Monthly Archives: March 2008

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Twisted “tutorial”

Steve Holden (chair of many pycons and the PSF) has always wanted to learn twisted. He’s an experienced trainer, but in this session the roles are reversed. Holden’s the learner, but he’s still standing at the front with his computer … Continue reading

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Iron Python / Python .NET

very good talk including guy from revolver and a bunch of Microsoft guys and Mark Hammond who’s the brains behind all the win32com features.

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Open spaces

so far had I’ve had no chance to check out open spaces due to the full presentations schedule. open spaces needs a web presence so that people can check them out from–you guessed it—their ever present surgically attached laptop. Having … Continue reading

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Conferences with benefits

I found myself sitting next to a couple of guys from Microsoft who work in the dynamic languages group. I was able to find a bunch of stuff out about Iron Python: particularly ASP.NET futures.

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Lightning talks

very cool. Anyone who wants can give a talk (have to sign up beforehand). Talk is <= 5 minutes. There are two podiums, one done the active presentation and the other setting up for the next talk. Most have slides. MC controls introduces … Continue reading

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Adrian Holovaty – a Django founder

The standard of presentations has improved a lot—I’ve been in the biggest ballroom for the last few presentations… I detect a correlation. These guys are much more articulate, focused and generally able to apply two of the things the English … Continue reading

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Python for .NET

Missed the Python for .NET talk … looks interesting. All about using CPython to access .NET (not the same as IronPython which is Python running ON .NET)

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Kevin Dangoor — Dojo and Turbogears (mostly Dojo)

Very good talk. Showing browser driven apps… using the server as an API and using Dojo which is very small and very powerful.

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triton – mozy

Very good talk by Jonathan Ellis http://spyced.blogspot.com/

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