Category Archives: Conference

Go QML Contest results

Yesterday at GopherCon I had the chance to sit together with Dave Cheney and Jamu Kakar to judge the entries received for the Go QML Contest. The result was already announced today, live at the second day of GopherCon, including … Continue reading

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Go QML Contest

UPDATE: The contest result is out. A couple of weeks ago a probe message was sent to a few places questioning whether there would be enough interest on a development contest involving Go QML applications. Since the result was quite … Continue reading

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Bazaar, the git way

Back at the Ubuntu Platform Rally last week, I’ve pestered some of the Bazaar team with questions about co-location of branches in the same directory with Bazaar. The great news is that this seems to be really coming for the … Continue reading

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Landscape and Storm go public

Finally, a couple of projects I’ve been working on in the last year and a half have been made public, which means that I have more freedom to talk about them openly. Landscape Landscape is a system we’ve created to … Continue reading

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brother… My brother Diogo is in town! Good to see him after so much time. pycon… PyCon 2007 was fantastic. It was great to meet everyone there, and we had two awesome sprinting weeks around it. confluence… I’ve recently visited … Continue reading

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All Hands is over

The All Hands conference from Canonical is over. It was one amazing week in San Francisco, US. Seeing everyone was really great. A lot of new people, many new ideas, old friends… It’s amazing how we get pumped in these … Continue reading

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Python module for Constraint Solving Problems

The constraint module presented in PyCon Brasil and later on EuroPython 2005 is now available. Here is a trivial example, solving the classical rooks problem: problem = Problem() numpieces = 8 cols = range(numpieces) rows = range(numpieces) problem.addVariables(cols, rows) for … Continue reading

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PyCon Brasil is a success!

That’s right. The first brazilian Python conference, which happened last week in Unicamp, was an enormous success. Even thought I had no doubt it would be an interesting event, I got surprised to see the excellent level of the talks … Continue reading

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Rik van Riel talks about Smart at Umeet 2004

Thanks for the nice words in your presentation Rik!

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