Went to PyCon.ar 2015

Last weekend I was at PyCon.ar at Mendoza, Argentina. As always, it was a good opportunity to find old and new friends; learn more about python, technology and more; and this time I even gave a talk.

I went to see several talks, but they were not recorded, so I have no links to videos to provide. The highlight for me was Argentina En Python's and DjangoGirl's Django tutorial. It was a very good taste of what the former are doing all over South America, which is simply incredible.

The talk I gave was actually heavily based/stolen from a talk by A. Jesse Jiryu Davis called How Do Python Coroutines Work?. I recommend you to watch it because it's amazing. That was one of the things I forgot to mention during the talk; the other one is that the classes Future and Task developed in the live-coding session1 resemble a lot the ones the asyncio module offers, so their introduction is completely deliberate, even when they're swept under the rug quickly. Thanks to @hernantz, I was remembered of the article/book chapter that Davis and GvRossum wrote about asyncio.

I also used a lightning talk slot for promoting ayrton and showing a little Elevation. I just put the few slides online here.

So all in all, it was once more an amazing experience. Crossing my fingers, see you next year!

  1. The first rue about giving a talk is that you never do live coding. Some are just too stubborn...