[IPython-dev] SciPy Sprint summary

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Wed Jul 14 00:08:35 CDT 2010


Here is a link to the nice diagram of the kernel/frontend design that
Justin did:

http://github.com/ipython/ipython/commit/e21b32e89a634cb1393fd54c1a5657f63f40b1ff

Thanks Justin!

Cheers,

Brian

On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 10:05 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> We wanted to updated everyone on the IPython sprint at SciPy 2010.  We
> had lots of people sprinting on IPython (something like 7-10), which
> was fantastic.  Here are some highlights:
>
> * A number of us worked on PyZMQ itself, to prepare for IPython's
> relying on it more and more.
> * Justin Riley added a nice example to PyZMQ that uses 0MQ sockets to
> talk to a MongoDB based key-value store.
> * Min Ragan-Kelley and Brian Granger added a Tornado compatible event
> loop to PyZMQ.  This event loop will help us refactor the Twisted
> using parts of IPython to use PyZMQ instead.
> * Min created a nice PyZMQ based log handler for the logging module.
> This makes it easy to build distributed logging systems using the
> publish/subscript sockets of 0MQ.  We will be using this throughout
> IPython.
> * We spent a considerable amount of time discussing how to port the
> IPython parallel computing platform from Twisted to PyZMQ.  Min
> started coding a prototype task controller using PyZMQ.
> * Justin Riley created a very nice diagram illustrating the design of
> the new PyZMQ based kernel/frontend architecture for IPython.
> * Everyone helped code a new interface that will allow various IPython
> frontends to interact with the IPython kernel using PyZMQ.
> * Fernando Perez and Jonathan March worked on the git workflow and on
> getting Jonathan set up for patch management.
> * Fernando Perez and Robert Kern worked on the message specification
> for the JSON message format will are starting to use.
>
> Much of this work will be hitting master over the summer.  Thanks to
> everyone for helping out and I apologize if I forgot anyone or
> anything.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Brian
>
> --
> Brian E. Granger, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor of Physics
> Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
> bgranger@calpoly.edu
> ellisonbg@gmail.com
>



-- 
Brian E. Granger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
bgranger@calpoly.edu
ellisonbg@gmail.com


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