Recursion, Fractals, and the Python Turtle Module
Recursion can be a difficult thing to grasp at first. This talk will teach the basics of recursion, using fractals drawn by the python turtle module to help attendees 'see' how recursion works. Additionally, fractals are super cool and the turtle module is fun for all ages!
About Hayley Denbraver
Hayley Denbraver is a web developer in San Diego, California. She is a career switcher who used to work as a licensed civil engineer. Her civil engineering projects included working on a hotel near Disneyland (It is awesome!) and anchoring air conditioners to hospital roofs (They are awesome too!). As a civil engineer she had a stamp with her name on it, but as a web developer you can find her name by using git blame. She is an avid contributor to her company's #cute-animals slack channel. Her favorite part of her job includes helping to onboard new, internally trained devs. She is a member of a two developer household, which you should consider before accepting her dinner party invitation.
Heroku, a Salesforce company and industry pioneer in platform as a service (PaaS), enables developers to build and run applications entirely in the cloud, without the need to purchase or maintain any servers or software. Over 7 million apps, including ones from Product Hunt, Casper and Citrix run on Heroku. With support for the most popular languages such as Python, Ruby and Node.js, high-scale data services including Postgres, Redis and Kafka, and an add-ons ecosystem featuring over 150 cloud application services, Heroku provides companies from startups to Fortune 500 enterprises with a faster and more effective way to create, deploy and manage beautiful apps in the cloud.
platinum - Academic & Community
Nexmo is a global cloud communications platform, providing APIs and SDKs for messaging, voice, phone verification, advanced multi-channel conversations and video calling with the OpenTok API. We have officially supported open source libraries for Python, PHP, Ruby, Node.JS, Java and C# .NET enabling you to build scalable communications features such as two-factor authentication, notifications, two-way and group messaging, one to one or multi person calls, all with the technologies that you are already using. With our Messages and Dispatch Beta you can now integrate with communication channels including Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Viber. You can also now build multi-platform applications with contextual communications with the Nexmo Stitch Developer Preview. We've recently welcomed TokBox and their OpenTok platform to our company. OpenTok is the leading WebRTC platform for interactive video, enabling voice, video and messaging for mobile and web with our Live Video API. For more information and to get started visit Nexmo Developer.
Founded in 2011 and based in Seattle, Rover.com® is the world’s largest and most trusted network of five-star pet sitters and dog walkers. Rover connects dog owners with pet care whenever they need it. Millions of services have been booked on Rover, including pet sitting, dog walking, in-home dog boarding, and doggy day care.
As The Dog People™, Rover makes it easier for people to have dog love in their lives through the Rover Guarantee, 24/7 support, background checks, vet consultations, and GPS walk tracking. And by sharing expertise on TheDogPeople.com - one of the world’s top dog websites - Rover provides tips and articles that delight, inform, and enhance the bond between people and their pets.