Ultimate Language Shootout IV: C# is slightly better than you might imagine
If you find yourself accidentally writing c#, you can still have some fun.
Ultimate Language Shootout IV: CoffeeScript
A brief introduction to CoffeeScript.
Ultimate Language Shootout IV: Go: come drink the delicious kool-aid
From the makers of the wildly successful Plan 9 operating system and B programming language. Go is google's stab at a systems programming.
Ultimate Language Shootout IV: Haskell or: How a List Comprehension Is Like a Burrito
It's a compiled, statically typed, lazy, purely functional programming language. About as far as possible from Python? Not quite. The languages have a lot in common and Python has already borrowed a few tricks from Haskell.
Ultimate Language Shootout IV: QUASI
1977 - A language, the description of which was handed to me on about one hundred and fifty mimeographed eight and one half by eleven sheets. Robert Sibley handed it to the class to use as our compiler project.
Ultimate Language Shootout IV: Ruby
Ruby, what you need to know
111 Python enthusiasts attended this meeting.
Hy: A Lisp that transforms itself into the ython AST.
Who saved The Onion, from being hacked by "Syrian Electronic Army"
Well, this isn't at all Python related (or even all that technical), but at The Onion, we recently had a little run-in with the "hackers" from the "Syrian Electronic Army", and could talk about some lessons learned from that, if there's any interest.
89 Python enthusiasts attended this meeting.
Concurrency in Python and other Languages
- 1 minute pitch about OpDemand and what we do.
- Processing HTTP requests with Twisted.
- Dealing with blocking code in Twisted (couchdb-python and pika).
- Doing long running work with Celery from Twisted.
- Communicating between web workers with ZMQ.
- Writing code that can be concurrent.
SXSW Interactive 2013
- Chicago Tech @ SXSW
- Other Highlights
Threadless Loves Python
In the last year the Threadless engineering department has almost completely changed from PHP and MySQL to Python and MongoDB. I would like to do a brief overview of how we use Python today which will cover our replatformed website, our API, and our internal message queuing system.
105 Python enthusiasts attended this meeting.
Python Deployments at The Onion (and elsewhere)
Chris will cover various Python deployment strategies and technologies, ranging from the naïve (git pull) to the more robust (fabric, capistrano) to the "Enterprise" (Python native package deployments, etc).
In order to illustrate these different strategies and technologies, he will take examples from my past projects, and the constantly-evolving Onion deploy process.
Using PyJnius to talk to Android devices
Overview of a library that facilitates communication with Android devices via Python -- depending on interest, could include an overview of other Python/Java libraries and/or other ways to use Python with Android.
128 Python enthusiasts attended this meeting.