More talks in the program:
14:45 - 15:35
Java, and Scala, and likely Kotlin, Ceylon, Clojure, Groovy, etc. i.e. JVM languages, have a strong central
place in many organisations including finance related ones. And yet Python is the language of choice for many investment banks and hedge funds in many core areas of their business.
One of us works in the finance industry using mainly Python, the other has spent much of the last decade
training people in “finance houses” Python software development. We suspect it won’t be hard to work out who is who on the day.
In this session we will present a “pitch” to people used to the JVM and it’s languages, why the Python stack
has become so central to much of the finance industry. Expect live coding, interaction, pandas, and the
(*) The humour here will be explained in the session.