Things related to my work as the CPython Developer in Residence for the Python Software Foundation.
Weekly Report 2021, July 26 - August 1
This week I tried to drop the open pull request count below 1,400. This was a grueling task and I barely succeeded.
Weekly Report 2021, July 19 - 25
Second week passed as fast as the first one, if not faster. This time I dug into more non-trivial issues. While most were around typing, there was also quite a bit of C involved. Also, we were able to close Dennis’ PR to speed up
bytes.find is now 22%+ faster on real-world data).
Weekly Report 2021, July 12 - 18
First week of work done. While there are bigger overarching goals for the role, this week I decided to dive right into PR review which looking at our growing open PR numbers needs more help.
I am the new CPython Developer in Residence
This is some of the most amazing news in the past few years for me. Python needs full-time development to stay competitive, I’ve been talking about this for years, dreaming about it for even longer than that. Now it’s becoming a reality. Today is my first day. It’s both scary and exciting.