The Real Python Team

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Meet the realpython.com team:

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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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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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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Brian Peterson

Brian Peterson

Brian is a PythonistaCafe Community Manager.

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Vuyisile Ndlovu

Vuyisile Ndlovu

Vuyisile is an avid Pythonista and writes for Real Python.

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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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Jon Fincher

Jon Fincher

Jon is currently teaching Python and Java in two high schools in Washington State. In a former life, he was a Program Manager at Microsoft.

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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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Malay Agarwal

Malay Agarwal

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

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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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Rok Novosel

Rok Novosel

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

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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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Dan Bader

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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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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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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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Brad Solomon

Brad Solomon

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

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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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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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Abhirag Awasthi

Abhirag Awasthi

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

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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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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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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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Anja Pircher

Anja Pircher

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

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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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Adriana Cutenco

Adriana Cutenco

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

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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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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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Colin OKeefe

Colin OKeefe

Colin is a freelance Software Creative who travels the unixverse in the good ship 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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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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Joanna Jablonski

Joanna Jablonski

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

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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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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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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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Jaya Zhané

Jaya Powell

Jaya is an avid Pythonista and writes for Real Python.

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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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Michael Herman

Michael Herman

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

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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!