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Interview: Paul Craven on Python Gaming and Teaching

Writing games in Python is fun, so how about using it to teach computer programming? Paul Craven is both a professor and the creator of Arcade, a 2d game library for Python. He’s doing a webinar with us next week, … Continue reading

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Self-Taught Programmer: Interview with Cory Althoff

The topic of becoming a professional programmer from scratch is extremely hot nowadays, and its upward trend isn’t going to change any time soon. The software development industry is growing faster than many others, finds new applications in other industries … Continue reading

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Inside the Debugger: Interview with Elizaveta Shashkova

PyCharm 2017.1 has several notable improvements, but there’s one that’s particularly fun to talk about: debugger speedups. PyCharm’s visual debugger regularly gets top billing as a feature our customer value the highest. Over the last year, the debugger saw a … Continue reading

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Interview with Jim Fulton for “Why Postgres Should Be Your Document Database” Webinar

Jim Fulton, my friend and former co-worker, was one of the original leaders in the Python community. Over the years he created important Python software (cPickle), Python’s original “killer app” (Zope, as stated in magazine articles), and a leading build … Continue reading

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Inside Python Podcasting: Interview with Michael Kennedy

The Python community has long been hailed as inviting to newcomers. But it’s now huge, which can be daunting. Fortunately, we have some guides that help you sort through all the packages and happenings. Michael Kennedy has long been one … Continue reading

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Interview with Quazi Nafiul Islam, Author of ‘Mastering PyCharm’

Published a few weeks ago, Mastering PyCharm by Quazi Nafiul Islam reveals the best development practises using PyCharm. Relying on his extensive programming experience using PyCharm, in his book Nafiul delves into essential topics of setting up PyCharm for your … Continue reading

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Introducing Paul Everitt, PyCharm Developer Advocate

Please welcome our new PyCharm Developer Advocate, Paul Everitt! He brings a ton of experience from the Python and web worlds so we couldn’t miss the chance to interview him. Get to know Paul in this short Q&A. Hello Paul … Continue reading

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Interview with Pedro Kroger, Author of Modern Python Development with PyCharm

Published earlier this year, Modern Python Development with PyCharm by Dr. Pedro Kroger reveals the best Python programming practices while using PyCharm. Relying on his 20 years of extensive programming and using different programming tools, in his book Dr. Kroger … Continue reading

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