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It begins.... (the end of free restaurant tap #water as we know it; of course it starts at an #Asian place) #CaliforniaDrought
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Just got back from another awesome #PyCon  conference in #Montréal. The city's got a European flair to it as well as unique structures like Habitat 67, the Olympic Stadium, the(ir) Notre Dame cathedral (basilica), etc.
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Migrating from tools.run() to tools.run_flow()
This mini-tutorial slash migration guide slash PSA (public service announcement) is aimed at Python developers using the Google APIs Client Library who are currently using oauth2client.tools.run() getting deprecation warnings and/or considering migrating to...
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To those of us who think the California drought is bad, it's even worse for São Paulo (~12M residents, making it the largest city in Brazil and 7th largest in the world), which will run out of water soon (within months). See this report from The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/feb/25/sao-paulo-brazil-failing-megacity-water-crisis-rationing as well as this NY Times piece: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/17/world/americas/drought-pushes-sao-paulo-brazil-toward-water-crisis.html. Here's a first-hand account of someone who has been living there: http://fusion.net/story/50036 This trend will continue and should serve as a heads-up to what may be coming our way sooner than later...  #water   #drought   #droughtliving  
In the first in a series looking at Brazil’s largest city, Claire Rigby reports that many paulistanos are hoarding water in their apartments – and some are even drilling homemade wells – as they prepare for possible rationing
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Not to burst anyone else's bubble, but according to NASA, apparently California only has 1 year of water left: http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-famiglietti-drought-california-20150313-story.html
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Well, well, well, the leading climate change denier funded by energy companies? Does that actually surprise anyone?!? #followthemoney #globalwarming #climatechange
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Check out my latest episode to learn about connecting to Google Maps from a spreadsheet!!
 
In the 2015 kick off episode (http://goo.gl/oAzBN9) of the Launchpad Online developer video series (http://goo.gl/kFMUa6), Google engineer +wesley chun shows you how to connect to Google Maps from a spreadsheet! This isn't a party trick... you’ll learn how to do this, why it may be something useful to consider, and have real working code by the time you’re done. 

In an earlier video (http://goo.gl/1sXeuD), we introduced viewers to Google Apps Script (http://developers.google.com/apps-script), our cloud-based #JavaScript  environment giving developers access to Google Apps data as well as other Google services. In this sequel, we'll take your skills to the next level, creating a map based on a street address in a Google Sheet. And maybe, if you hang in till the end, we'll have an surprise bonus for you!

New to the series? Launchpad Online is technical content aimed at beginners. We introduce a Google developer feature with a little bit of code to help get you started.

Please tell us what you like and what topics you would like to see! #GoogleAppsScript #GoogleMaps #GoogleSheets #Gmail #LaunchpadOnline  
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Hey developers! Interested in integrating your app with +Gmail? Check out the #LaunchpadOnline video I made last week in case you missed it! #gmail #api #python ps. It comes with a free American history lesson too!
 
Revolutionizing Email Access with the Gmail API

In the latest episode of the Launchpad Online developer video series, Google engineer +wesley chun introduces you to developing with the Gmail API. 

With the API, gone are the days of using raw sockets to talk to Internet email protocols. Instead, the API's higher-level functionality lets developers access drafts, labels, folders, and of course messages, but also provide admin capabilities such as mass user migration. In this episode, you’ll find a high-level intro with a code sample plus get an American history lesson as an added bonus!

New to the series? It’s technical content aimed at beginners introducing a Google developer feature with a little bit of code to help get you started. Please tell us what you like and what topics you would like to see! #Gmail #API #LaunchpadOnline
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My latest blogpost for +Google Developers using the +Google APIs Client Library for #Python ... specifically those calling oauth2client.tools.run() and getting deprecation warnings but can't find the fix.
 
Migrating from tools.run() to tools.run_flow()

This mini-tutorial slash migration guide slash PSA (public service announcement) from +wesley chun is aimed at #Python developers using the #GoogleAPIs #ClientLibrary  who are currently using tools.run() in oauth2client getting deprecation warnings and/or considering migrating to tools.run_flow(), its replacement. http://goo.gl/ughnW7
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In case you need some humor (and knowledge) to cheer you up on a Monday... 1) Flatulence http://io9.com/1691332756 and 2) Thomas Edison interview questions http://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/1689489019 (Note: it's worthwhile to scan the reader comments too!)
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11 Google apps you probably didn’t know existed

#google #Apps +VentureBeat #business #marketing  
Google offers a myriad of widely used and well-liked digital services. But what about those that never make the headlines?
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Come and join me on my channel, the Launchpad Online (http://goo.gl/kFMUa6), geared towards getting beginners started using Google APIs and developer tools with a useful snippet of code. And if you're at a startup, check out our Startup Launch programs (http://g.co/launch), including the Launchpad live events (https://developers.google.com/startups/launchpad) which may feature some of the content you find on the #LaunchpadOnline ! Also check out the other video series from my fabulous colleagues which tackle different angles of the overall Google Developer Platform!
 
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Employment
  • Google
    Developer Advocate, 2009 - present
  • Slide (Google)
    Architect, 2008 - 2009
  • NearbyNow (JiWire)
    Senior Engineer, 2006 - 2008
  • IronPort (Cisco)
    Senior Software Engineer, 2004 - 2005
  • Synarc
    Senior Software Developer, 2001 - 2004
  • Yahoo!
    Technical Yahoo!, 1998 - 1999
  • Four11 (Yahoo!)
    Software Engineer, 1997 - 1998
  • Sun Microsystems (Oracle)
    Member of Technical Staff, 1994 - 1997
  • Hewlett-Packard
    Information Technology Specialist (SEED), 1993 - 1993
  • Rockwell Network Systems (Sorrento)
    Contractor, 1993 - 1993
  • Legato Systems (EMC)
    Member of Technical Staff, 1992 - 1992
  • Xilinx
    Software Engineer, 1990 - 1992
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"A computer never does what you want... only what you tell it."
Introduction
WESLEY CHUN, MSCS, is author of Prentice Hall's bestselling Core Python book series, the companion video lectures, Python Fundamentals (LiveLessons DVD), co-author of Python Web Development with Django, and has also written various technical articles for Linux Journal, CNET, and InformIT. In addition to being an engineer and Developer Advocate at Google, he runs CyberWeb, a consultancy specializing in Python training and engineering. Wesley has over 25 years of programming, teaching, and writing experience, including more than a decade of Python. While at Yahoo!, he helped create Yahoo!Mail and Yahoo! People Search using Python. Wesley holds degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Music from the University of California. He can be reached on Google+ and Twitter (@wescpy).
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
    AB, Applied Mathematics (Computer Science), 1985 - 1989
  • University of California, Berkeley
    CMP, Music (Classical Piano), 1985 - 1989
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    MS, Computer Science (Distributed Systems), 1992 - 1995