Introduction to PyGame

Overview: Introduction to PyGame

Learn how to use Python and pyGame to create a simple 2D motoring racing game. Lunch will be included.

Organiser
Vicky Twomey-Lee
Level
Beginners
Pre-requisites
👇 See FAQ for additional info
Price
€20
Location
Adverts.ie (4th Floor), 19 / 22 Dame Street, Dublin 2 Dublin, Ireland
When
Sat Jul 5, 2014 (11:00) - Sat Jul 5, 2014 (16:00)

More info Introduction to PyGame

Learn how to use Python and pyGame to create a simple 2D motoring racing game. Lunch will be included.

Learn how to use Python and pyGame to create a simple 2D motoring racing game.

Please bring your own computer with the following installed:

  • Python 2.6 (or higher)

    • Linux & Mac OSX - should be already there by default
    • Windows - if not installed already, you can download it here.
  • PyGame 1.9.1 - Download page

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Frequently asked questions

Additional info for this workshop

Q. What do I need to bring?

  • Your laptop with following installed:
    • Python 2.6 (or higher)
      • Linux & Mac OSX - should be already there by default
      • Windows - if not installed already, you can download it here.
    • PyGame 1.9.1 - Download page

Q. I can't find the venue

  • Go to corner of Georges Street and Dame Street, there is a corner shop there.
  • Go down a couple of doors down Dame Street, and look for Dublin School of Business on your left, and there is an doorway with the "19/22" on it.
  • Head inside and take the lift up to the 4th floor.

Vicky's mobile number: +353 86 150 2003

Here's some info about our awesome mentor(s).
🌈 Vicky Twomey-Lee

Pythonista, but normally found organising various tech events, and now heavily involved in diversity initiatives like Coding Grace, PyLadies Dublin, and Women in Technology and Science (WITS Ireland).

🌈 Ursula Clarke Everett

Irish geek, fairy, artist, singer, developer, music lover, hippie/metaller

🌈 Michael Connors

Michael Connors is a Software Engineer at Rapid Ratings in Dublin. He has worked with Ruby, Erlang and Java; but is currently a Python developer. He likes likes building things with Zotonic or Flask. When he is not programming he is taking the kids to the park.

🌈 Michael Twomey-Lee

Pythonista, Software Engineer, and one of the co-founders of Coding Grace.

You can read his blog at twoistoomany.com

🌈 Andrei Balcanasu

Software engineer at Zendesk.

Specialties: Software Development, Software Architecture, Building APIs, Data Integration, Release Management

Q. A lot of our events are female-friendly events, we have enquiries asking if other genders are welcome as well?
YES. You are welcome. Events we run or partner in are diversity friendly. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at contact@codinggrace.com.
Refunds (Only applicable if this is a PAID event)

Full refunds until 24 hours before the event.

If there are not enough people signed up to the event, I will be in touch to refund you.

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More about the organiser
Vicky Twomey-Lee
Pythonista, but normally found organising various tech events, and now heavily involved in diversity initiatives like Coding Grace, PyLadies Dublin, and Women in Technology and Science (WITS Ireland).
You can contact the organiser at: vicky@codinggrace.com
If you have any other general questions:
Email: contact@codinggrace.com
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