Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

Tag
Programming

28 Aug 2020, 16:20 p.m.

Apply For Grants To Fund Open Source Work, and Career Thoughts

Apply For Grants To Fund Open Source Work When I tell people about grants they could get to help fund work on open source software projects, sometimes they are surprised because they didn't know such …

Read More
27 Apr 2020, 18:00 p.m.

Remote Sprint Tips

Every year, many developers of Python (the language itself, not just stuff written in Python) get together for a sprint. This year it will probably be virtual. How should that work? I offered to share …

Read More
21 Apr 2020, 12:18 p.m.

Persisting

Today is our wedding anniversary. Instead of going out for a nice dinner, we'll .... do something at home. Maybe we'll remember a bunch of nice memories from the last fourteen years. Maybe we'll go …

Read More
29 Jan 2020, 11:12 a.m.

MOSS Video, BSSw Honorable Mention, and The Maintainership Book I Am Writing

Video Mozilla interviewed me about the Python Package Index (PyPI), a USD$170,000 Mozilla Open Source Support award I helped the Python Software Foundation get in 2017, and how we used that money to revamp PyPI …

Read More
12 Nov 2019, 17:25 p.m.

My New Title, Improving pip, Availability For Work, And SSL (No, The Other One)

A few professional announcements. Seeking developers for paid contract on pip; apply by Nov. 22 One is that I helped the Packaging Working Group of the Python Software Foundation get funding for a long-needed improvement …

Read More
22 Sep 2019, 14:03 p.m.

Futureproofing Your Python Tools

The people who maintain Python and key Python platforms want to help you protect the code you write and depend on. If you write software in Python, or depend on something that's in Python, this …

Read More
08 Aug 2019, 11:49 a.m.

When/How Do People Decide To Apply To CS Grad School?

I'm trying to understand how people decide to go to CS grad school in the US. For instance, what proportion of PhD applicants are coming straight from undergrad, versus another graduate degree (such as an …

Read More
05 Aug 2019, 9:01 a.m.

Kickoff for Communications Work on the Python 2 Sunsetting

Python's 2.x line will reach End of Life on January 1, 2020, meaning that the maintainers of Python 2 will stop supporting it, even for security patches. Many institutions and codebases have not yet ported …

Read More
22 Jul 2019, 11:35 a.m.

Beautiful Soup is on Tidelift

I've been doing a tiny bit of consulting for Tidelift for a little over a year now, mainly talking about them to open source maintainers in the Python world and vice versa. (See my October …

Read More
16 Apr 2019, 14:36 p.m.

PyCon NA, !!Con, and WisCon

I'm back in New York City, and preparing to travel a bit; May is my big conference month this year. I'll start the month at PyCon North America in Cleveland, Ohio, practically the whole conference, …

Read More