C extensions at the Cambridge Python meetup

Tuesday 10 February 2009

Next Wednesday, I’ll be presenting at the Cambridge Python meetup. I’ll be doing a first run of my PyCon presentation, A Whirlwind Excursion through C Extensions.

It’s kind of crazy to try to cover the topic in 45 minutes, but that’s what I’ll be trying to do. Come see how it goes, give me some critique on the talk, and learn about writing C extensions for Python.

Time: Wednesday, February 18, 7:00 PM.
Place: Betahouse, 13 Magazine St, Cambridge MA.

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Jared 12:27 PM on 11 Feb 2009

That's a great topic, and you're right, it will be difficult to cover anything of value in 45 minutes. Exposing more people to this practice will hopefully cause more projects to be written in C (only when necessary, of course).

Will you post slides or video later?

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Ned Batchelder 1:20 PM on 11 Feb 2009

Yes, I will be posting the content of the talk. I don't know if video is in the cards, though...

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Ivan Krstić 6:44 PM on 11 Feb 2009

Can you post the time and location? Meetup appears to require registration.

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Ned Batchelder 7:46 PM on 11 Feb 2009

@Ivan, good point. I've added the info to the post.

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Nate 8:55 PM on 18 Feb 2009

Awesome talk, Ned. It really hit everything it needed to hit, as far as I could tell. Sorry about the "5 minute" lightning talk that took 20 minutes at the end... I really would have loved to hang around more afterward.

What's the URL for the text? I think there was one part I was a little confused on... got distracted by trying to think up a more pronouncable variable name for a sequence than seq.

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Nate 2:09 PM on 19 Feb 2009

Here's the text url: http://nedbatchelder.com/text/whirlext.html

Also, if you want to change seq to something else in that slide, just plain old s would be perfectly understandable, I think.

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