February 26-28, 2014
Montreal, Canada

Advanced Python

Come along for a tour of Python's more advanced features: decorators, context managers, descriptors, iterators, generators, and metaclasses. We'll look at several examples of each in real use, and understand the benefits the feature brings over other approaches. We'll also discuss what problems you might (or might not) want to reach for each of them as a solution to.

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Carl Meyer


Carl builds web applications in Python for OddBird and occasionally helps maintain Django. When he’s not chasing a more elegant algorithm, he chases frisbees, hockey pucks, and a six-year-old son.

Past conference presentations include "Reverse-engineering Ian Bicking's brain: inside pip and virtualenv", "Taming your dependencies with pip", "Testing and Django" and "Getting started with automated testing".

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