Python and the Glories of the UNIX Tradition

Brandon Rhodes | Friday 09:10 | Assembly Room

In 1991 the newly-released Python language sallied forth into a profession already riven with rivalry between competing technical traditions. Learn about the stand that Python took on one side of a long-running argument, about the technology ideas it shares with UNIX, and about the important lessons from computing history that Python today delivers to programmers around the world.

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