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He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty programmer!

50 minute beginner seminar

Description/Proposal

We've all been there at some point or another, a client walks into the room and demands... a shrubbery. And while nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition you can be sure that we will spend this talk taking a look at situations that will arise during your project life-cycle and find humorous ways to deal with them through the magic that is Python. And we don't mean the programming language!

We talk about how project managers will keep insisting that the parrot is still alive, why "Romanes eunt domus" is not the best name for a variable and that the Ministry of Silly (array) Walks should be founded ASAP. This is a humorous dig at the development life-cycle and shows how sometimes we can take things a bit too seriously. We should enjoy our jobs a lot more and how to manage our reactions when presented with some of the more frustrating parts of the job.

With a tongue firmly in cheek and lots of clips from the best of Python we will end the session looking on the bright side of life.