Boston Python Workshop 6/Saturday projects

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Welcome to the Saturday afternoon projects section of the Boston Python Workshop! After lunch, we'll break out into groups to practice Python through short projects on a variety of fun and practical topics.

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Twitter

Twitter: Use the Twitter API to write the basic parts of a Twitter client. See what your friends are tweeting, get trending topics, search tweets, and more.

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Wordplay

Wordplay: You are filling out a crossword and need a word that fits the pattern E*G****R. What are your options? How many words have all 5 vowels in order? What's the only common English word that ends in 'mt'? Use Python to answer questions like this instantly while practicing manipulating data from a file and regular expressions.

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Graphical effects

ColorWall: Program graphical effects for a ColorWall using the Tkinter GUI toolkit. See the ColorWall in action here.

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