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Python History and Perspectives

Episode #156, published Sat, Mar 24, 2018, recorded Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Learning about programming libraries and languages is useful and interesting. But sometimes knowing WHY certain decisions were made or the history leading up to some change or package being created gives you a deeper understanding.

That's what this episode is all about. You'll meet Mike Driscoll who runs PyDev of the Week. He also just published a very relevant book: Python Interviews: Discussions with Python Experts.

Links from the show

Mike's blog: blog.pythonlibrary.org
Mike on Twitter: @driscollis
Mike's self-published books: leanpub.com/u/mikedriscoll

Python Interviews

On Amazon: amzn.to/2pBnf7k
On Packt: packtpub.com
Episode transcripts: talkpython.fm

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Mike Driscoll
Mike Driscoll
Mike Driscoll has been programming in Python since 2006. He enjoys writing about Python in his blog, http://www.blog.pythonlibrary.org/ and contributes to Real Python too. Mike is the author of multiple books about the Python programming language, including Python 101, Pillow: Image Processing with Python and many others.
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