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Exciting Announcements: PyCon HK 2023 Blind Bird Tickets on Sale 8/8 & Python Meeting on 8/11!
The earlier you purchase the Blind Bird Tickets, the merrier the price!
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Blind Bird Tickets for PyCon HK 2023 on Sale August 8, 8pm
Open Source HK Meeting #74 – Python on August 11, 7:00pm in Wanchai
OSHK@COSCUP 2023 in Taipei, Mascot Soosu grand debut
Welcome to the Open Source Hong Kong newsletter! We're excited to share that our newsletter has now migrated to Substack, offering better functions to access and retrieve past posts. If you're receiving this newsletter for the first time, it's because you joined one of the events organized or co-organized by Open Source Hong Kong. We hope you find the content valuable and relevant to your interests. However, if you feel it's not meeting your expectations, we're sorry to see you leave.
Now, let's dive into a review of what we accomplished in July. There are a few exciting updates and events that may pique your interest:
Blind Bird Tickets for PyCon HK 2023 on Sale!
Don't miss this exclusive chance to be a part of PyCon HK 2023 organized by Open Source Hong Kong – Grab your Blind Bird Ticket before they fly away! Secure your spot at the most awaited event of the year with our limited-time Blind Bird Tickets, as there are only 30 available! The earlier you purchase, the merrier the price!
For more details on this amazing offer, check out the latest blog post on PyCon HK website. Discover the incredible perks and benefits that come with being an early bird attendee. Mark your calendars and set your alarms for August 8, 8PM – the ticket sale starts, and you won't want to miss it!
Open Source HK Meeting #74 – Python
Join us for an exciting evening filled with Python talks and networking opportunities!
Date: August 11, 7:00pm
Venue: Bow Coffee, Wan Chai (G/F, Queen's Centre, 58-64 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai)
Topics & Speakers:
Building Your Own Arsenal – Homemade tools empowered by Open Source
Introduction (team, tech stack, how we benefit from open source) (5 mins)
Data-ify business logic – Underwriting with django-tree-queries (15 mins)
Processing fixed-length files with pandas (10 mins)
Python Ugly Trick (Adrian Tam) (15 mins)
要轉鐵，大圍定紅磡？ (Ronald Yick) (7 mins )
PyCon HK 2023 (Sammy Fung) (7 mins)
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Bowtie for providing the venue!
Don't miss out on this fantastic Python-focused meetup! Admission is free of charge, so gather your fellow Python enthusiasts and RSVP now on our Meetup.com page: https://www.meetup.com/opensourcehk/events/294942773/
Organized by: Open Source Hong Kong, Hong Kong Python User Group
See you there for a night of learning and fun! 🐍🚀
Expedite to COSCUP 2023 in Taipei
In the thrilling events of July 28-29, we set up a captivating booth to engage with participants and showcase the strength of our brand to open source communities and counterparts from around the globe. The highlight of our appearance was the grand debut of our adorable new mascot, Soosu! Discover the amazing story and origin of Soosu in this blog post, a tale that embodies the spirit of open source innovation.
Meeting both old and new friends at COSCUP filled us with immense joy, and we sincerely hope that all of you had a fantastic time participating in the exciting lucky draw game we had prepared. It was a pleasure connecting with the open source enthusiasts and advocates who graced our booth with their presence.
Stay tuned for more updates and events as we continue to embark on this inspiring journey in the world of open source. Together, let's nurture a thriving community that fosters collaboration, innovation, and growth. Thank you for being a part of Open Source Hong Kong, and we look forward to more exciting adventures ahead!