[Plone-AsiaPacific] SyPy - Feb09 - "Video distro with Plumi+Plone" / "Make Python Apps Start Fast"
djay at pretaweb.com
Wed Jan 21 00:55:24 UTC 2009
Welcome to 2009, unofficial year of the python.
To make up for the slow start we're having a double presentation 5th
feb at google.
Start time: 6:30 for a 6:45 start - *note earlier time*
Notes: RSVP using anyvite . Limit of 45 people. Be outside the
elevators ground floor at 6:30 sharp and google people will escort you
up. We will come back for late commers but if you are really late ring
Dylan on 0421477460. See you all there.
"FOSS online video distro technologies, using Plumi and the Plone CMS
framework." - Andrew Nicholson
Bio - Andy Nicholson is a free software hacker and new media activist.
He is currently part of the EngageMedia collective, and consultant
computer engineer. EngageMedia is producing the free and open source
software project, Plumi (http://www.plumi.org) - a video sharing web
application, which runs http://engagemedia.org and others.
"Make Python Apps Start Fast" - Andrew Bennetts
Command line programs such as version control tools need to run
quickly so that they do not disrupt the user's work. Anything more
than a heartbeat and the user gets impatient and distracted.
Programming in Python is typically much easier than C/C++, but making
a Python program load and execute quickly can be a challenge. This
talk explains how Bazaar, a GPL-licenced distributed version control
system written in Python, can execute commands like “bzr status” in as
little as 100ms on my fairly modest laptop even though it has roughly
120000 lines of Python source code. This talk will cover tools and
techniques for both analysing and fixing causes of long startups for
Bio - Andrew Bennetts is a Software Developer for Canonical Ltd.
Andrew works on Bazaar, a GPL-licensed version control tool written in
Python. He has been a professional Python programmer since 2001. The
last four of those years he's worked for Canonical, building tools to
help open source developers collaborate. He's also a long-time
contributor to Twisted, the asynchronous networking framework.
Date & Time: Thursday February 05 - 6:30 PM
Location: Google Sydney
Level 18 Tower 1 Darling Park, 201 Sussex St
RSVP - http://anyvite.com/events/home/uyqkebx5ty/sypy-feb09-quotvideo-distro-with-plumiplonequot-quotmake-python-apps-start-fastquot
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