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Python Community Interview With Brett Slatkin

Today I’m speaking to Brett Slatkin, a principal software engineer at Google and the author of the Python programming book Effective Python. Join us as we discuss Brett’s experience working with Python at Google, refactoring, and the challenges he faced when writing the second edition of his book. Without any further ado, let’s get into it! Ricky: Welcome to Real Python, Brett. I’m glad you could join me for this interview. Let’s start the same way we do with all our guests. How’d you get into programming, and when did…

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Python Community Interview With Kelly and Sean of Teaching Python

This week I’m joined by Kelly Paredes and Sean Tibor, the hosts of the Teaching Python podcast. Join us as we discuss the benefits of learning Python outside of the code itself, and what it’s like to learn Python when you’re not planning to become a professional developer. So, without further ado, let’s meet Kelly and Sean! Ricky: Welcome to Real Python, Kelly and Sean. I’m glad you could join me for this interview. Let’s start the same way we do with all our guests. How’d you get into programming,…

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Python Community Interview With Al Sweigart

This week, I’m joined by Al Sweigart, a familiar name in the Python community. Al is an accomplished developer, conference speaker, teacher, and origamist. (Yes, you read that correctly!) But some may know him best as the author of many Python programming books, including the bestselling book Automate the Boring Stuff with Python and our top pick, Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python. So, without any further ado, let’s get into it! Ricky: Welcome to Real Python, Al. We’re so glad you could join us for this interview. Let’s…

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Python Software Foundation: Chris Angelico: 2019 Q2 Community Service Award Winner

The Python language is used around the world, and therefore so much surrounding it happens online. Python users turn to wikis, mailing lists, and forums to get their questions answered and concerns addressed. Python core developers use mailing lists to decide on critical additions and timelines. All this requires trusted and experienced contributors and administrators to ensure these wikis and mailing lists are focused on the Python language. Chris Angelico is one of these individuals and for this work, the PSF is pleased to present him with the Q2 2019…

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Results of the Plumbr DevOps Community Survey

Recently we concluded a survey among engineers belonging to several DevOps communities around the world. We sought out participants from several online forums, events, and sent out invitations to those who were open to sharing some information about their DevOps daily routines, practices, and special secrets. Our goal was to find engineers who were actively practicing DevOps culture and… Source

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A Codebase and a Community

I woke up one morning and realized that I had it all wrong. I discovered that code and design are unable to solve every problem on a design systems team, even if many problems can be solved by coding and designing in a dark room all day. Wait, huh? How on earth does that make any sense? Well, that’s because good design systems work is about hiring, too. Let me explain. First, let’s take a look at some common design systems issues. One might be that your components are a…

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