Kenneth Reitz

Number of videos:
10
Python 2.7 & Python 3: A Sacred Love Story
Twitter University 2014
Kenneth Reitz
Added: Dec. 11, 2014Language: English

Kenneth Reitz, Python evangelist at Heroku and author of the popular Requests library, discusses the state of Python today, the division in the community, and how we can forge ahead into a shiny future. Pythonistas unite!

Python For Humans
ChiPy
Kenneth Reitz
Recorded: Dec. 11, 2014Language: English
Planting Open Source Seeds
PyCon CA 2013
Kenneth Reitz
Recorded: Aug. 11, 2013Language: English

An in-depth review of the stages that most open source projects go though, and the decisions their maintainers face. Requests will be used as an example — lessons learned and best practices will be covered.

Flasky Goodness
PyOhio 2013
Kenneth Reitz
Recorded: July 27, 2013Language: English

This talk dives into Service-Oriented Architecture and why Django isn't always the best tool for the job. We'll overview the Flask web framework, and how it can be a great fit for distributed applications.

Growing Open Source Seeds
PyCon AU 2013
Kenneth Reitz
Recorded: July 7, 2013Language: English

This talk will be an in-depth review of the stages that most open source projects go though, and the decisions their maintainers face. Requests will be used as an example — lessons learned and best practices will be covered.

Python for Humans
PyCon US 2013
Kenneth Reitz
Recorded: March 16, 2013Language: English

Python’s ecosystem is held up to a high standard, but it falls short in a few key areas. A handful of crucial APIs are an absolute pain to work with. We’ll go over where these APIs went wrong and learn about strong and elegant API design. The high barriers to entry in Python will be discussed. Potential solutions will be proposed.

Python for Humans
PyCon CA 2012
Kenneth Reitz
Recorded: Nov. 11, 2012Language: English

Python’s ecosystem is held up to a high standard, but it falls short in a few key areas. A handful of crucial APIs are an absolute pain to work with. We’ll go over where these APIs went wrong and learn about strong and elegant API design. The high barriers to entry in Python will be discussed. Potential solutions will be proposed.

Flasky Goodness (or Why Django Sucks?)
DjangoCon 2012
Kenneth Reitz
Recorded: Sept. 5, 2012Language: English

This talk dives into the specifics of why Django isn't always the best tool for the job, general frustrations with the framework, and potential fixes. It will balance out with many Django praises too, of course.

Keynote: Python for Humans
PyCon AU 2012
Kenneth Reitz
Recorded: Aug. 22, 2012Language: English

Python's ecosystem is held up to a high standard, but it falls short in a few key areas. A handful of crucial APIs are an absolute pain to work with. We'll go over where these APIs went wrong and learn about strong and elegant API desig

Python for Humans
PyOhio 2012
Kenneth Reitz
Recorded: July 29, 2012Language: English

Unfortunately, solving simple problems with Python isn't always 'import antigravity'. Best practices are sometimes far from obvious. This talk will analyze the high barriers of entry that clutter the Python landscape. We'll discuss ways to make Python more accessible for newcomers and less of a headache for seasoned veterans.