Intro to Python

Organized by Codetrotters
Puerto Rico Science, Technology, and Research Trust, San Juan
Feb 11th 2017
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What is Python?

Python is a widely used, high-level programming language. It is referred to as general purpose, high-level programming language, meaning you can use Python to create essentially any type of program or software. 

Why learn Python?

Many believe Python to be the best introductory programming language. Depending on your career goals, Python may be the language to start with.

With Python, You can automate workflows, create websites, and build desktop applications and games. In fact, demand for advanced Python framework developers (Gunicorn, Flask, Django) has exploded over the past few years at companies like Instagram, Reddit, Tumblr, YouTube, and Pinterest, to name a few.

About the Workshop:

This is a half-day introductory workshop. No prior knowledge in programming is needed. 

Our instructor, Bryan Collazo and Teaching Assistants, Eric Santos and Ricardo Mercado, are rockstars! They recently won HackPR's hackathon and are very recognized in their fields.

The workshop will be taught in Spanglish. Meaning that the instructor will speak in Spanish and the content/visual material will be in English.

We will provide snacks and lots of coffee!

Participants get a 15% discount to enroll in one of our next courses. Also, a special discount will be announced for the PyCaribbean conference (

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Where can I park my car?

There is free parking at the Puerto Rico Science, Technology & Research Trust.

2. What should I bring?

Make sure you bring a laptop, not a tablet. It is awesome if you can bring a Mac. Otherwise, a PC is just fine.


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