Sat 06 May 2017 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: dev-practice

It's Slack time

We now have a slack channel open to everybody. You can join at

May meetup

The next PUGS meetup is planned for May 31, from 7 to 9pm at Zendesk, 401 Commonwealth Drive Haw Par Technocentre, #07-01 (map).

RSVP at the meetup page.



7pm: Meet & Greet. While everyone arrives, we have the chance to chat and mingle, Zendesk is kindly sponsoring snacks and soft-drinks.

7:30pm: Talk #1: Pyfrost: microservice for feature gating

Abstract: Pyfrost is a microservice that aims to solve all your feature gating needs. The philosophy behind pyfrost is to think of entitlement of features you develop as a logical conclusion of various considerations.

Bio:Yatish Bathini has been working as a software engineer on the live chat product offered by Zendesk (formerly known as Zopim) since 2015. He is an integral part of the team working on developing key product features for enterprise markets.

8pm: Talk #2: Introduction to Algorithmic Trading With Quantopian

Abstract: In this short sharing session, Anthony will walk you through the Quantopian platform and explain the data, tools, lectures and various aids provided to get you from a novice to professional algo developer. You will learn how to utilise the back tester to test your algo strategy and when you are happy with it, go live and trade with real money.

Bio: Anthony has been teaching investment and portfolio management related modules at educational institutions since 2010. He holds an MBA and an MFE from Otago University (NZ) and NUS (Singapore) respectively. With a strong passion for finance, data science, and programming, Anthony has also designed curriculums for his own beginner level algorithmic trading workshops in addition to Quantopian events.

March 2017 meetup

Wed 15 March 2017 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: analytics

The next PUGS meetup is planned for March 29, from 7 to 9pm at the new Pivotal office (140 Robinson Rd, Singapore 068907, #16-00, map). (Note: Please have an ID with you for building security check).

RSVP at the meetup page (and please unRSVP if you can't make it ...

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Notification of PUGS AGM 2016

Sun 09 October 2016 by Ivan

Category: meetings

Dear PUGS members,

We will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, October 25 from 7 to 9pm at Red Hat Singapore office (8 Shenton Way, 10-01 AXA Tower, Singapore 068811, map)


  • Presentation of Financial Accounts
  • PyCon-APAC 2017 in Kuala Lumpur
  • Activities for 2017
  • Open discussion

Please join ...

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July 2016 meetup

Wed 07 September 2016 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: dev-practice



Hear no evil, see no evil, patch no evil: Or, how to monkey-patch safely.

By Graham Dumpleton


Python is a dynamic programming language and has a strong tradition of adhering to a programming style called duck-typing. This means that it is possible to easily modify an application ...

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Thank You for Attending PyCon SG 2016

Thu 07 July 2016 by Ivan

Category: conference Tagged: pyconsg

PyConSG 2016 attendees

The organizing committee would like to thank everyone for coming to PyCon Singapore 2016. This year we had over 250 participants! This conference is only possible because of your interest! Here are some photos of the conference. And if you’ve missed a talk in a parallel session, you may ...

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May 2016 meetups

Tue 24 May 2016 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: cloud devops

PyData meetup happened on May 10. The topic was "Using Luigi and Scikit-Learn to create a Machine Learning Pipeline which trains a model and predict through a Rest API" by Atreya Biswas (meetup page, video).

PUGS meeting is on May 25th at Carousell, 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent, #03-14 Singapore 139951 ...

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Nov 2015 meetup

Fri 20 November 2015 by Ivan

Category: meetings

Next user meeting will be held on the 27th of November from 7pm to 9pm at the PayPal office (5 Temasek Blvd, Suntec Tower Five, Level 7, 038985, map). RSVP at the meetup page.


  • Introduce the new PUGS committee members and a word of appreciation for the old exco ...
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Feb 2015 meetup

Sat 17 January 2015 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: webdev devops

Next regular user meeting is scheduled for February 26 at 7pm at PayPal Singapore (UPDATE: at Millenia Office), 1 Temasek Avenue, Millenia Tower, #14-01. Our friendly hosts have graciously offered to provide pizzas and drinks!


  • Kokhong Cheng - virtualenv in the enterprise environment (video).

  • Martijn Faassen - MorePath and React.
    Update ...

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Sep 2014 meetup

Mon 08 September 2014 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: webdev


An irregular user meeting was held on September 4th, 7:30-9pm at HSG as usual.

Björn talked about Reusable Django Apps among other things (slides).

Thanks to PayPal for pizza and beers. Hopefully this irregularity will become part of our regular user meetings...

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Feb 2014 meetup

Mon 27 January 2014 by Ivan

Category: meetings Tagged: webdev

Next user meeting will be held on February 19th, 7:30-9pm at the

We'll have Martijn Faassen presenting on MorePath micro web framework.

"Morepath is an Python WSGI microframework. It uses routing, but the routing is to models. Morepath is model-driven and flexible, which makes it expressive ...

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