Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Python meme 2009

Here’s a short, 5 questions, 2009 Python meme. Copy-paste the questions, and blog your answers !

1. What’s the coolest Python application, framework or library you have discovered in 2009 ?

SQLAlchemy, not only does it fully (properly) abstract the SQL database for you, but provides a full Object Relational Mapping. What's more, it's Python 3 ready.

2. What new programming technique did you learn in 2009 ?

Using GObject Introspection to mix several languages (ie, Python and Javascript) in the same application.

3. What’s the name of the open source project you contributed the most in 2009 ? What did you do ?

Concordance XMPP, an XMPP service framework for Python I started January 1st 2009.

4. What was the Python blog or website you read the most in 2009 ?

Python Planet

5. What are the three top things you want to learn in 2010 ?

  1. SHARC DSPs
  2. Welding
  3. Aikido

2 comments:

Doc_Kinne said...

1. What’s the coolest Python application, framework or library you have discovered in 2009 ?

Ď€TiVO. Its an amazing video transcoder/transferring program that works well even on a 500MHz P-III!!

2. What new programming technique did you learn in 2009 ?

Setting up and effectively using Version Control Systems.

3. What’s the name of the open source project you contributed the most in 2009 ? What did you do ?

Ubuntu. Organization and video driver bug reports and debugging.

4. What was the Python blog or website you read the most in 2009 ?

Zip. Still need to dive into Python.

5. What are the three top things you want to learn in 2010 ?

Oh Gods! Ummm...
1) SANs
2) Fourier transform statistical analysis.
3) Cloud computing.

pysoy-dev-win32 said...

1. What’s the coolest Python application, framework or library you have discovered in 2009 ?

FoFix, which takes Frets On Fire (really fun Rock-Band like game) and cranks it up a notch.

2. What new programming technique did you learn in 2009 ?

I had to find out what interfaces were (learning C# for school)

3. What’s the name of the open source project you contributed the most in 2009 ? What did you do ?

PySoy, just a little bit, fixes and stuff.

4. What was the Python blog or website you read the most in 2009 ?

http://www.google-opensource.blogspot.com/
and slashdot i guess...

5. What are the three top things you want to learn in 2010 ?

1) Vala, Vapi, and Genie
2) I'd like to see XMPP in real time (game) action.
3) More 3D graphics, shaders etc.