Author Archives: Paul Everitt

Webinar Recording: “Putting Type Hints to Work” with Daniel Pyrathon

Tuesday’s “Putting Type Hints to Work” webinar with Daniel Pyrathon went very, very well. Daniel covered a difficult topic, starting with a small bit of code and gradually introducing type hinting to cover real-world coding scenarios. And lots of good … Continue reading

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Webinar: Putting Type Hints to Work

Optional type hinting in Python: after an initial flurry of “WAT?!”, PEP 484 has settled in, spawned follow-on-work, and started to see adoption. In this webinar, Daniel Pyrathon, host of PyBay’s opening panel on type hinting, joins us for “Putting … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording: “GraphQL in the Python World” with Nafiul Islam

Yesterday’s webinar on GraphQL was a hit: one of our highest-registrations ever, and Nafiul Islam gave a thorough introduction with live coding and answering a big list of audience questions: Specifically, Nafiul covered: An explanation of GraphQL Usage of the … Continue reading

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Interview: Quazi Naiful on Python web frameworks and GraphQL

Web development has long been a key part of Python’s appeal. In modern web apps, rich frontends work with Python backends over REST. But even that’s getting re-examined, with recent interest in GraphQL as a query language for web data. … Continue reading

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Webinar: “GraphQL in the Python World”

GraphQL is a new way of communicating with your data sources. It might replace RESTful APIs because it provides a better framework for dealing with your data. This webinar is about what GraphQL is and what problems it actually solves … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording: Visual Testing with Kenneth Love

Last week we had a wonderful webinar on visual testing with Kenneth Love, Python teacher and speaker extraordinaire. The recording is now available: During the webinar, Kenneth covered quite a bit of material: Start with a game in a Python … Continue reading

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Interview: Kenneth Love on testing, Python, and organizing

Python is one of the easiest languages to learn, but that doesn’t mean all the programming concepts become easy. One that’s hard: testing. Kenneth Love, well-known speaker, organizer, and teacher in Python, has years of experience bringing complicated subjects within … Continue reading

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Webinar: “Visual Testing With PyCharm” with Kenneth Love, Sept 28

Testing in Python often requires you to spend a lot of time looking at dots in your terminal. PyCharm, though, can make testing easier and friendlier! When you configure PyCharm to run your Python tests for you, you can get … Continue reading

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Develop Django Under the Debugger

PyCharm Professional has long had great support for developing Django applications, including a run configuration tailored to the Django server. This winds up being a wonderful workflow, with a tool window showing the server output. Sometimes, though, you hit a … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording: Teaching Python 3.6 with Games

Yesterday Paul Craven, computer science professor and creator of the Arcade library for Python 2d games, gave a webinar about teaching Python to university students using game writing. The recording is now available: During the webinar, Paul discussed his techniques … Continue reading

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