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Win at Parentingwith Python!          Mike Pirnat // @mpirnat                     PyCon 2011
Age Matters
Age Matters  • Books, magazines, websites, doctor visits, etc.
Age Matters  • Books, magazines, websites, doctor visits, etc.  • Need to know age in days, weeks, or months
Age Matters  • Books, magazines, websites, doctor visits, etc.  • Need to know age in days, weeks, or months  • Unfamiliar...
And you’resleep-deprived...
Python to the     Rescue!
Python to the                Rescue!• Wrote a cron job during kiddo’s naptime  back in 2007
Python to the                Rescue!• Wrote a cron job during kiddo’s naptime  back in 2007• Uses dateutil recurrence tric...
Python to the                Rescue!• Wrote a cron job during kiddo’s naptime  back in 2007• Uses dateutil recurrence tric...
Python to the                 Rescue!• Wrote a cron job during kiddo’s naptime  back in 2007• Uses dateutil recurrence tri...
Best dad ever!
Other peoplehave kids too...
Other peoplehave kids too...• Bought a domain name last summer
Other peoplehave kids too...• Bought a domain name last summer• Made a little Pylons web app this winter  (procrastination...
Other peoplehave kids too...• Bought a domain name last summer• Made a little Pylons web app this winter  (procrastination...
Demo!
They grow up so fast...                          We’ll help you                          pay attention!
Suggestions welcome!     • Twitter: @mpirnat     • Blog: http://mike.pirnat.com     • That link again:       http://howold...
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Win at Parenting with Python

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I used this deck to announce the launch of HowOldIsMyKid.com at the PyCon 2011 lightning talks.

Video: http://www.pycon.tv/#/video/4

Site: http://howoldismykid.com

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Win at Parenting with Python

  1. 1. Win at Parentingwith Python! Mike Pirnat // @mpirnat PyCon 2011
  2. 2. Age Matters
  3. 3. Age Matters • Books, magazines, websites, doctor visits, etc.
  4. 4. Age Matters • Books, magazines, websites, doctor visits, etc. • Need to know age in days, weeks, or months
  5. 5. Age Matters • Books, magazines, websites, doctor visits, etc. • Need to know age in days, weeks, or months • Unfamiliar granularity!
  6. 6. And you’resleep-deprived...
  7. 7. Python to the Rescue!
  8. 8. Python to the Rescue!• Wrote a cron job during kiddo’s naptime back in 2007
  9. 9. Python to the Rescue!• Wrote a cron job during kiddo’s naptime back in 2007• Uses dateutil recurrence trickery
  10. 10. Python to the Rescue!• Wrote a cron job during kiddo’s naptime back in 2007• Uses dateutil recurrence trickery• Uses PyRSS2Gen to emit RSS feed
  11. 11. Python to the Rescue!• Wrote a cron job during kiddo’s naptime back in 2007• Uses dateutil recurrence trickery• Uses PyRSS2Gen to emit RSS feed• Subscribe in Google Reader to get daily updates
  12. 12. Best dad ever!
  13. 13. Other peoplehave kids too...
  14. 14. Other peoplehave kids too...• Bought a domain name last summer
  15. 15. Other peoplehave kids too...• Bought a domain name last summer• Made a little Pylons web app this winter (procrastination of the highest order)
  16. 16. Other peoplehave kids too...• Bought a domain name last summer• Made a little Pylons web app this winter (procrastination of the highest order)• Deployed and ready for your tender mercies at: http://howoldismykid.com
  17. 17. Demo!
  18. 18. They grow up so fast... We’ll help you pay attention!
  19. 19. Suggestions welcome! • Twitter: @mpirnat • Blog: http://mike.pirnat.com • That link again: http://howoldismykid.com

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