[fedora-india] [Event Report] "From Python to Silicon" - PyCon India, September 16-18, 2011
shakthimaan at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 09:51:07 UTC 2011
I had presented "From Python to Silicon: python-myhdl" talk at PyCon
India 2011, September 16-18, 2011 at Symbiosis, Pune, India.
The first day of the (un)conference was filled with tutorials. I
attended the "Functional Programming with Python" talk by Anand
Chitipothu . He had illustrated list comprehensions, recursions,
higher-order functions, iterators and generators in Python with
On the second day, I attended the keynote by Raymond Hettinger on
"What Makes Python Awesome" . It was a very informative talk
illustrating the key characteristics of Python, and the community that
I also attended the "Python on Android"  talk by Sajjad Anwar, who
gave simple examples using android-scripting . The "Emacs as a
Python IDE"  talk by Noufal Ibrahim had useful tips and tricks on
using Emacs for development work, and issue tracking using org-mode
. I also attended the "Decorators as Composable Abstractions" 
by Sidhant Godiwala which was an introduction to using decorators in
On the final day of the event, I attended "Network Programming with
Umit Project"  by Narendran Thangaranjan who gave demos on network
protocol implementation, and testing in Python using the Umit project
. Jivitesh Singh Dhaliwal gave a demo of using PySerial to control
robots in the "Python in the Real World: From Blinking LEDs to
Advanced Robotics"  talk.
My presentation slides are available . Thanks to Christopher
Felton for his valuable feedback.
Few photos taken during the event are available at my /gallery .
 Functional programming with Python.
 What makes Python awesome.
 Python on Android. http://in.pycon.org/2011/talks/13-python-on-android
 android-scripting. http://code.google.com/p/android-scripting/
 Emacs as a Python IDE.
 Org-mode. http://orgmode.org/
 Decorators as Composable Abstractions.
 Network Programming with Umit Project.
 Umit project. http://www.umitproject.org/
 Python in the Real World: From Blinking LEDs to Advanced
 From Python to Silicon: python-myhdl.
 Photos. http://www.shakthimaan.com/Mambo/gallery/album70
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