Saturday 12:10 p.m.–12:55 p.m.
Modern Python Dictionaries -- A confluence of a dozen great ideas
Python's dictionaries are stunningly good. Over the years, many great ideas have combined together to produce the modern implementation in Python 3.6. This fun talk uses pictures and little bits of pure python code to explain all of the key ideas and how they evolved over time. Includes newer features such as key-sharing, compaction, and versioning.