Goodbye Print Hello Debugger (Remote) for PyCon 2020

This talk was due to be given at PyCon US 2020, but was instead recorded from home to be shared virtually on PyCon’s YouTube channel.

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Abstract

Still debugging your code with print? Learn how to level up your ability to troubleshoot complex code situations by using the power of a fully-featured debugger.

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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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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.

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