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Google Technologogy User Group Panel Session On Web Development Technologies

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On the 29th of November 2011, I represented the python perspective at the Google Technology User Group debate, the Battle of the Backends, which pitted Python against Ruby-on-Rails and Node.js for web development.

The debate was held at Google’s European HQ at Barrow St, Dublin.

Here are my slides from the python vs. ruby v. node.js debate.

The video from the debate is available on GTUGs youtube channel: the python segment begins after 20 minutes.

Written by alan.kennedy

February 7th, 2012 at 7:48 pm

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PyCon Ireland 2010: A great success!

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I’m delighted to report that PyCon Ireland 2010, the first ever python language conference in Ireland, was a great success! Over 100 people came, attended two dozen talks and tutorials in three tracks, and participated in sprints and open-spaces.

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Written by alan.kennedy

August 12th, 2010 at 7:34 pm