June Online Meeting: Fun with Generators

This month, we will have a lightning talk about SQLAlchemy tuning from Ryan Kuhl and a full talk about generators from Vinay Sawal, of Dell. Level up your Python programming!

Video of Presentation
From YouTube

Lightning Talk

"SQLAlchemy and You" by Ryan Kuhl

Speaker Bio: Ryan Kuhl

Ryan is a Sr. BE Engineer at Tatari

Fun with Generators

Generators allow you to declare a function that behaves like an iterator. It uses lazy evaluation technique to iterate over an iterable thus saving memory. It’s very useful when you have to process a very large input set that may not fit into the memory.

Speaker Bio: Vinay Sawal

Vinay Sawal is a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in Cloud Platform & Services Organization in Dell Technologies. In his current role, he’s working as a Software Architect for designing and validating Infrastructure-as-a-Service offerings under the Project APEX umbrella that includes Storage-as-a-Service, Compute-as-a-Service, Data Protection Service, etc. Vinay’s interest lies in developing machine-learning & deep-learning models for solving issues encountered during product development. Vinay has more than 25 granted patents in USA, Europe and Asia.

Code of Conduct


Interactions online have less nuance than in-person interactions. Please be Open, Considerate and Respectful. Also, please refrain from discussing topics unrelated to the Python community or the technical content of the meeting.


We will conduct the meeting via Zoom webinar. Please register in advance. To do so, go to the Meetup page for this event: https://www.meetup.com/BAyPIGgies/events/278833394/. If you RSVP "Yes" to this event on MeetUp, we will send you an email with the link. We will also send the link to the baypiggies@python.org mailing list (sign-up here: https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/baypiggies).

Please note that:

  • You are expected to follow our code of conduct.
  • The meeting will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube Channel at a later date.

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