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PyCon 2011 Atlanta

March 9th–17th

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Speaker Profile

Al Sweigart

Al Sweigart

Al Sweigart is a software developer who lives in San Francisco. He wrote "Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python", a programming book aimed at young adults and other complete beginners to teach programming by making small games.

The book is released under a Creative Commons license and can be viewed at

Things Al likes: writing useful software and giving it away for free, speed reading pop-science books, museums, cats, hanging out at coffee shops, board games designed by German math professors, my current job, introspection, Indian food, origami, sudoku puzzles, self-deprecating humor, Shark Week.