News about Python @ FOSDEM 2014

Python ?? Comments 30 January 2014

Hi all,

Last news about the Python devroom at FOSDEM 2014


There is a last change in the schedule, "PyPy: a fast Python Virtual Machine" will replace "Web Scraping 101 in Python". Yasoob can’t be present in Belgium :/

TimeSlot Talk Speaker
09:00 Logic Programming in Python Pierre Carbonnelle
09:30 Introduction to py.test fixtures Floris Bruynooghe
10:00 openpyxl Eric Gazoni
10:30 Introducing the Eve REST API Framework Nicola Iarocci
11:00 Stack switching for fun and profit Saúl Ibarra Corretgé
11:30 SQLAlchemy Drill Erik Janssens
12:00 Some recipes with Alembic Claude Huchet
12:30 Post-mortem Debugging and Web Development Alessandro Molina
14:00 The next generation Python Software Foundation (PSF) Marc-Andre Lemburg
14:30 How PyPy makes your code run fast Romain Guillebert
15:00 Using All These Cores: Transactional Memory under the hood Armin Rigo
15:30 A deep dive into PEP3156, the new asyncio module Saúl Ibarra Corretgé
16:00 Concurrent pr ogramming with Python and my little experiment Benoit Chesneau
16:30 Integrating Python and C using CFFI Floris Bruynooghe
17:00 PyPy : a fast Python Virtual Machine Romain Guillebert
17:30 Generators, or how to step to the infinite and beyond Andrea Crotti


We are glad to announce you that we have a lot of awesome sponsors for the event.



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Python Software Foundation

The Python Software Foundation (PSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that holds the intellectual property rights behind the Python programming language. We manage the open source licensing for Python version 2.1 and later and own and protect the trademarks associated with Python.We also run the North Ameri

can PyCon conference annually, support other Python conferences around the world, and fund Python related development with our grants program and by funding special projects.



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L’association "A.F.P.Y.", Association Francophone Python, a pour but la vulgarisation auprès d’un public francophone du langage de programmation python et de ses applications.


Open Source VoIP System Integrator. Eyepea is a VoIP (Voice over IP) system integrator building solutions around Open Source platforms such as Asterisk, sipX, OpenSIPS etc.

Friday Beer Event

While coming over to Brussels to attend FOSDEM, don’t miss this great opportunity to taste some of the finest beer in Belgium (and hence in the world).

Further information about the Friday Beer Event


The next Aperos Python Belgium will take place on saturday, February 1st in Brussels, during the FOSDEM conference that take place at ULB from 1st to 2nd February.

In addition to the regulars or AFPyro, we are also pleased to meet the attendees of FOSDEM using Python.

As usual, you can come just for drinking and sharing one (or many) drinks or if you wish, you can also register for the meal that follows, in a near place, at Chez Léon for 20:30, rue des Bouchers 18, B-1000 Brussels.

Meeting from 18:45, on first floor of Delirium cafe, Impasse De La Fidélité 4, 1000 Brussels.

If you are a FOSDEM attendee, you can meet us at the Python stand, 1st floor of K Building, from 18h to go to Delirium cafe together.

Please sign up in order to book the place:

Further information about the next AFPyros in Belgium: Aperos Python Belgium


This edition will have a stand for the Python Community. There will be the Python Software Foundation, the Association Francophone of Python and the goodies.

It’s the opportunity to support the Python Community!


This year, you will have the opportunities to buy a t-shirt, a mug of the event. Some stickers will be available of your laptop ;-)

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Stephane Wirtel for Python-FOSDEM, for the Python Community.

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