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SF Python Meetup w/ Raymond Hettinger


Wednesday, December 14, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PST)

SF Python Meetup w/ Raymond Hettinger

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SFpython is going to finish the year out with Raymond Hettinger, one of the core python developers teaching us how to write better python codes.  To allow for more year-end mingling and Q & A, we won't have lightning talks this time.


6:30p - Check-in and mingle, with Pizza and Beer provided by our generous sponsor Yelp!

7.15p - Welcome

7.20p - Featured Talk

8.20p - Q & A and more Mingling, Ping pong / Pool

9:30p - Door close and moving the party to Thirty Bear


Featured Presentation:

Model Code -- Learning Points from Reading Quality Python Code

  • Factory functions, class methods, and static methods
  • Patterns of inheritance and subclassing
  • Effective use of function decorators and class decorators
  • When metaclasses make a difference
  • Dependency Injection
  • Prototype OO


Speaker Bio:

Featured Speaker's Bio: 
Raymond Hettinger is a core developer for the Python language and serves as a board member for the Python Software Foundation. He is responsible for introducing generator expressions, creating the itertools module, optimizing the implementation, and designing several builtin functions including any(), all(), set(), frozenset(), sorted(), reversed() and enumerate(). He is active in the developer newsgroup and maintains several third-party Python tools including a matrix/eigenvalue package and a generic puzzle solving framework. He is the author of 40+ recipes in the ASPN Python cookbook and recently published The Python Programming Language along side Guido Van Rossum and others.  


Sfpython meetup meets about once a month.  It is a place to meet other local Python Professionals and talk about code, architecture, innovations, opportunities, and share ideas about real-world problems. The meetings often include expert speakers on Python related topics and are held at various venues in downtown San Francisco.


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When & Where

706 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PST)

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