Copy-on-write friendly Python garbage collection

At Instagram, we have the world’s largest deployment of the Django web framework, which is written entirely in Python. We began using… Read more


The (lack of a) case against Python 3

A few days ago, well-known author and developer Zed Shaw wrote a blog post, “The Case Against Python 3.”   I have a huge amount of respect for Zed’s work, and his book (Learn Python the Hard Way) is one whose approach is similar to mine — so muc...

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