Winners of the 5 PyCharm licenses during PyCon MY 2015

We would like to congratulate the 5 lucky winners for our lucky draw during closing of #pyconmy2015PyCharm Winners!


Closing Sponsorship Programme for PyCon MY 2015

With the final slot for Gold Sponsorship taken up by Braintree, we are now closing our sponsorship programme for PyCon MY 2015.

In no apparent order, these are our sponsors for PyCon MY 2015:

We started from scratch to find funding for our first major PyCon in Malaysia at the start of 2015, and are now overwhelmed by the amount of support and interest we received from local and international companies,  organization or persons wanting to contribute. The generous contribution will help lower the costs of PyCon MY for the participants, makes the conference more interesting and also will also gives us the option to further organize it in the years to come.

Thank YouOn behalf of the PyCon MY organizing committee and also our participants, we would like to Thank You!

Announcing our Gold Sponsor for PyCon MY 2015: Braintree

We’re really excited to announce the Braintree, a Paypal company will be our Gold Sponsor for PyCon MY 2015! Yay!

BraintreeAbout Braintree:

As the Braintree_PayPal developer and startuprelations team, Braintree_dev works directly in thefield to educate and support the community aboutthe Braintree and PayPal APIs and SDKs. With uniqueprograms including BattleHack, Startup Blueprintand Start Tank, Braintree_dev engages with thecommunity to mentor, support and enable seamlesscommerce experiences through easy integrationsaround the globe.

Announcing our Silver Sponsor for PyCon MY 2015: Hack In The Box

We’ve just confirmed that Hack In The Box or HITBSecConf, the premier security conference will be our Silver Sponsor for PyCon MY 2015.


About Hack In The Box:

HITBSecConf or the Hack In The Box Security Conference is an annual must attend event in the calendars of security researchers and professionals around the world. Held annually in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Amsterdam in The Netherlands, HITBSecConf is a platform for the discussion and dissemination of next generation computer security issues. Our events routinely feature two days of trainings and a two-day multi-track conference featuring cutting-edge hardcore technical talks delivered by some of the most respected names in the computer security industry. HITBSecConf is a place where ideas are exchanged, talent discovered and genius celebrated.

O’Reilly discounts when you attend PyCon MY 2015

More good news when you attend PyCon MY 2015 in August:

O’Reilly, the chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, is generous enough to offer us discount codes through their O’Reilly’s Partner Program for EVERYONE attending PyCon MY 2015!

The discount code will be good for 40% off most print and 50% off most ebooks and videos on

O'Reilly Media

What’s the discount code? Well, I will only tell you on the event day, of course!

Thank you to the team at O’Reilly for making this happen.

JetBrains sponsoring 100% free discount coupons for PyCon MY 2015

We are again thrilled to announce another exciting sponsorship deal for you when you attend PyCon MY 2015 in August.

JetBrains, the company behind PyCharm has agreed to sponsor us 100% discount coupons to be given out to attendees during the event.

How many coupons? I will tell you during the event! (lol

We would like to thank JetBrains for this generous contribution, and hopefully we can work again in the next PyCon MY.

About JetBrains:

We make professional software development a more productive and enjoyable experience.
We help developers work faster by automating common, repetitive tasks to enable them to stay focused on code design and the big picture. We provide tools to explore and familiarize with code bases faster. Our products make it easy for you to take care of quality during all stages of development and spend less time on maintenance tasks.

Announcing our Gold Sponsor for PyCon MY 2015: SolutionX

Today we are excited to announce our Gold Sponsor for PyCon MY 2015: SolutionX Software Sdn. Bhd.!

SolutionX Software was also one of our sponsors for our mini PyCon MY in 2014 and their continued support for PyCon MY is greatly appreciated.

A short description about SolutionX Software Sdn. Bhd.

SolutionX is a dynamic, creative and innovative IT Solutions Provider. Established in year 2001, SolutionX works together with our customers to deliver mobile applications and web applications to solve their business problems and suit their business workflow.

Announcing our F&B Sponsor for PyCon MY 2015: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

We’re thrilled to announce today that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has agreed to be our F&B sponsor for PyCon MY 2015.

About Amazon Web Services

Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services offers a robust, fully featured technology infrastructure platform in the cloud comprised of a broad set of compute, storage, database, analytics, application, and deployment services from data center locations in the U.S., Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, Ireland, Japan, and Singapore. More than a million customers, including fast-growing startups, large enterprises, and government agencies across 190 countries, rely on AWS services to innovate quickly, lower IT costs and scale applications globally. To learn more about AWS, visit

Announcing our Special Sponsor for PyCon MY 2015: Python Software Foundation (PSF)

The PyCon MY 2015 organizing team is proud and excited to announce that we have received confirmation the Python Software Foundation (PSF) has agreed to send us a grant and also become our Special Sponsor!

The mission of the Python Software Foundation is to promote, protect, and advance the Python programming language, and to support and facilitate the growth of a diverseand international community of Python programmers.

Thank you Van and the team at the PSF!

Python Software Foundation

Announcing our Platinum Sponsor for PyCon MY 2015: OnApp

During our 10th organizer’s call yesterday night, we have confirmed and now are excited to announce our Platinum Sponsor for PyCon MY 2015: OnApp (


OnApp is a company that develops cloud management, CDN and storage software for service providers and enterprises. OnApp has more than 150 staff in the U.S, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Their headquarters are in London, UK

The person in charge for tying up with us even had this to say: Python is being actively used as a core language in OnApp KL, and we are very happy to be part of it to promote and contribute.

We are very happy and lucky to have great people and organizations supporting PyCon MY!

Thank you!