Austin Cepalia

Hi I’m Austin Cepalia, a video tutorial author at Real Python. I’m currently a student working towards a degree in computer science at Rochester Institute of Technology, but I learn best when I can work through projects at my own pace and challenge my understanding of whatever it is I’m learning.

I’ve held a few education-related positions in the past five years, such as computing instructor at a community program, iD Tech Camps, and my local university K12 program. Now, I combine my passions for programming, computer science, teaching, and digital media to create engaging video tutorials here at Real Python.

My background is primarily in Microsoft technologies like C# and .NET, but I’ve loved learning Python over the past few years, especially when I can utilize libraries like Matplotlib to easily plot data and help me in my various STEM courses.

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