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Episode 58: Podcast Rewind With Guest Highlights for 2020-2021

The Real Python Podcast

Apr 30, 2021 44m

This week’s show is a bit different. We are taking a well-deserved short break, but we still wanted to share an episode with you. This rewind episode highlights clips from the many interviews over the past year or so of the show.

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We also hear from many new listeners who have just discovered the show. Welcome aboard! We wanted to provide a sample of guests, topics, and questions we feature on the show.

For long-time listeners, this will be a brisk walk through past episodes and guests. We’ve talked with many guests, and it was hard to narrow it down to the sample provided here. We hope you enjoy this podcast rewind, and look forward to sharing a fantastic slate of upcoming guests.


  • 00:00:00 – Introduction
  • 00:01:28 – E03 Brett Slatkin: Is Python a good tool for infrastructure?
  • 00:03:30 – E07 Łukasz Langa: Origins of Black
  • 00:10:55 – E08 Tania Allard: Reproducibility of project results
  • 00:13:06 – Sponsor: Digital Ocean
  • 00:13:47 – E11 Anthony Shaw: DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself)
  • 00:16:38 – E16 Hannah Stepanek: Creating NumPy types
  • 00:20:02 – E18 Armin Ronacher: What would you change if you started the Flask project from scratch?
  • 00:23:20 – E22 Russell Keith-Magee: Funding open-source projects
  • 00:26:27 – E26 Michael Kennedy: How is the GIL part of the problem?
  • 00:29:18 – Video Course Spotlight
  • 00:30:27 – E30 Christopher Trudeau - The PEG parser
  • 00:33:00 – E39 Reuven Lerner: What makes generator functions different?
  • 00:37:35 – E47 Brett Cannon: Unravelling Python’s syntatic sugar series
  • 00:43:43 – Thanks and goodbye

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