Upcoming Talks

When Event Location Talk
July 18, 2019 OSCON Portland, OR Code review skills for emotionally intelligent developers
Aug 3, 2019 PyCon Australia Sydney Goodbye Print, Hello Debugger!
Sep 24, 2019 DjangoCon US San Diego, CA Goodbye Print, Hello Debugger!

Or, find an archive of my past talks.

Elegant Solutions For Everyday Python Problems - Pycon US 2018

This talk was given at PyCon US 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Are you an intermediate python developer looking to level up? Luckily, python provides us with a unique set of tools to make our code more elegant and readable by providing language features that make your code more intuitive and cut down on repetition. In this talk, I’ll share practical pythonic solutions for supercharging your code.

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Elegant Solutions for Everyday Python Problems - PyCon Canada 2017

This talk was given at PyCon Canada 2017 in Montréal, Canada.

Are you an intermediate Python developer looking to level up? Luckily, Python provides us with a unique set of tools to make our code more elegant and readable. I’ll share practical pythonic solutions for supercharging your code with tools like Decorators, Context Managers, and Mixins.

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Memory Management in Python - The Basics - PyCon 2016

This talk was given at PyCon 2016 in Portland, OR.

Abstract

As a new Python developer, trying to understand how memory management works in python can feel like a daunting task.

The documentation immediately jumps into difficult to follow concepts, especially if you don’t have a background in Computer Science.

I’d like to provide a simple, easy to follow overview of the concepts that a developer needs to be familiar with in order to scratch the surface of how memory management and garbage collection works in Python.

Video

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