Messaging is a well established domain in information technology and can greatly improve the scalability and throughput of a system when employed appropriately. Message queues can be used to achieve
There is a huge number of messaging patterns identified in the industry  and a small selection of these will be presented to whet your appetite :-)
AMQP  is a fairly new and open messaging standard with a number of freely available open source message brokers (RabbitMQ , ZeroMQ , qpid  etc.) with different features and performance trade-offs.
In the course of the presentation you will be
* introduced to AMQP concepts and jargon
* introduced to available Python AMQP bindings (focussing on an asynchronous (txAMQP ) and a synchronous variant (most likely kombu ))
* shown code examples demonstrating how to use these Python bindings
The presentation (45 minutes in total) is structured as follows:
* 7.5 minutes for messaging concepts and patterns
* 7.5 minutes for AMQP concepts
* 5 minutes for an overview of the Python bindings for AMQP
* 10 minutes for txAMQP examples (asynchronous bindings)
* 10 minutes for kombu examples (synchronous bindings)
* 5 minutes for questions
Web development is a complexity challenge nowadays. Growing number of functionalities results in customer expectations increase which makes project design more difficult. Using proper tools that suite your customer needs is essential.
In this talk I would like to present two successful stories using closely together Pyramid and Plone. Basing on these examples I wished to highlight the main reasons for using Plone as a CMS only and letting Pyramid do the rest (vertical application). Moreover, I will underscore good and bad practices during integration process and how to make farsighted architectural decisions in a right moment.
Prerequisites: be familiarized with common python web framework concepts.
20th–26th June 2011