Python’s Tale

Command Line Heroes

Episode | Podcast

Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:05:07 +0000

<p>A benevolent dictator for life steps down and changes the course of the Python language forever. Guido van Rossum’s “Transfer of Power” memo brings attention to the way programming languages evolve.</p> <p>In this episode, <a href="">Emily Morehouse</a> makes the connection between Python’s technical extensibility and its inclusive community. <a href="">Michael Kennedy</a> explains how Python is both easy to learn and powerful enough to build YouTube and Instagram. And <a href="">Diane Mueller</a> highlights how the Python community took the lead on so many inclusive practices that are spreading in tech—including the rise of community-led decision-making.</p> <p>Sometimes, a benevolent dictator can get a language started. But Python shows it’s communities that make languages thrive.</p> <p>Learn more about Python at <a href=""></a></p> <p>Also check out these Python podcasts that guest Michael Kennedy is part of — <a href="">Talk Python to Me</a>, and <a href="">Python Bytes</a></p> <p>We hear from Guido van Rossum in this episode from a <a href="">Computer History Museum interview</a>.</p>