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Jim S.

Location:

Cambridge, MA

Member since:

January 11, 2012

What's the coolest thing you've done with Python?

VR. Wrote the app in python using SWIG bindings to the OVR SDK. Tuned performance using cProfile plugged into dot for hot path graphs. Python is plenty fast enough for VR.

What would you like to learn in the Python world?

Mastering the ecosystem - pip, Pypy, py2exe, SWIG, ctypes for deployment to desktop Mac, Windows, Linux. Optimization and interfacing to native code for speed.

Any particular areas of expertise outside of Python?

Graphics, OpenGL, C++

Introduction

Graphics programmer, using python for the productivity boost.


Our Sponsors

  • Kyruus

    Kyruus is sponsoring pizza for the July 18 presentation.

  • Cambridge Innovation Center

    The CIC will host us on July 18, complete with glorious summertime AC .

  • DataRobot

    Pizza sponsor for August 8 project night.

  • Akamai

    Akamai is hosting and sponsoring the June 22 presentation night.

  • IBM Resilient

    Sponsor of the June 5 project night.

  • Amazon Alexa

    Sponsor and host of the May 9th presentation night

  • GenePeeks

    Sponsor of the May 2nd presentation night

  • Wayfair

    Sponsor and host of the April 27th presentation night

  • PluralSight

    PluralSight is sponsoring April project night.

  • OM1

    OM1 is sponsoring pizza on the 1/23 presentation night.

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