Make beautiful Python code (talk at PyCon IE ’13)

Another year, another amazing PyCon. I guess I repeat myself, but I keep being impressed about the quality of the talks and the friendly, vibrant atmosphere. It is always a pleasure to spend some time with people interested in code and technology… There was also an increase in the number attendees, and quite a lot students. I said that on Twitter, but Python Ireland, you guys rock. Of all the talks I attend to, I’d like to comment two that were especially interesting. The first was one of the keynotes, PRISM-as-a-Service: Not… Read More

Talks on PyCon Ireland 2012

Well, as usual, this year’s PyCon Ireland has been amazing. I always get impressed by the high quality of the talks and, in general, how much the attendants know. It is always a pleasure to share some thoughts about technology with incredibly talented people. Python Ireland is doing a great job. This year I didn’t give one talk, but TWO! It was very exhausting, but fun. I am posting the slides here, in case someone find them interesting… You can also¬†download the source Keynote file, which includes notes. EDIT: Videos added

Django and Rails and Grails, Oh my!

On the PyCon Ireland I give a talk comparing between Django, Ruby on Rails and Grails framework… I just forget to put a link on this blog! The presentation can be found at Prezi, and there is even a video, if someone wants to make funny comments on my exotic accent ūüėõ A problem with the projector doesn’t allow me to display the slides, so I felt a little weird taking the laptop and pointing at the screen, but the people making the video has make their homework and shows the proper… Read More

Database madness with mongoengine and SQLAchemy

Yesterday I gave a presentation in the Python Ireland October meeting about some work we are doing with mongoengine and SQLAchemy and how we are managing three databases (MS SQL server, MySQL and MongoDB) on an online football management game we are working on. So, here are the slides, so feel free to make comments, ask questions and even criticize them! You can also download the presentation on PDF here. PD: When I talk about¬†football¬†game, I’m¬†referring¬†to soccer.