Andrew Godwin

Principal Engineer - Eventbrite

Andrew is a Python developer most known for his work on Django - including South, Django Migrations, and Channels - as well as a variety of other open-source projects. He works at Eventbrite as a Principal Engineer, helping to lead Site Reliability Engineering.

When he’s not writing open source or travelling around the world speaking about it, he enjoys flying light aircraft, archery, electronics, and developing games.

PyCon Balkan 2019 Talks

KEY PyCon Keynote

Pioneering Real-Time

"Real-time" is a popular term on the modern Web - from AJAX to async, it's often used to talk about systems that respond quickly to user input. But what about true real-time programming?

We'll look back in history, at the origins of software engineering, and how some of the pioneers of our field not only invented real-time programming, but also saved the moon landing in the process - and how their work lives on in true life-critical software engineering, and what we can learn from it.


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