Keynote: Walking the Line
Amazing keynote, and I will definitely watch it again when it’s uploaded to YouTube!
- Make small, incremental, and easy to understand changes.
- Test often and fail quickly.
- Orient yourself by checking an expected failure.
A Tale of Two Typings
- Legacy code is simply code without
- Define your types, don’t just inline them.
Trust Fall: Hidden Gems in MLFlow that Improve Model Credibility
The talk focused on machine learning, but I think this can still apply outside of that.
- Build trust through documentation and reproducibility.
Exploring Socio-technical Security Concerns in Critical Open-source Python Repositories
- Catalyst: Someone intentionally introduced bad code into Linux for a research paper.
- Pull requests power open source contributions.
- FOSS needs to be careful what gets merged in.
A BuildEngineer in a buildless lang
- Improve development by reducing stylistic diffs and increasing semantic diffs.
Recursion for Beginners: A Beginner’s Guide to Recursion
- All recursive solutions have an iterative solution.
- Unless you are dealing with trees, avoid recursion.
Improving code without losing your mind
- We tend to focus on getting features out the door.
- Like an artist, programmers should improve – refactor – their art.
- Set aside time to improve – refactor – your code.
- Make code understandable and obvious.
- Make code obvious. Otherwise, make it familiar. Otherwise, make it well-documented. Start by making it obvious!
- For demos/testing, you can
pip installpackages directly inside of the Python Interpreter!
>>> import pip >>> pip.main(["install", "django"])