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Luke Lee

Luke Lee

Luke has professionally written software for applications ranging from Python desktop and web applications to embedded C drivers for Solid State Disks. He has also spoken at PyCon, PyTexas, PyArkansas, PyconDE, and meetup groups.

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Pedro Pregueiro

Pedro Pregueiro

Hi! My name is Pedro and I'm a Python developer who loves coding, burgers and playing guitar.

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John Sturtz

John Sturtz

John is an avid Pythonista and a member of the Real Python tutorial team.

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Tappan Moore

Tappan Moore

Tappan isn't sure he can call himself a Pythonista, but he edits video for Real Python anyway.

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Jason Van Schooneveld

Jason Van Schooneveld

Jason is a software developer based in Taipei. When he's not tinkering with electronics or building Django web apps, you can find him hiking the mountains of Taiwan or brushing up on his Chinese.

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Marius Mogyorosi

Marius Mogyorosi

Marius is a tinkerer who loves using Python for creative projects within and beyond the software security field.

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Taranjeet Singh

Taranjeet Singh

Taranjeet is a software engineer, with experience in Django, NLP and Search, having build search engine for K12 students(featured in Google IO 2019) and children with Autism.

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Anthony Shaw

Anthony Shaw

Anthony is an avid Pythonista and writes for Real Python. Anthony is a Fellow of the Python Software Foundation and member of the Open-Source Apache Foundation.

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Colin OKeefe

Colin OKeefe

Colin is a freelance Software Creative who travels the unixverse in the good ship Python.

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Leodanis Pozo Ramos

Leodanis Pozo Ramos

Leodanis is an industrial engineer who loves Python and software development. He is a self-taught Python programmer with 5+ years of experience building desktop applications.

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Paweł Fertyk

Paweł Fertyk

I'm a software developer with a passion for Python and open source.

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Rich Bibby

Rich Bibby

Rich is an avid Pythonista and a video instructor at Real Python. He is also a Network Engineer using Python to automate the management of a large network infrastructure. He lives in Dubai, UAE, with his wife and daughter plus a Miniature Schnauzer.

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Malay Agarwal

Malay Agarwal

A tech geek with a philosophical mind and a hand that can wield a pen.

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Ahmed Bouchefra

Ahmed Bouchefra

Ahmed is a developer and software engineer with 4+ years of experience on building web, mobile and desktop applications. He's also an avid Pythonista and writes for Real Python.

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Chad Hansen

Chad Hansen

Chad is an avid Pythonista and does web development with Django fulltime. Chad lives in Utah with his wife and six kids.

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Brad Solomon

Brad Solomon

Brad is a software engineer and a member of the Real Python Tutorial Team.

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Lee Gaines

Lee Gaines

Lee is a DevOps Engineer and Pythonista based in Berkeley, California.

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Renato Candido

Renato Candido

Researcher in digital signal processing, telecommunications and machine learning. {free, libre, open source} {software, hardware, culture, science} enthusiast.

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Geir Arne Hjelle

Geir Arne Hjelle

Geir Arne is an avid Pythonista and a member of the Real Python tutorial team.

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Douglas Starnes

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Douglas Starnes is a tech author and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in developer technologies in Memphis, TN. He is also the co-director of the Memphis Python User Group and has been working with Python professionally for 8 years.

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Christian Mondorf

Christian Mondorf

Christian is an avid Pythonista and video instructor at Real Python.

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Daniel Hepper

Daniel Hepper

Daniel is an independent software engineer, consultant, and trainer with a focus on web development with Django. He lives and works in Cologne, Germany.

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Haki Benita

Haki Benita

Haki is an avid Pythonista and writes for Real Python.

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Jaya Zhané

Jaya Powell

Jaya is an avid Pythonista and writes for Real Python. She's a Master's student at Georgia Tech and is interested in data science, AI, machine learning and natural language processing.

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Jacob Schmitt

Jacob Schmitt

Jacob is a longtime language editor and a relative newcomer to the world of Python programming. He's learning, just like you!

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Doug Farrell

Doug Farrell

Doug is a Python developer with more than 25 years of experience. He writes about Python on his personal website and works as a Senior Web Engineer with Shutterfly.

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Kevin Arvai

Kevin Arvai

Kevin is a data scientist for a clinical genomics company, a Pythonista, and an NBA fan.

