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PyLadies Dublin Sep Meetup: Building Conversational Bot using Twilio & Python

whykay profile image whykay 👩đŸģ‍đŸ’ģ🐈đŸŗī¸â€đŸŒˆ (she/her) Updated on ãƒģ3 min read

🙌 A big thanks to Mridu for calling all the way from India, it was quite late in the evening for her, so we really appreciate her time to give us this talk.

🌈 Thanks to Lei and Mick as always for helping me with Youtube live chat, setting up, and their support each month. Also thank you to Dublin Maker, our community sponsor, who provide their Zoom account for our talks.

đŸĨ° Thank you to all who joined us on Tuesday including folks from Brazil and India!!! You being there means a whole lot while we are working on making remote events work better for all.

We appreciate your support as it took a lot of work to set it up, if you are curious, you can read Vicky's post about it:

Announcements, events, call to actions, resources, projects, ideas can be found at:- https://cryptpad.fr/pad/#/2/pad/edit/mWZs+zlZOqA2fuP4UOhU9Xcn/

Talk Details:

  • Title: Building Conversational Bot using Twilio and Python
  • Speaker: Mridu Bhatnagar
  • Length: 45 mins
  • Description: The talk provides a walkthrough to build a vocabulary bot for WhatsApp using Python and Twilio. On querying the bot the bot returns word definition, synonyms, antonyms, examples.

About Mridu Bhatnagar:

mridubhatnagar image

I am a Python Developer. I enjoy converting ideas into applications. I love speaking at various meetups and conferences.
https://www.twilio.com/blog/build-vocabulary-bot-whatsapp-python-twilio

ℹī¸ Here's some more post-event info:

🙋‍♀ī¸đŸ™‹đŸ™‹â€â™‚ī¸ Need Your Feedback

Who's up for "Deploying a Python app in Redhat Openshift" Workshop?

Let us know: https://forms.gle/vee8AKLyj61sc75PA

đŸ“ĸ CALL FOR SPEAKERS

Interested in speaking at our upcoming meetups, please submit talk details to: https://pyladiesdublin.typeform.com/to/Rr6hVJ

If you have referrals of speakers you want us to invite, let us know also, being a virtual event helps close the boundaries of inviting speakers further afield than Ireland. 😊

QUESTIONS Email dublin@pyladies.com.

đŸ“ĸ Other news

👉 Our next meetup

We will update with more details, we already have a confirmed speaker in October. We'll announce updates via @PyLadiesDub (as well on Facebook and Instagram).

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FAQ

Q. I'm not female, is it ok for me to attend?

A. Yes, PyLadies Dublin events are open to everyone at all levels.

Q. What do you do at PyLadies Dublin Meetups?

A. We have short (or long talks), demos, folks working on their own projects, ask questions on Python-related topics, work on projects together or generally chit-chat and meet like-minded people.

Q. Do you have a Code of Conduct?

A. Yes, you can find it at https://dublin.pyladies.com

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Volunteer: Coder, tech event organiser, mentor, advocates diversity in tech | Working as Maker Advocate

PyLadies Dublin

We are the Dublin chapter of PyLadies, a not-for-profit group organising monthly meetups for the local Irish community. We are a diversity-friendly group, and all are welcome to participate at our events.

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It was a pleasure speaking at the event. Thank you for the opportunity. And, thank you for writing about it here. 😊

 

I didn't realise you were on DEV as well, I was looking for other EuroPython speakers that were part of the DEV community. So it was cool to find you! 🙌