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Jasmine Finer

Jasmine Finer

Jasmine is a Django developer, based in London.

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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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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 4+ years of experience building desktop applications.

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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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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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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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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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Krishelle Hardson-Hurley

Krishelle Hardson-Hurley

After 6 years of teaching high school math, Krishelle switched careers and now works as a Site Reliability Engineer at Dropbox in San Francisco, CA.

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Brad Solomon

Brad Solomon

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

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Joska de Langen

Joska de Langen

Joska is an avid Pythonista and writes for Real Python.

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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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Abhirag Awasthi

Abhirag Awasthi

Programmer/Musician, constantly trying to create something worthwhile, getting better at my craft in the process

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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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Michael Herman

Michael Herman

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

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Vuyisile Ndlovu

Vuyisile Ndlovu

Vuyisile enjoys seeing software make a visible difference in the lives of people in the world.

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Nathan Jennings

Nathan Jennings

Nathan is a member of the Real Python tutorial team who started his programmer career with C a long time ago, but eventually found Python. From web applications and data collection to networking and network security, he enjoys all things Pythonic.

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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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Leon D'Angio

Leon D'Angio

Leon is a data scientist at Apple, self-taught Pythonista, and contributor to Real Python.

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Alex Ronquillo

Alex Ronquillo

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

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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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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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Anja Pircher

Anja Pircher

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

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Joe Wyndham

Joe Wyndham

Joe is a research engineer specialising in energy. As the energy sector transforms, Joe has found himself knee deep in energy data and has adopted Python as his main tool to make sense of it all.

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Brian Peterson

Brian Peterson

Brian is a PythonistaCafe Community Manager.

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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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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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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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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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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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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. He can often be found in a local coffee shop, or via rickywhite.net.

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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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Ralu Bolovan

Ralu Bolovan

Ralu is an avid Pythonista and writes for Real Python. She is a DevOps engineer specializing in cloud computing, with a penchant for AWS.

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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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Alexander VanTol

Alexander VanTol

Alexander is an avid Pythonista who spends his time on various creative projects involving programming, music, and creative writing.

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Rebecca Stone

Rebecca Stone

Rebecca does research in computer vision applied to medical images. She likes Python and C and spends her spare time cooking things in the kitchen and inviting people to come eat them with her.

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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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Mbithe Nzomo

Mbithe Nzomo

I'm an experienced software engineer with interests in artificial intelligence and machine learning. I'm currently a postgraduate student at The University of Manchester, studying Advanced Computer Science with a specialisation in AI.

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Rok Novosel

Rok Novosel

Rok is a software engineer from Slovenia. Member of the Real Python Tutorial Team.

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Dan Bader

Dan Bader

Dan is the Chief Python Nut at Real Python. He helps Python developers take their coding skills to the next level with Python tutorials, books, and online training.

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Kyle Stratis

Kyle Stratis

Kyle is a self-taught developer working as a senior data engineer at PatientsLikeMe and a cofounder of Danqex (formerly Nasdanq) and Encryptid Gaming.

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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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Steve Howell

Steven C. Howell

Steve is a data scientist, physicist, and avid Pythonista. In his spare time, he enjoys playing with his kids, ballroom dancing, playing Ultimate Frisbee, and [breaking then] fixing computers.

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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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Abhinav Ajitsaria

Abhinav Ajitsaria

Abhinav is a Software Developer from India who loves technology and harnessing it to make life better for everyone.

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Isaac Rodriguez

Isaac Rodriguez

Hi, I'm Isaac. I build, lead, and mentor software development teams, and for the past few years I've been focusing on cloud services and back-end applications using Python among other languages. Love to hear from you here at Real Python.

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

Happy Pythoning!