Matt Leaverton

Software and Electronics.

Currently Senior Software Engineer at Glowforge

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PyTexas 2023

This weekend I attended PyTexas 2023 in Austin.


  • Keynote by Brandon Rhodes
    • a great mix of software, psychology, and philosophy - especially engaging presentation and delivery
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  • Al Sweigert
    • fun to see Al in person and get to meet him
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  • Joshua Cannon on build engineering
    • interesting topic, well put together slides, and delivery that was both engaging and entertaining
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  • Chris May on refactoring
    • his suggestion to comment out existing code instead of deleting when updating saves me on a regular basis
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  • Everyone was talking about Ruff
  • Spending time at the incredible Austin Central Library