Sunday, December 30, 2012

My 2012 python meme #2012pythonmeme

I have been writing production application in python for the past one year.

1. What's the coolest Python application, framework, or library you have discovered in 2012?
    MRJob - A python package that helps you write and run Hadoop Streaming jobs.

2. What new programming technique did you learn in 2012?
    I have learnt how to write highly modular and reliable code. How to do automated deployments. And how to auto-scale.

3. Which open source project did you contribute to the most in 2012? What did you do?
    Well most of my contributions were to non-python projects. But I did a very tiny contribution to cyclone.

4. Which Python blog or website did you read the most in 2012?
    Planet Python and couple of other blogs.

5. What are the top things you want to learn in 2013?
    Natural Language processing, Machine learning, Big Data in python.

6. What is the top software, application, or library you wish someone would write in 2013?
    A full stack framework that supports Hadoop and related technologies.

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