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Martin Breuss

Martin Breuss

Martin likes automation, goofy jokes, and snakes, so he thinks that the Python community is a good place to be. He enjoys learning and exploring and is up for talking about it, too. He writes and records content for Real Python and CodingNomads.

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Christopher Trudeau

Christopher Trudeau

Christopher has a passion for the Python language and writes for Real Python. He is a consultant who helps advise organizations on how to improve their technical teams.

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Abhinav Ajitsaria

Abhinav Ajitsaria

Abhinav is a Software Engineer from India. He loves to talk about system design, machine learning, AWS and of course, Python.

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Ricky White

Ricky White

Ricky is a Python developer and writer who has a tendency to refer to himself in the third person. By day he is a stay-at-home dad, and by night he’s a crime-fighting ninja. You can often find him on Twitter, or at endlesstrax.com.

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Austin Cepalia

Austin Cepalia

Austin is a video tutorial author at Real Python. He's currently a student working towards a degree in computer science at Rochester Institute of Technology.

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Lucas Lofaro

Lucas Lofaro

Lucas is a wandering Pythoneer with a curious mind and a desire to spread knowledge to those who seek it.

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Christopher Bailey

Chris Bailey

Chris is an avid Pythonista and creates video tutorials for Real Python. He is a programmer and data analyst. He creates music under the name Tripnet. Chris lives in Colorado with his wife and two dogs.

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Mahdi Yusuf

Mahdi Yusuf

Mahdi is the CTO of Gyroscope, the co-founder of the PyCoder’s Weekly, and a longtime Pythoneer.

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Reka Horvath

Reka Horvath

Reka is an avid Pythonista and writes for Real Python.

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David Amos

David Amos

David is a mathematician by training, a data scientist/Python developer by profession, and a coffee junkie by choice.

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Brian Peterson

Brian Peterson

Brian is a PythonistaCafe Community Manager.

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Florian Dahlitz

Florian Dahlitz

Florian is an avid Pythonista and writes for Real Python. He is a corporate student studying applied-computer science in Germany.

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Joe Tatusko

Joe Tatusko

Joe is a manufacturing engineer turned Pythonista with interests in data wrangling and visualization.

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Sadie Parker

Sadie Parker

Sadie is a subtitle and transcription editor at Real Python. She uses Python for web development, automations, and art projects.

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Darren Jones

Darren Jones

With 20 years as a teacher of music technology, Darren is keen to bring his skills to the Python table.

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Santiago Valdarrama

Santiago Valdarrama

Santiago is a software and machine learning engineer who specializes in building enterprise software applications.

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Michael Herman

Michael Herman

Michael is a software engineer and educator who lives and works in Denver, CO.

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James Mertz

James Mertz

James is a passionate Python developer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab who also writes on the side for Real Python.

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Chyld Medford

Chyld Medford

Chyld is an avid Pythonista and writes for Real Python. He teaches data science and full stack software engineering to companies around the world. He loves functional programming, linear algebra, all things linux, machine learning ... and Python!

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Joanna Jablonski

Joanna Jablonski

Joanna is the Executive Editor of Real Python. She loves natural languages just as much as she loves programming languages!

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Katy Gibson

Katy Gibson

Katy is a full-stack web developer with experience in high school science education. She enjoys teaching and learning and is just really excited to be here.

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James Timmins

James Timmins

James is a software consultant and Python developer. When he's not writing Python, he's usually writing about it in blog or book form.

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Joska de Langen

Joska de Langen

Joska is an Ordina Pythoneer who writes for Real Python.

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Mirko Stojiljković

Mirko Stojiljkovic

Mirko has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and works as a university professor. He is a Pythonista who applies hybrid optimization and machine learning methods to support decision making in the energy sector.

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Jon Fincher

Jon Fincher

Jon taught Python and Java in two high schools in Washington State. Previously, he was a Program Manager at Microsoft.

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Kristijan Ivancic

Kristijan Ivancic

Hey, I'm Kristijan! I'm a CV/ML engineer and member of the Real Python tutorial team.

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Miguel Garcia

Miguel Garcia

Miguel has been working in different roles in IT for over a decade. He has a MSc. degree in Computer Science and enjoys building things using open source technologies.

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James Uejio

James Uejio

James is an avid Pythonista and creates video tutorials for Real Python. He is a web developer at Wish and also produces lo-fi hip hop and plays jazz guitar.

