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Take these Pythonic tips with you

You might have heard about my Write Pythonic Code Like a Seasoned Developer course. In that course, I cover 52+ idiomatic ideas from Python. Just to give you an idea, it talks about using for-in loops rather than faking a numerical for loop as many folks coming from C/C++ might do. By popular request, I’ve decided to create a PDF distilling...

Know .NET? Learn Python with our free webcast in February!

Are you a .NET developer and are considering Python as your next language to expand your knowledge and skill set? Come spend an hour with me during my next free webcast. There are many getting started presentations for Python, this webcast is specifically geared towards helping C# and .NET developers quickly get up to speed with Python. It covers...

Top 5 Talk Python Episodes of 2019

It’s been a great year over at Talk Python. The podcast has been going strong with many listeners from every corner of the global. We’ve launched a bunch of new courses at Talk Python Training and even did a little good for the environment. As we near the end of the year, I’d like to take a moment and highlight the top 5 episodes, measured by...

Is Python right for your team?

Over at Talk Python, we’re doing a fun online event for people exploring Python and whether it’s a fit for their organization or for their team.Is Python right for your organization? Are you tasked with deciding whether to adopt Python for your project or for your company? Maybe you’re just trying to decide whether Python is the right place to put...

A couple of podcast interviews (me as a guest)

Hi everyone. I recently got the chance to be interviewed on two podcast / youtube shows. They were a ton of fun and I think we actually covered a ton of fun topics that were both technically deep as well as covering entrepreneurship from a tech and open source side of things. Episode 73 – Talking Python with Michael Kennedy from the Local...

Learn Flask and SQLAlchemy with my latest online course

Hi there. I’m excited to announce the availability of my latest online Python web course. Building data-driven web apps with Flask and SQLAlchemy This is our most recent course over at Talk Python Training. It’s just under 10 hours of video content along with some demo code to follow along. Here’s the elevator pitch One...

Being a Great Podcast Guest

I recently got the chance to be a guest on Brian Okken’s Test and Code podcast. His show has been coming on strong lately with some great guests. So when Brian asked me to go meta with him and be his guest to help him and all his guests get more out of his show, I was happy to be part of it. He just released our episode. Check it out over...

Learn Python Web Development with our latest course

Hey everyone, I’m super excited to share a project I’ve been working on over the past couple of months. We just released a new course over at Talk Python Training. Building data-driven web apps with Pyramid and SQLAlchemy Visit the course page for all the details and to take the course or just keep reading. This course will teach you everything...

Eve: Building RESTful APIs with MongoDB and Flask

Want to build MongoDB-backed RESTful web services in Python? Over at Talk Python Training, we just launched a new course on the Eve RESTful framework. It’s called Eve: Building RESTful APIs with MongoDB and Flask If you are thinking of building RESTful HTTP APIs with MongoDB, you owe it to yourself to check out the course. Jump over the to the course...

A bunch of online Python courses

Hey everyone, Happy 2018! There are many things to celebrate as we roll into this new year. One is a bunch of new Python courses are either available or coming soon at Talk Python Training. I’ve been thinking about how to best make these available to everyone. I want you to have access to everything, all the Python courses – almost 100 hours and...

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