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A tale of concurrency through creativity in Python: a deep dive into how gevent works.


Speaker: Kavya Joshi

gevent is an open source Python library for asynchronous I/O. It provides a powerful construct to build concurrent applications; think threads, except lightweight and cooperatively scheduled. We will delve into how gevent is architected from its building blocks — sophisticated coroutines, an event loop, and a dash of creativity to neatly integrate them.

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