[IPython-dev] SciPy Sprint summary
Wed Jul 14 00:08:35 CDT 2010
Here is a link to the nice diagram of the kernel/frontend design that
On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 10:05 PM, Brian Granger <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
> * 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
> Brian E. Granger, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor of Physics
> Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
Brian E. Granger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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