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Spotlight 66: Meet backend developer Ana!

It’s already time for spotlight number 66! Can you imagine? 66 interviews with 66 amazing and inspiring people…I hope you like reading their stories as much as I do :-).  This week we’re going to meet Ana Balica. Ana is a backend developer from London and we share some of

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Discussing The Internet of Things with PyLadies Amsterdam

Last Tuesday  (July 21) it was time for our 12th meetup! It was hosted by Optimizely (thank you) and the theme was ‘Internet of Things’. About us PyLadies Amsterdam is a group for Python female programmers at any level of experience from the Amsterdam Area. PyLadies is an international mentorship

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My Django Story

A couple weeks ago, I answered some questions for the ‘Your Django Story’ series of Django Girls. I really like the project, as it’s similar to the Spotlight! category and it was a great thing to do! I think it’s wonderful that so many organizations are trying to get more women involved in

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5 Python books for beginners

Another blog post about books! This time I’ll share five of the best Python books for beginners. Python is an interpreted, object-oriented, high-level programming language and it’s relatively easy to learn.  So, where to start when you want to learn Python? Enjoy these five books that will guide you through everything you need

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PyLadies Amsterdam diving into Django

On Feb 11th a brand new PyLadies Amsterdam meetup took place at Marktplaats HQ. This time we decided to do things different, we organized our first workshop. This workshop in django is “sliced up” into 3 parts, this time we organized the django workshop part 1. Besma and Claudia prepared

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Coding needs to be celebrated (Talk @ GirlsinTechNL)

Slides from my talk at Girls in Tech NL (Oct 16) on Code Week EU, My coding experience and why I’m encouraging more women into tech.

Co-organizing PyLadies Amsterdam

Hi everyone, It’s been a while since my last post. Sorry. I’ve been quite busy with some awesome things. Last weekend I was a coach at  Rails Girls Leiden, a great experience for me. At first I was a bit nervous if I’d had enough knowledge to answer all the

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My Python Journey (Talk @ PyLadies Amsterdam)

These are the slides of my talk at PyLadies Amsterdam (Feb 12 2014) In this talk I’m sharing my experiences with learning how to code in Python and I’m giving you tips & tricks on how to start.

My First Coaching Experience

As you can read here,  I started programming a couple of months ago. Thanks to that, I met some great and inspiring people. One of them is Besma, she is a Python developer (currently programming Ruby) and is also one of the co-organizers of PyLadies Amsterdam. Last Sunday,  Besma organized a

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