[python-uk] Tell us what you did with Python this year....

Jonathan Hartley tartley at tartley.com
Tue Dec 21 16:33:32 CET 2010

 > a wargame

Hey. What sort of game? 2d? Turn-based? Hex tiles? Or what? And are you 
using Pygame or pyglet or something else?

On 21/12/2010 15:25, John Chandler wrote:
> On 20/12/2010 12:18, Andy Robinson wrote:
>> Why don't a few people here tell us what they got up to this year?
>> Neat projects at work, things you learned about Python in 2010, things
>> you've been playing with....
> It's been an interesting year in Python for me. The London dojos have 
> been fantastic - met some great people and learnt a lot of new skills. 
> I also submitted some test coverage code to Python 3.2 while at 
> EuroPython, which was cool.
> Until recently, I was maintaining Python-based data feed systems and 
> using a liberal application of Python to fix things that weren't easy 
> to fix using other tech. I'm now involved with a new company and doing 
> prototyping work for redeveloping a huge system written in PHP and 
> Perl, replacing particular core components with Python, Django and 
> Celery. Hurray!
> Two personal projects have occupied me this year. The first is a 
> wargame written using PyGame - the code is a mess and has been 
> neglected the last few months. I plan to rewrite most of it based on 
> lessons learnt and release the source code properly (it's in a private 
> BitBucket repo at the moment).
> The second project is FluidInYourEar, which uses FluidDB as the 
> backend database. It's a music band/genre browser which ultimately 
> wants to become a communal music recommender (mostly heavy metal but 
> could be anything). I'm midway porting it to Flask and Google's 
> AppEngine, but don't have time to progress it at the moment. I gave a 
> talk in October on FIYE which was the first time I've given a tech 
> talk - hope to do more such talks next year, including one at PyCon AU 
> 2011 if I can pluck up enough courage.
> John
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