Thu, 07 Dec 2006

OSDC 2006 : Day 2

Its another pleasant and mild day here in Melbourne. The conference opened with Richard Farnsworth talking about the "Open Source Synchrotron" and the use of open source software and hardware on that project.

For me the best talk today was Richard Jones' excellent "Shiny, Pretty Things" about 3D game programming with OpenGL and Python using a Python library called Pyglet. Richard had a few technical difficulties, but Pyglet definitely seems like a good way into OpenGL coding and thats something I may need at work in the near future.

I also quite enjoyed Anthony Baxter's "Future Python" talk which covered IronPython and Python 3000.

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