Sailing to Python 3 land

asldevi (~asldevi)




There is lot of advancement in adoption of Python 3 lately. If you're still using Python 2.x in your project(s), this talk is for you.

The focus of the talk is on the following

  • Why should one migrate to Python 3
    • shiny new features out there that one shouldn't resist to make use of
    • status of major library support
  • What are the tools available to make the switch easy
  • Picking your migration strategy
  • Experiences with the migration
  • Common pitfalls


Some experience with Python 2.x is preferred, although not mandatory.

Content URLs:

The outline of the presentation is here on which I'll improve upon.

Speaker Info:

Devi is a software consultant and a trainer. She has been using Python as a primary tool in web development, machine learning etc for the past 8 years. Currently she works as a Lead backend developer/Architect at PowerToFly. She worked with Avaaz, HasGeek, AMD, C-DAC before, among others.

She has done M.Tech in Computational Science from IISc, before which she tried out teaching Mathematics.

Speaker Links:

Devi has given a workshop on Web Development - Code to deployment at PyCon India, 2012 and a talk on ReST APIs at PyCon India, 2015. Both the talks were well received.

Section: Python 3k
Type: Talks
Target Audience: Intermediate
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