Python Interviews

Mike Driscoll takes you on a journey talking to a hall-of-fame list of truly remarkable Python experts. You'll be inspired every time by their passion for the Python language, as they share with you their experiences, contributions, and careers in Python.
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Python Interviews

Mike Driscoll

Mike Driscoll takes you on a journey talking to a hall-of-fame list of truly remarkable Python experts. You'll be inspired every time by their passion for the Python language, as they share with you their experiences, contributions, and careers in Python.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781788399081
Paperback366 pages

Book Description

During March, Packt have committed to donate $1 of each sale to the Python Software Foundation, a non-profit corporation that holds the intellectual property rights behind the Python programming language.

  • Hear from these key Python thinkers about the current status of Python, and where it's heading in the future
  • Listen to their close thoughts on significant Python topics, such as Python's role in scientific computing, and machine learning
  • Understand the direction of Python, and what needs to change for Python 4

Each of these twenty Python Interviews can inspire and refresh your relationship with Python and the people who make Python what it is today. Let these interviews spark your own creativity, and discover how you also have the ability to make your mark on a thriving tech community. This book invites you to immerse in the Python landscape, and let these remarkable programmers show you how you too can connect and share with Python programmers around the world. Learn from their opinions, enjoy their stories, and use their tech tips.

  • Brett Cannon - former director of the PSF, Python core developer, led the migration to Python 3.
  • Steve Holden - tireless Python promoter and former chairman and director of the PSF.
  • Carol Willing - former director of the PSF and Python core developer, Project Jupyter Steering Council member.
  • Nick Coghlan - founding member of the PSF's Packaging Working Group and Python core developer.
  • Jessica McKellar - former director of the PSF and Python activist.
  • Marc-André Lemburg - Python core developer and founding member of the PSF.
  • Glyph Lefkowitz - founder of Twisted and fellow of the PSF
  • Doug Hellmann - fellow of the PSF, creator of the Python Module of the Week blog, Python community member since 1998.
  • Massimo Di Pierro - fellow of the PSF, data scientist and the inventor of web2py.
  • Alex Martelli - fellow of the PSF and co-author of Python in a Nutshell.
  • Barry Warsaw - fellow of the PSF, Python core developer since 1995, and original member of PythonLabs.
  • Tarek Ziadé - founder of Afpy and author of Expert Python Programming.
  • Sebastian Raschka - data scientist and author of Python Machine Learning.
  • Wesley Chun - fellow of the PSF and author of the Core Python Programming books.
  • Steven Lott - Python blogger and author of Python for Secret Agents.
  • Oliver Schoenborn - author of Pypubsub and wxPython mailing list contributor.
  • Al Sweigart - bestselling author of Automate the Boring Stuff with Python and creator of the Python modules Pyperclip and PyAutoGUI.
  • Luciano Ramalho - fellow of the PSF and the author of Fluent Python.
  • Mike Bayer - fellow of the PSF, creator of open source libraries including SQLAlchemy.
  • Jake Vanderplas - data scientist and author of Python Data Science Handbook.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Brett Cannon
Chapter 2: Steve Holden
Chapter 3: Carol Willing
Chapter 4: Glyph Lefkowitz
Chapter 5: Doug Hellmann
Chapter 6: Massimo Di Pierro
Chapter 7: Alex Martelli
Chapter 8: Marc-André Lemburg
Chapter 9: Barry Warsaw
Chapter 10: Jessica McKellar
Chapter 11: Tarek Ziadé
Chapter 12: Sebastian Raschka
Chapter 13: Wesley Chun
Chapter 14: Steven Lott
Chapter 15: Oliver Schoenborn
Chapter 16: Al Sweigart
Chapter 17: Luciano Ramalho
Chapter 18: Nick Coghlan
Chapter 19: Mike Bayer
Chapter 20: Jake Vanderplas

What You Will Learn

  • How successful programmers think
  • The history of Python
  • Insights into the minds of the Python core team
  • Trends in Python programming

Authors

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Brett Cannon
Chapter 2: Steve Holden
Chapter 3: Carol Willing
Chapter 4: Glyph Lefkowitz
Chapter 5: Doug Hellmann
Chapter 6: Massimo Di Pierro
Chapter 7: Alex Martelli
Chapter 8: Marc-André Lemburg
Chapter 9: Barry Warsaw
Chapter 10: Jessica McKellar
Chapter 11: Tarek Ziadé
Chapter 12: Sebastian Raschka
Chapter 13: Wesley Chun
Chapter 14: Steven Lott
Chapter 15: Oliver Schoenborn
Chapter 16: Al Sweigart
Chapter 17: Luciano Ramalho
Chapter 18: Nick Coghlan
Chapter 19: Mike Bayer
Chapter 20: Jake Vanderplas

Book Details

ISBN 139781788399081
Paperback366 pages
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