Upgrading to Python 3 with Zero Downtime

We recently upgraded our API backend from Python 2.7.12 to Python 3.5.2. Here’s how we did it.


The Afterlife of Python 2

Python 2 is officially dead now (cf), with the python.org release of 2.17.18, the last release of Python 2 (also). That means that what happens now is its afterlife, because Python 2 being 'dead' doesn't mean that it's gone, and Python 2 is shaping up to ... (more…)

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