The largest Python conference in India, PyCon India, concluded last weekend. As with many other conferences that we covered previously, the Playful Python team was around to cover this too.

Here are the Twitter threads covering various sessions from the conference

Opening Keynote: Jessica Greene

Second Keynote: Marcelo Trylesinski

Marcelo did a tech keynote on the internals of request flow for ASGI applications. In particular Uvicorn ➡️ASGI ➡️Starlette ➡️FastAPI ➡️Pydantic

You can find the slides for this talk at Marcelo's site here.

Day 1 Closing Keynote: Rushabh Mehta

The first day closed with Rushabh Mehta talking about his jouney towards creating the Frappe framework. Frappe is a low code framework for building CRUD apps. It is also India's largest open source python project.

Frappe Framework: Open Source Low Code Framework
Open source, metadata driven, full stack framework in Python and Javascript. Comes with Admin UI, Roles and Permissions and much more.

Day 2 Opening Keynote: Cheuk Ting Ho

Closing Keynote: Dr. Shailesh Kumar

Session Reports

25 Obscure Pandas & Numpy Hacks learnt over 5 years of being a data scientist - Nitin Kishore

AI Engineering in Python - System Design 101 - Nirant Kasliwal

Data Pipelines in Production - Bad vs Best Practices - Bhavani Ravi

Panel on LLMs in Production

Securing your python applications and network using Zero Trust security - Srijan Shetty

Srijan spoke about using TailScale to create secure end to end connections between applications - for example between a Django app and a database. He showed a demo securely connecting an app to a Redis backend. You can find the code for the demo here.

Tailscale is a zero config VPN for building secure networks. Install on any device in minutes. Remote access from any network or physical location.

Taking a Multilingual Conversational Engine to Production - Theory to Reality - Dr. Karthika Vijayan & Shruti Dhavalikar

DEI Panel

The Why Conundrum - Practical causal inference and discovery with Python - Dinesh Venkatesan

Complex Network Analysis in Economics - Navya Agarwal

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