Vlad Skvortsov's Blog

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My name is Vlad Skvortsov, I'm a software engineer: it's my job, hobby and addiction.

My primary interests include high-performance, scalable, fault-tolerant distributed systems; server-side applications; information retrieval technologies; procedural aspects of software engineering process.

I work on several private and open-source projects, hacking in Python, Haskell, Erlang, Perl and C.

Guitar, hiking, ice hockey and other hobbies help me to balance my life.

My e-mail is vss@73rus.com.

Tag: programming

Python: The First Impression

Jul 16 2006, 15:31 permalink

Recently I've decided to try using Python for my scripting. Python is mature (used by Subversion project -- and this means a lot for me, I consider Subversion development model quite "healthy"), has some Lispy features and comes preinstalled on Mac. Those alone are good reasons to give it a try!