April 2006 meeting minutesSat 08 April 2006 by Joe
Topic: Basics of Python
Speakers: Venkatapathy, Sai Krishna, 2nd year CSE students, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai.
Date and time: 08-04-2006 10.30-11.30
Minutes of the meeting:
The meeting started sharply at 10:30am in TCE with M.Sai Krishna and M.Venkatapathy discussing about the basics of python. There was a discussion about the latest news in the FOSS community after that session. The topics discussed in today's meeting are
- A brief comparison and reasoning about the flexibility & robustness of Python over other programming languages.
- Python Interpreter
- Variables Declaration and Manipulation
- The various basic built-in functions available in python for numerals.
- String manipulations in Python .
- An in-sight into control flow in python.
- High level datastructures in Python and built-in functions to manipulate them.
- Using builtin python Modules in programs.
- Discussion about latest news in FOSS community.