Welcome to Python Ghana

Python Users Community in Ghana.


Welcome to our Community

The Python Software Community Ghana (Python Ghana) is a body that embraces all friends of the Python programming language in Ghana. We are a community of master programmers, intermediate and even absolute beginners, but one thing we all have in common is the love of Python. It encompasses all friends of the Python programming language in the Ghana.

WHY PYTHON?

Python is easy to use, powerful, and versatile, making it a great choice for beginners and experts alike. Python’s readability makes it a great first programming language — it allows you to think like a programmer and not waste time understanding the mysterious syntax that other programming languages can require.

Python is a general-purpose language, which means it can be used to build just about anything, which will be made easy with the right tools/libraries. Professionally, Python is great for backend web development, data analysis, artificial intelligence, and scientific computing. . . .

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Initiatives

These are some Initiatives under the Community

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PyLadies Ghana is a Mentor-ship group in Ghana focused on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source Community. It's an initiative to cultivate a more female-friendly environment in Python Software Community Ghana. We are open to everyone, not just women.

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PyData Ghana brings together data loving #Pythonistas and Data Scientists, where we share ideas and learn from each other. PyData Ghana aims to promotes discussion of best practices, new approaches, and emerging technologies for data management, processing, analytics, and visualization. We approach data science using many languages, including (but not limited to) Python, Julia, and R. We aim to be an accessible, community-driven conference, with novice to advanced level presentations. PyData tutorials and talks bring attendees the latest project features along with cutting-edge use cases.

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PyClub is an initiative of Python Ghana to have clubs in various institutions spread across the country. It is a place where Pythonistas could meet, discuss and learn about Python’s latest development, to solve their problems as a team, and learn more about best practices in their individual clubs. PyClubs hosts periodic hackathons among each club on STEM related projects, amongst other fun challenging events for its members around Ghana. With this, institutes will have names such as: PyClub Legon, PyClub KNUST, PyClub UCC, etc...

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PyScholars Ghana is an initiative of Python Ghana for students in the senior high level, we believe this initiative could serve as a catalyst to gradually positively improve the growth of Python in education here in Ghana!

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Pykids Ghana is an initiative of Python Ghana to ensure that no one is left behind! The goal of Pykids is to be a catalyst for Ghana’s young generation to be empowered in the world of STEM with specific focus on Python Programming. The community embraces any kid and enthusiastic young person who is interested in learning this fabulous language.


Local User Communities in Ghana

Python User Groups Meetups around Ghana, is where both developers and enthusiast of the Python programming language would meet periodically to share how they use the language, learn new tricks, socialize with other Python programming enthusiasts, check out presentations on Pythonic topics, maybe participate in code sprint or two, possibly work on projects and provide mutual technical support

Python Accra

The Python User Group in Accra

Python Kumasi

The Python User Group in Kumasi

Python Ho

The Python User Group in Ho

Python CapeCoast

The Python User Group in Cape Coast


To contact the Local User Group Community Leads above, you can send a mail to "Location"@pythonghana.org (eg, accra@pythonghana.org)

FIND MORE ABOUT PYTHON

Python is a high-level programming language , released for the first time in 1991 by its creator Guido van Rossum , a Dutch programmer currently operating in Dropbox. It derives its name from the comedy Monty Python's Flying Circus of the famous Monty Python , aired on the BBC over the years 70. At present, the development of Python (and especially thanks to the enormous and dynamic international community of developers) is managed by the organization no-profit Python Software Foundation.

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