What is Python?
Wesley J. Chun, with degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Music from the University of California, is a full-time Software Engineer at IronPort Systems http://ironport.com, creating applications which run on an e-mail security gateway appliance, and in his spare time, serves as a Principal with over two decades of programming and instructional experience at CyberWeb Consulting http://cyberwebconsulting.com, specializing in software engineering, website design, corporate training, and technical documentation.
Mr. Chun is also a coordinator for the Silicon Valley-San Francisco Bay Area Python users group (BayPIGgies http://baypiggies.net), a volunteer moderator for the Python Tutor mailing list, and the author of "Core Python Programming" http://corepython.com -- the Python book in Prentice Hall's popular Core series (2nd ed. coming Summer 2006) -- as well as various technical articles for Linux Journal and cNet. Previously, he was an engineer at Synarc, Yahoo!, Sun, HP, Rockwell, Legato, and Xilinx. While at Yahoo!, he helped create Yahoo! Mail and Yahoo! People Search using Python.