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Anthony Baxter
Software Engineer, Google/Python Software Foundation

Anthony has been involved in the open-source community for more than
a decade, largely working in Python and, in the last few years, on
Python. He’s worked in the Internet area and in the telco space,
where he gets to exercise his incredibly short attention span by
working on far far too many things at once. He’s written or contributed
to more open source projects than he can remember – mostly related
to networking and protocol implementations.

He’s currently the release manager for Python. This is much less
glamorous than you might think. After a number of years working for
a travel-based telephone company, he’s recently started working for
Google Australia.

Anthony’s spoken at a number of conferences, including a keynote at linux.conf.au 2008, at each of the 4 OSDC conferences held so far, and presented Effective Python Programming at OSCON 2005.


Python, Tutorial
Location: D135 Level: Intermediate
Anthony Baxter (Google/Python Software Foundation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 9 ratings)
Python 3.0 (currently in development) contains a large number of backwards incompatible changes to the language. This tutorial will walk through the changes in 3.0 and also cover the tools available to help you port your code. Read more.
Location: Portland 252 Level: Novice
Anthony Baxter (Google/Python Software Foundation)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
General lightning talk session. Got some new nifty project you want to promote? Some small piece of technology that makes your life easier? Just a general rant and rave? Here's your chance at 5 minutes of fame. Read more.
OSCON 2008