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Adriana Cutenco

Adriana Cutenco

Hello! I am Adriana - a Graphic Illustrator with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts.

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Vuyisile Ndlovu

Vuyisile Ndlovu

Django developer and open source enthusiast.

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Bryan Weber

Bryan Weber

Bryan is a mechanical engineering professor and a core developer of Cantera, the open-source platform for thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, and transport.

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Dane Hillard

Dane Hillard

Dane is a Lead Web Application Developer at ITHAKA and author of Practices of the Python Pro.

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Aldren Santos

Aldren Santos

Hi, I'm Aldren and I'm the guy that helps to make this site awesome for your eyes! :)

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Alex Ronquillo

Alex Ronquillo

Alex Ronquillo is a Software Engineer at thelab. He’s an avid Pythonista who is also passionate about writing and game development.

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Moshe Zadka

Moshe Zadka

Moshe has been using Python since 1998. He has contributed to CPython, and is a founding member of the Twisted project. He has been teaching Python in various venues since 2002.

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Dan Bader

Dan Bader

Dan Bader is the owner and editor in chief of Real Python and the main developer of the realpython.com learning platform. Dan has been writing code for more than 20 years and holds a master's degree in computer science.

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Jackie Wilson

Jackie Wilson

Jackie teaches computer science full-time for Cecil College, and fell in love with Python many years ago when she realized it wasn't pseudocode, but an actual language.

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Andre Burgaud

Andre Burgaud

Andre is a seasoned software engineer passionate about technology and programming languages, in particular, Python.

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Kyle Stratis

Kyle Stratis

Kyle is a self-taught developer working as a senior data engineer at Vizit Labs. In the past, he has founded DanqEx (formerly Nasdanq: the original meme stock exchange) and Encryptid Gaming.

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Logan Jones

Logan Jones

Hi, I'm Logan, an open source contributor, writer for Real Python, software developer, and always trying to get better. Feel free to reach out and let's get better together!

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Anja Pircher

Anja Pircher

Anja is a graphic designer and a member of the Real Python tutorial team.

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Paul Mealus

Paul Mealus

Paul studies ways to leverage technology to empower business and make life better. Paul has a life goal to become a CIO and more importantly, pet every dog in the world.

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Jahongir Rahmonov

Jahongir Rahmonov

Jahongir is a Software Engineer based in Berlin, originally from Uzbekistan. He loves to talk about Python, Django GCP and Kubernetes.

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Liam Pulsifer

Liam Pulsifer

Liam is a college student and avid Pythonista. When he's not writing code to automate all of his daily tasks, you can often find him running, playing basketball and tennis, reading, or eating good food.

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Mike Driscoll

Mike Driscoll

Mike has been programming in Python for over a decade and loves writing about Python!

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Bartosz Zaczyński

Bartosz Zaczyński

Bartosz is a bootcamp instructor, author, and polyglot programmer in love with Python. He helps his students get into software engineering by sharing over a decade of commercial experience in the IT industry.

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Andrew Stephen

Andrew Stephen

Andrew is an avid Pythonista and creates video tutorials for Real Python. He is a qualified robotics and mechatronics engineer who works for an engineering firm as a production engineer and loves his sport, music, gaming and learning.

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Jim Anderson

Jim Anderson

Jim has been programming for a long time in a variety of languages. He has worked on embedded systems, built distributed build systems, done off-shore vendor management, and sat in many, many meetings.

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And Now?#

This site is a team effort and there are a lot of awesome folks here working really hard to give back to the Python community. So what can you do?

  • Say hello in person: If you meet one of us at a conference or tech meetup, be sure to say hi.
  • Follow us on Twitter: If you want to see what the team is tweeting about you can usually find their Twitter account on their about page.
  • Say thank you: If you like a tutorial or someone helps you on the comments, thank the tutorial author(s) or commenter. It’s always nice to know your efforts are appreciated.
  • Read about the team: Check their about page and find out more about everyone on the team.
  • Join in: This community depends on the participation of everyone, so join in and contribute to the comments. Ask questions, answer others, and add to the discussion.

Thank You!#

Thank you so much for reading this web site and being a part of our community!

We hope you enjoy our tutorials and we look forward to getting to know you.

Happy Pythoning!