PyCon 2011: API Design: Lessons Learned

Raymond Hettinger Share the lessons learned from a decade of core Python development, what worked and what didn't. Look at the development process and thinking behind some of Python's successful APIs and ones that leave something to be desired. Learn general principles for designing a good API for public consumption.

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