November 22, 2005
London Python/Django/Ruby/Rails/Java Christmas party

Not content with a Python/Django/Ruby/Rails meetup, Sam, Jez and I have teamed up to throw a Python/Django/Ruby/Rails/Java Christmas party this year. (For "party", read "bunch of nerdy blokes, many with beards, standing around drinking beer and chatting about computers".) It's at The Old Bank of England, Fleet Street on the evening of December the 12th.

Do leave a comment if you fancy coming - we have a room booked, and but we can change it to a bigger one if we need to. I anticipate a lot of interest, what with combining the Java crowd with the dynamic language people, and possible extra interest due to last week's London Web Frameworks Night.

Anyone want to demo TurboGears? ;-)

Update: Thanks to Dave and Dave, it's now a Python/Django/TurboGears/Ruby/Rails/Java/Perl/Catalyst/Maypole Christmas party. That has to be every web nerd in London, right?

Son of Update - This Time it's Personal: See London 2.0rc1.

Posted to Beer by Simon Brunning at November 22, 2005 12:36 PM

Sounds good - I'd intended to come to the last one, but couldn't make it.

Posted by: xtian on November 22, 2005 12:56 PM

I couldn't make the last one, but will definitely make this one and assist with the beer drinking, urr, intellectual discussion.

Posted by: Chris Miles on November 22, 2005 01:11 PM

I'll hope to come and am a TurboGears fan, but not sufficiently know-it all to demo.

Posted by: Dave Warnock on November 22, 2005 01:28 PM

I've always wondered why the Perl/Catalyst/Maypole crowd aren't invited to these evenings. We don't bite you know. And we like playing with others ( ).

Posted by: Dave Cross on November 22, 2005 02:00 PM

Please, consider yourself invited, along with any and all other Perl mongers who fancy it. ;-)

(I didn't invite you 'cos I don't know any of you, and I wouldn't know what channel to use to pass the invite along. The Ruby/Rails people are on board 'cos Sam knows them.)

Posted by: Simon Brunning on November 22, 2005 02:09 PM

I see that is running on TurboGears...

Posted by: jez on November 22, 2005 02:30 PM

Sounds good. Seeyaz there.

Posted by: Pete Ryland on November 22, 2005 02:33 PM

Sounds good. I'll be there as well.
I don't have enough experience with Turbogears so I can't demo it but I'm happy to demo CherryPy (which lies at the heart of Turbogears and Subway) if there's any interest.


Posted by: Remi Delon on November 22, 2005 02:34 PM

There is from me, Remi...

Posted by: Simon Brunning on November 22, 2005 02:37 PM

I'll come along and wave the Twisted/Nevow flag!

Posted by: Doug Winter on November 22, 2005 03:34 PM

I'll come :-)

Posted by: Mark Matthews on November 22, 2005 03:51 PM

Rats, can't make this one - sounds like it will be a blast, but I'll be the other side of the Atlantic :(

Posted by: Simon Willison on November 22, 2005 08:18 PM

Hi - I can't make Mondays, I have 3 hours of A-Level maths on Monday nights. :)
I am guessing there has been some discussion previously on which night to use, so at risk of goin over old territory any chance of picking another night?

Posted by: Mark Wild on November 22, 2005 09:58 PM

Aren't you missing nevow from the list? ;)

Posted by: Moof on November 23, 2005 04:15 PM

Why not set up the date on or something similar, and get a mroe accurate count of who's coming? I probably will.

Posted by: Moof on November 23, 2005 04:40 PM

I intend to come. I'll see you all there.

Posted by: Splee on November 23, 2005 08:20 PM

hi - I am interested in coming although I have no beard. But do I simply turn up or is there an official "Please invite me list"?


Posted by: paul on November 24, 2005 03:14 PM

You left a comment - that's as official as it gets. ;-)

Posted by: Simon Brunning on November 24, 2005 03:39 PM

I'll definitely be there this time - looking forward to it.

Posted by: Michael Sparks on November 24, 2005 11:26 PM

I'll be there to - I'm interested to meet the London people.

Posted by: Michael Maibaum on November 28, 2005 09:53 PM

I finished going to conferences and have lots of time off now so I'll also be there considering I haven't been able to make since the first meet. Anybody going from the Hampshire area ?

Posted by: Mark Roberts on November 30, 2005 10:27 PM

Nothing planned for the new year party :-) ? I wish I could attend. Next year maybe. It will, for sure, be an interesting meeting.

Simon, you have an interesting blog that is now in my bookmarks. But, it looks like there are some problems with your email since the one I sent you bounced back.

Posted by: alpha on December 5, 2005 08:58 PM

What address did you try to email me at, alpha?

Posted by: Simon Brunning on December 6, 2005 09:20 AM

I used the one on your CV.

Posted by: alpha on December 6, 2005 04:42 PM

Ah, that one's *ancient*. I suppose that I should update it. Though I'm not looking for a job...

Any road up, email me at 'simon' at this domain. That works fine.

Posted by: Simon Brunning on December 6, 2005 05:02 PM

Newbie here, count me in

Posted by: Tapiwa on December 7, 2005 05:54 PM

Up for coming to this. Heck, may even have a Turbogears app to demo by then!

Posted by: .M. on August 2, 2006 07:46 PM
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