Jessica McKellar

Number of videos:
12
Keynote - Jessica McKellar
PyCon US 2014
Jessica McKellar
Recorded: April 13, 2014Language: English
Building and breaking a Python sandbox
PyCon US 2014
Jessica McKellar
Recorded: April 12, 2014Language: English

What does it take to make a Python sandbox that can run untrusted code? Learn some surprising language features and experience security challenges first-hand as we work through building a Python sandbox from scratch. You'll leave this talk with renewed appreciation for the dynamic nature of Python, some sneaky language tricks, and a solid background in classes of sandboxing security issues.

Contribute with me! Getting started with open source development
PyCon US 2014
Jessica McKellar
Recorded: April 12, 2014Language: English

Want to contribute to a Python project or the core language, but not sure where to start?

Join us for 3 hours learning the nuts and bolts of open source contribution. By the end of this tutorial, you'll have the tools and practice to confidently contribute to your favorite projects.

Beginning programmers are welcome and encouraged!

Hands-on intro to Python for beginning programmers
PyCon US 2014
Jessica McKellar
Recorded: April 11, 2014Language: English

Beginning programmers: welcome to PyCon! Jumpstart your Python and programming careers with this 3-hour interactive tutorial. By the end, you'll have hands-on exposure to many core programming concepts, be able to write useful Python programs, and have a roadmap for continuing to learn and practice programming in Python. This class assumes no prior programming experience.

Scaling community diversity outreach
PyCon US 2013
Asheesh Laroia , Dana Bauer , Daniel Choi , Jessica McKellar
Recorded: March 16, 2013Language: English

In March '10, the Boston Python user group ran its first gender diversity outreach workshop. In the time since, the group has has moved the needle and inspired other communities to do the same. In this panel, you will hear communities like PyStar Philly, Railsbridge Boston, and the Chicago Python Workshop discuss their successes and difficulties with diversity-oriented outreach.

How the Internet works
PyCon US 2013
Jessica McKellar
Recorded: March 15, 2013Language: English

This talk is an introduction to the Internet's structure and protocols through fun experiments from the Python perspective. We'll use Python libraries like Scapy and Twisted to explore what happens at a networking level as you surf the Web, how coffee shop Internet access works, and more.

Contribute with me! Getting started with open source development
PyCon US 2013
Jessica McKellar
Recorded: March 14, 2013Language: English

Want to contribute to a Python project or the core language, but not sure where to start?

Join us for 3 hours learning the nuts and bolts of open source contribution. By the end of this tutorial, you'll have the tools and practice to confidently contribute to your favorite projects.

Beginning programmers are welcome and encouraged!

A hands-on introduction to Python for beginning programmers
PyCon US 2013
Jessica McKellar
Recorded: March 13, 2013Language: English

Beginning programmers: welcome to PyCon 2013! Jumpstart your Python and programming careers with this 3-hour interactive tutorial. By the end, you'll have hands-on exposure to many core programming concepts, be able to write useful Python programs, and have a roadmap for continuing to learn and practice programming in Python. This class assumes no prior programming experience.

PyCon Canada 2012 - Saturday Morning Keynote
PyCon CA 2012
Jessica McKellar
Recorded: Nov. 10, 2012Language: English

Jessica is a veteran open source contributor and a maintainer for several open source projects, including OpenHatch and the Twisted event-driven networking engine; she wrote a chapter on Twisted for The Architecture of Open Source Applications Volume II and is working with O'Reilly on a new edition of Twisted Networking Essentials. Jessica is a Python Software Foundation board member and an organizer for the largest Python user group in the world.

2. Twisted Matrix High Scores
PyCon US 2012
Jessica McKellar
Recorded: March 11, 2012Language: English

Do you have what it takes to get to the top of http://twistedmatrix.com/highscores?

Diversity in practice: How the Boston Python User Group grew to 1700 people and over 15% women
PyCon US 2012
Asheesh Laroia , Jessica McKellar
Recorded: March 11, 2012Language: English

How do you bring more women into programming communities with long-term, measurable results? In this talk we'll analyze our successful effort, the Boston Python Workshop, which brought over 200 women into Boston's Python community this year. We'll talk about lessons learned running the workshop, the dramatic effect it has had on the local user group, and how to run a workshop in your city.