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
August 2015
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $42.99

Webcast: Optimization from Code to Architecture
April 28, 2015
In four hours, we'll take you from line of code to the big picture, including an introduction to microservices and David McKinley's session Choose Boring Technology on making broader business decisions.