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Episode #14: Moving from PHP to Python 3 with Patreon

Published Tues, Jun 30, 2015, recorded Tues, Jun 2, 2015.

It's uncommon when technology and purpose combine to create something amazing. But that's exactly what's happening here a Patreon. Learn how they are using Python to enable an entirely new type of crowdsourcing for creative endeavours (podcasting, art, open source, and more).

In this episode, I speak with Albert Shue from Patreon about their journey of converting from PHP to Python 3. You will learn some practical techniques for setting up such a project for success and avoiding some of the biggest risks.

Links from the show:

Michael's Campaign:
How to write a spelling corrector:
Albert on Twitter: @146
Patreon Hiring (1): via
Patreon Hiring (2):
Stackoverflow 2015 developer survey:
IPython Keynote:
Talk Python T-Shirt:
Sponsor: Codeship:
Sponsor: Hired:

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