Mike Driscoll: PyDev of the Week: Jessica Garson

This week we welcome Jessica Garson (@jessicagarson) as our PyDev of the Week! Jessica is a developer advocate at Twitter. She also teaches Python at New York University. You can see some of what she’s up to over on Github. Let’s spend some time getting to know her better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): I’m currently a Developer Advocate at Twitter, where I work to make sure developers have good experiences using the Twitter API. What that means is that I write example code,…

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PyDev of the Week: Tommy Falgout

This week we welcome Tommy Falgout (@lastcoolname) as our PyDev of the Week! Tommy works on the Robo-Clippy project. You can see what else he is up to by checking out his website. Let’s take a few moments to get to know Tommy better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): I grew up in the bayous of Louisiana, and while everyone else was interested in 4-wheeling and hunting, I gravitated towards computers and spent hours on my Commodore 64.  Early on, I knew what it…

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Programming 

PyDev of the Week: Doug Farrell

This week we welcome Doug Farrell (@writeson) as our PyDev of the Week! Doug is working on Python book entitled The Well-Grounded Python Developer for Manning. He is also a contributor for Real Python. You can find out more about Doug on his website. Now let’s spend some time learning more about Doug! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc.): I’m a developer with a lot of other interests and have a varied background. After a couple passes through college, I graduated with an AS degree…

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PyDev of the Week: Hameer Abbasi

This week we welcome Hameer Abbasi as our PyDev of the Week! Hameer works on the PyData Sparse project. You can check out what else Hameer is working on over on Github. Let’s take some time to get to know him better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): My hobby is, and has been for a while, scientific computing in general, the ecosystem and how to make it better. I’m lucky and grateful to have found a job in that same field, even though my…

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Mike Driscoll: PyDev of the Week: Hameer Abbasi

This week we welcome Hameer Abbasi as our PyDev of the Week! Hameer works on the PyData Sparse project. You can check out what else Hameer is working on over on Github. Let’s take some time to get to know him better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): My hobby is, and has been for a while, scientific computing in general, the ecosystem and how to make it better. I’m lucky and grateful to have found a job in that same field, even though my…

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Programming 

PyDev of the Week: Martin Fitzpatrick

This week we welcome Martin Fitzpatrick (@mfitzp) as our PyDev of the Week! Martin is the author of “Create Simple GUI Applications with Python and Qt 5” and the creator of the LearnPyQt website. You can also check out his personal site or see what he’s up to by visiting his Github profile. Let’s spend some time getting to know Martin better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): I’m a developer from the United Kingdom, who’s been working with Python for the past 12 years,…

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java 

PyDev of the Week: Paul Sokolovsky

This week we welcome Paul Sokolovsky as our PyDev of the Week! Paul is the creator of Pycopy, which is described as “a minimalist and memory-efficient Python implementation for constrained systems, microcontrollers, and just everything”. You can check out more of his contributions to open source on Github. Let’s take a few moments to get to know Paul better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): I have Computer Science as my first masters, and later got another masters in Linguistics – when I was a…

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PyDev of the Week: Thomas Wouters

This week we welcome Thomas Wouters (@Yhg1s) as our PyDev of the Week! Thomas is a core developer of the Python language. He is very active in open source in general and has been a director of the Python Software Foundation in the past. Let’s spend some time getting to know him better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): I’m a self-taught programmer, a high school dropout, a core CPython developer, and a former PSF Board Director from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. I’ve been playing with…

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java 

PyDev of the Week: Alessia Marcolini

This week we welcome Alessia Marcolini (@viperale) as our PyDev of the Week! Alessia is a Python blogger and speaker. You can check out some of her work over on Medium. You can also see some of her coding skills on Github. Let’s spend a few moments getting to know her better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): Hello everybody, my name is Alessia and I’m 21. I come from a little town near Verona, a beautiful city in the north of Italy. I’ve been…

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java 

PyDev of the Week: Alessia Marcolini

This week we welcome Alessia Marcolini (@viperale) as our PyDev of the Week! Alessia is a Python blogger and speaker. You can check out some of her work over on Medium. You can also see some of her coding skills on Github. Let’s spend a few moments getting to know her better! Can you tell us a little about yourself (hobbies, education, etc): Hello everybody, my name is Alessia and I’m 21. I come from a little town near Verona, a beautiful city in the north of Italy. I’ve been…

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