Python Improvements (or This Is Not Your Teacher's Python)

45-minute Talk - date TBD at time TBD in room TBD

This session covers improvements to the Python language with 3.6 an 3.7. We will discuss aspects such as f-strings, formal typing, the various kinds of tuples, more precise timing, better hashing, etc.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • f-strings
  • Typing
  • tuples
  • secrets library
  • nanosecond timing
  • hashing with sha3 and other techniques
  • dataclasses
  • Pathlib
  • underscores in numbers

We will discuss not only how to use the new features but why.

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