Craig relaxing in Scotland

Craig goes to Scotland to learn about Python


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  • 17th EuroPython
  • First time in Edinburgh
  • More than 1000 attendees
  • Two days of workshops
  • Three days of talks
  • Two days of sprints
  • Over 120 sessions
  • Videos at

My Perspective

  • Web developer for 18 years
  • Python developer 4 years
  • Non-European 🇦🇺
  • Second open-source conference after DjangoCon Europe 2018
Craig's conference pass, showing three star Python power.

I didn't feel like a three star Python developer.


Monday and Tuesday

Introduction to Pandas, Testing and Test-driven Data Analysis

Build, Deploy, win With Serverless Applications

  • Chalice — AWS's serverless microframework
  • Zappa — open-source alternative
  • Many useful tools at


Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

I ❤️ non-technical talks💞💞

The Naïve Programmer

Daniele Procida

How to Ignore Most Startup Advice and Build a Decent Software Business

Ines Montani

Creating a Culture of Software Craftsmanship

Keith Harrison

Autism in Development

Ed Singleton

EduBlocks - Making the Transition to Python Easier!

Joshua Lowe (he's 14 years old! 🤯)

Technical Talks

Why do Python developers have nice-looking houses?

Because they use decorators.

Technical Talks

Python 2 is Dead! Drag Your old Code Into the Modern Age

Becky Smith

Technical Talks

Hello to the World in Eight Web Frameworks

Aaron Bassett


  • Flask
  • Cherry Py
  • Falcon
  • Hug

Batteries Included

  • Django
  • Pyramid


  • Tornado
  • Sanic