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Interview: Joachim Ansorg for next week’s PyCharm Plugins webinar

JetBrains IDEs have a lot that’s “integrated” into the “development environment.” At some times, it seems daunting: there’s an infinity of features, with useful new things to learn at every corner. At other times, though, there’s something missing, something unique … Continue reading

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Interview: Oliver Bestwalter for tox webinar next week

Python has long distinguished itself with a culture of testing. In the last decade, two libraries have combined to give powerful testing in isolation — pytest and tox. The latter combines easily with pytest to give you a clean environment … Continue reading

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Interview with Luciano Ramalho, webinar presenter this Thursday

Python’s combination of power and simplicity has long been one of its key selling points. This includes its data model. Luciano Ramalho, who is our guest presenter for the next webinar, recently wrote about this in Fluent Python, an O’Reilly … Continue reading

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Interview: Python Development at edX with Robert Raposa and Ned Batchelder

In this interview with Robert Raposa and Ned Batchelder, software architects at edX, we’re going to look under the hood of the edX project, where more than 95% of the entire codebase is in Python. Robert is a core contributor … Continue reading

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Interview: Python Development at OpenStack with Swapnil Kulkarni

In this interview with Swapnil Kulkarni, a Solutions Architect at Opcito Technologies where he contributes to different OS initiatives, we’re going to look under the hood of the OpenStack project, where more than 95% of the entire codebase is in … 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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Interview: A leading Django development consultancy gains speed and efficiency with PyCharm

Imagine working for a development consultancy: dozens of different projects, constant communication with customers, each of which has their own preferences on technology stacks, coding standards, and unique sets of requirements – not to mention expectations on project performance, robustness, … 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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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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