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Command line tool to create a MailChimp template for PyLadies chapters

Project description


Python project to scrape data from MeetUp and Lanyard for generating a MailChimp template for a PyLadies email digest.


To use will need to first setup config with API keys:

pyladies-digest –option config –meetup_key very_secret –mailchimp_key much_more_secret

Scraping Event Data:

To scrape MeetUp for events in a location, need to provide a category - -and text to look for in an event’s description.

pyladies-digest –option scrape_events –location Chicago –text python –category 34

Scraping Conference Data:

To scrape Lanyard for upcoming conferences and conference CFPs you can provide a query for both conference topics and conference calls.

pyladies-digest –option scrape_confs –calls python –topic python

Generating Templates:

To generate and post a template to MailChimp will need to provide a month, year. By default an email digest will include the following categories - career, conference, events, miscellaneous, and volunteer. If you want to update the data (notes on data format below) used in the digest, provide a location of the new data file for the respective type (e.g. –career /Users/lm/desktop/career.csv).


pyladies-digest –option template –template-name feb_digest –month Feb. –year 2016 –city Chicago –fb

pyladies-digest –option template –template-name feb_digest –month Feb. –year 2016 –city Chicago –data career conferences –fb –tw

pyladies-digest –option template –template-name feb_digest –month Feb. –year 2016 –city Chicago –career /Users/lm/desktop/career.csv –misc /Users/lm/desktop/misceallaneous.csv –volunteer /Users/lm/desktop/volunteer.csv

Data Format:

Career: title,description,contact_url,contact_text Conferences: date,name,location,url,cfp,cfp_url,cfp_deadline,fa,fa_url,fa_deadline Events: date,event_url,group,name Miscellaneous: text,contact_url,contact_text Volunteer: text,contact_url,contact_text

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