James King

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Castle Anthrax: Dungeon Generation Techniques
PyCon US 2014
James King
Recorded: April 12, 2014Language: English

Come and learn the techniques used for generating random dungeon-like levels for games. You don't have to know what Rogue is to enjoy this talk. Prepare yourself for a plethora of Monty Python references and we'll have some fun.

Hy: A Lisp That Compiles to Python
PyCon CA 2013
James King
Recorded: Aug. 11, 2013Language: English

Hy is a Lisp that compiles to Python AST. It has full interoperability with Python and macros! This talk introduces Hy and will dig into the compiler and demonstrate how dynamically generating Python ASTs can be fun and useful.

Distributed Programming in Python: A Model for Strong, Eventual Consistency
PyCon CA 2012
James King
Recorded: Nov. 10, 2012Language: English

Starting with the theory behind eventual consistency we'll dive into a practical toolkit, knockblock, for programming these types of systems.