I gave the closing keynote at PyCon US 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Light Up Your Life - With Python and LEDs at PyCascades 2019
This talk was given at PyCascades 2019 in Seattle, WA.
Python opens a whole new world of working with wearable electronics. MicroPython and CircuitPython are Python variants that can run with just 256k of storage space and 16k of RAM. Learn how to program LEDs with Python, to light up your life with code and creativity.
Memory Management in Python 3 -- The Basics - North Bay Python 2018 - Petaluma, CA
This talk was given at North Bay Python 2018 in Petaluma, CA.
As a new python developer, do you find memory management in Python confusing? Come to this talk to learn about the basics of how Memory Management works in Python. We’ll cover the concepts of reference counting, garbage collection, weak references,
__slots__, and the Global Interpreter Lock.
All Things Open - Raleigh, NC 2018
All Things Open is a conference exploring Open Source, Open Tech, and the Open Web with 4000 attendees in Raleigh, NC. I presented two talks during All Things Open 2018, including a keynote.
Keynote: Five Things You Didn’t Know Python Could Do - Video[Read More]
Code Review Skills for Pythonistas - DjangoCon 2018 - San Diego, CA
Code Review Skills for Pythonistas - EuroPython 2018 - Edinburgh
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.[Read More]
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.[Read More]
How to Successfully Grow a Code Review Culture - WebExpo 2016 - Prague
Memory Management in Python - The Basics - PyCon 2016
This talk was given at PyCon 2016 in Portland, OR.
It’s featured as #4 on RealPython.com’s list of Top 10 Must-Watch PyCon talks.
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.