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Description After many trails and tribulations, a few months ago I finally got my 10-year- old brother hooked on programming with Python. I posted a brief snippet on reddit's /r/learnpython about it and the post went over very well, with many people asking me for more in-depth instructions of and ...
Description A solution to keep your code base clean in a SaaS environment that is predominantly driven by API web services, which has occasion for minor customization of core web services, based on the needs of your clients.
Description Bitly provides functionality in our API and clients by implementing microservices, a trendy new word that describes a service-oriented architecture built using some common-sense guidelines. We use the Tornado web framework to implement these services, along with a liberal sprinkling of other languages and tools. I will illustrate our ...
Description Pandas is a fast and expressive library for data analysis that doesn’t naturally scale to more data than can fit in memory. PySpark is the Python API for Apache Spark that is designed to scale to huge amounts of data but lacks the natural expressiveness of Pandas. We will ...
Description If you heard about 3D Printing and you are curious about it... Then you will know how to make things using computer controlled tools and which software tools to use ,and where Python fits in, after this talk.
Description "Functions are first-class objects in Python." This talk will discuss what we mean by first-class objects and how we can use this language feature to build more efficient, less redundant code with decorators without fear.
Description An introduction to the video processing libraries available in Python.
Intro to SQLAlchemy Sept. 16, 2014
Python Apps and Docker Sept. 16, 2014
Description An overview of why and how one might use Docker for Python applications
Confidence in the Lasso Sept. 16, 2014
Description The lasso is one of the most significant machine learning algorithms from the past 15 years. Conceived by Hastie, Tibshirani and Friedman from Stanford, the lasso performs dimension reduction and variable selection making it well suited for the high dimensionality of today's datasets. In this talk we will go ...
Failing With Grace Sept. 16, 2014
Description One of the biggest challenges of building distributed systems is dealing with failure. In this talk we'll cover a number of approaches and tools to help you build systems that deal with failure as gracefully as possible.
Description In this lecture we will show an applied case with Ipython notebook as a quant explores a typical financial problem with the help of various Python libraries and software engineering. The specific case is a small scale market risk platform using historical simulation to calculate value at risk.
Description If you're new to Python, you might find that you're using Python as if it were C. This talk will demonstrate how to take advantage of Python's special data structures to build tools for analyzing and creating nicely-formatted reports from CSV data. ("CSV" stands for "Comma Separated Values" although ...
Service Oriented Flask Sept. 16, 2014
Description Building service oriented web apps is a great way to separate concerns, parallelize development, and scale high traffic apps. One of the downsides of service oriented web applications, however, is managing the high overhead of communication between services, and handling the additional complexities that come along with service driven ...
Pretty Pictures Please Sept. 16, 2014
Description The Python visualization landscape has a couple of really great libraries for doing data visualization, but most everyone defaults to always using the same library for all their pictures. This talk will give an overview of the philosophies underpinning matplotlib, chaco, bokeh, vispy, vincent, and d3py and discuss what ...
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