About the Author
Massimiliano Pippi has been a software developer for over 10 years, more than half of which he spent working with scientific visualization and backend software for a private company, using C++ and Qt technologies. He started using Python in 2008 and currently works at Evonove, a small company where he has been leading a number of Python software projects, most of which are based on the Django web framework. He is also an open source advocate and active contributor, documentation fanatic, and speaker at conferences. He writes about Python and other development-related topics at http://dev.pippi.im.