[Chicago] ANN: ChiPy at ITA Thu July 8, 7p

Carl Karsten carl at personnelware.com
Wed Jul 7 22:37:43 CEST 2010


When: 7 PM Thursday July 8, 2010
Where: ITA

Best meeting ever!

 1. 7:00 Programming with Twisted. (Dan Griffin)
 2. 7:45 Pizza (Imaginary Landscape)
 3. 8:30 PyPy and Unladen-Swallow: Making your Python Fast (Alex Gaynor)


1. Programming with Twisted.
Dan Griffin
- What twisted is and its purpose in life(ie the reactor pattern).
- Non-blocking network programming.
- The confusing topic of deferreds and callbacks everywhere.
- Methods for dealing with blocking APIs.

2. Pizza
Imaginary Landscape
Local Python shop wants to make sure we don't pass out from
starvation.  Return the favor by visiting http://chicagopython.com

3. PyPy and Unladen-Swallow: Making your Python Fast
Alex Gaynor
Python has a reputation for being a bit slow, but it doesn't have to
be that way. This talk will cover why Python is slow, and what two of
the most exciting virtual machines are doing about it.

Illinois Technology Association (ITA)
200 S. Wacker Drive
15th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606


Metra: exit on Adams St, walk East across the bridge, first door on the right.

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Carl K

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