PyCon

Programming Talks tagged with: "PyCon"

Guido van Rossum on Type Hints at PyCon 2015

Guido van Rossum
an hour
Guido van Rossum, creator of the Python programming language, discusses type hinting in Python 3.5. With type hinting, programmers can use type annotations to provide tools like type checkers and IDEs with more information about the expected types of values and enable better static analysis. This talk was organized by ...

PyPy.js: What? How? Why? by Ryan Kelly

PyPy.js is an experiment in building a fast, compliant, in-browser python interpreter. By compiling the PyPy interpreter into javascript, and retargeting its JIT compiler to emit asmjs code at runtime, it is possible to run python code in the browser at speeds competitive with a native python environment. ...

Facts and Myths about Python names and values

Ned Batchelder
25 minutes
The behavior of names and values in Python can be confusing. Like many parts of Python, it has an underlying simplicity that can be hard to discern, especially if you are used to other programming languages. Here I'll explain how it all works, and present some facts and myths along ...