June 26th, 2020 | 36 mins 6 secs
black, cpython, flit, packaging, pip, poetry, pyproject.toml, python, standard library, toml
Brett and I talk about some upcoming work on Python packaging, such as:
- editable install standardization
- other tools using pyproject.toml for configuration
- what should and shouldn't be in the standard library
- and a few tangents
June 18th, 2020 | 51 mins 17 secs
ides, pytest, python, testing, vs code
The Python extension for VS Code is most downloaded extension for VS Code.
Brett Cannon is the manager for the distributed development team of the Python extension for VS Code.
In this episode, Brett and I discuss the Python extension and VS Code.
May 30th, 2020 | 42 mins 21 secs
adafruit, circuitpython, live coding, oh my zsh, online conferences, python, twitch, wfh
Nina's been up to a lot lately, so we talk about quite a bit, including live coding on twitch.tv, online conferences, Python Tea (a new online version of the hallway track), Python on hardware, Adafruit, CircuitPython, tricking out your command prompt, working from home, and more.
May 2nd, 2020 | 48 mins 34 secs
pytest, python, software testing, subtest, unittest
Subtests are a way to continue a test function after an assert fails.
Paul Ganssle and Brian Okken discuss what subtests are, why you might want them, and what to watch out for if you use them.
April 9th, 2020 | 32 mins 1 sec
data processing, data science, pyspark, python
Apache Spark is a unified analytics engine for large-scale data processing.
PySpark blends the powerful Spark big data processing engine with the Python programming language to provide a data analysis platform that can scale up for nearly any task.
March 27th, 2020 | 36 mins 18 secs
hypothesis, property based testing, python
Hypothesis is the Python tool used for property based testing.
Hypothesis claims to combine "human understanding of your problem domain with machine intelligence to improve the quality of your testing process while spending less time writing tests."
Alexander Hultnér introduces us to property based testing in Python with Hypothesis.
March 4th, 2020 | 47 mins 13 secs
plugins, pytest, python, software testing
pytest is awesome by itself. pytest + plugins is even better.
In this episode, Anthony Sottile and Brian Okken discuss the top 28 pytest plugins.
October 30th, 2019 | 30 mins 24 secs
public speaking, pytest, python, software testing, teaching
Andy Knight is passionate about software testing, and shares his passion through public speaking, writing on automationpanda.com, teaching as an adjunct professor, and now also through writing a book and organizing a new regional Python conference.
October 16th, 2019 | 21 mins
Python 3.8.0 final is live and ready to download. This episode covers what's new, including new language features, standard library changes, and optimizations. Not just the big stuff everyone's already talking about. But also some little things that will make programming Python even more fun and easy.
September 28th, 2019 | 41 mins 59 secs
education, programming, python, software development, teaching
Nicholas Tollervey is working toward better ways of teaching programming. His projects include the Mu Editor, PyperCard, and CodeGrades. Many of us talk about problems with software education. Nicholas is doing something about it.