Luciano Ramalho

Luciano Ramalho

Stand-up programmer

São Paulo, Brazil

Areas of Expertise:

  • Python
  • object-oriented analysis and design
  • content management
  • document databases
  • semi-structured databases
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • training
  • writing
Luciano Ramalho was a Web developer before the Netscape IPO in 1995, and switched from Perl to Java to Python in 1998. Since then he worked on some of the largest news portals in Brazil using Python, and taught Python web development in the Brazilian media, banking and government sectors. His speaking credentials include PyCon US (2013), OSCON (2002, 2013, 2014), and many talks over the years at PythonBrasil (the Brazilian PyCon) FISL (the largest FLOSS conference in the Southern Hemisphere) and RuPy. Ramalho is a member of the Python Software Foundation and co-founder of Garoa Hacker Clube, the first hackerspace in Brazil. He is co-owner of, a training company.

Fluent Python Fluent Python
by Luciano Ramalho
October 2014
Ebook: $42.99

Webcast: Unicode Solutions in Python 2 and 3
April 28, 2015
In this dense webcast Juval Lowy will explain his approach to large system analysis and design, using volatility to decompose a system into its comprising services.