Nickolas is currently heading up Feersum Engine at Praekelt.com on the technical level.
He also gets bees in his bonnet about bad code, which is often his own that was done in a rush. This leads him to resolve these cross-eyed solutions at random intervals.
Nickolas' passion for software development led him to complete a Hons. B.Sc. in Computer Science at UJ.
Managing your code is like managing anything else.
back control of your code, you need to measure everything you can!
This talk is about my experience of wresting an unruly codebase into a well behaved one.
Well, better behaved, at least...
In this talk I'll cover the following, and how they affect your Python application:
and how it differs from ease
not all code is equally important
- Static analysis
don't fear the
mypycan save the day
why & when to write tests (
- Formally design your internal data format
whilst it seems obvious, internal data formats are often left unchecked
a good programmer with a profiler is better than one without