Ask the Ecosystem: Lessons from 200+ FOSS Applications

11:15am - 11:55am on Friday, October 4 in Madison

Mahmoud Hashemi



If you had to build a software application right now, how would you do it?

First step, Python. But then what?

This talk looks at over 200 of the most-successful open-source Python applications to distill real-world advice on building effective software to reach the masses. Architecture, testing, licensing, packaging and distribution, these projects hold lifetimes of work and wisdom, waiting to be learned!

In this presentation, we’ll explore many questions, just a few of which include:

A production application is worth a hundred blog posts and a thousand Stack Overflow answers. You’ve already heard all the talk about best practices, now come hear about the practical practices from real Python applications.

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