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Audio/Video Instructional Materials for Python

Audio/Video Instructional Materials for Python

There is a growing body of podcasts, screencasts and video presentations for the Python community. This page collects some of the best and provides a roadmap to the rest. If you would like to contribute materials, please see the our pointers for creating screencasts.

Podcast Repositories

Radio Free Python
A podcast of Python news and interviews by Larry Hastings.
From Python import podcast (audio)
From Python Import Podcast is a bimonthly podcast dedicated to sharing thoughts, opinions, rants, and intelligent discussion about all things Python.
Talk Python To Me (audio)
A podcast on Python and related technologies.
Podcast.__init__ (audio)
A podcast about Python and the people who make it great.

Inactive Podcast Repositories

A Little Bit of Python (audio)
An occasional podcast on Python by Michael Foord, Steve Holden, Andrew Kuchling, Dr. Brett Cannon and Jesse Noller.
Python411 (audio)

Python411 is a series of podcasts about Python presented by Ron Stephens, aimed at hobbyists and others who are learning Python. Each episode focuses on one aspect of learning Python, or one kind of Python programming, and points to online tools and tutorials. Python related news and events will also be reported upon as well as interviews with key Python contributors.

Ron has built up quite a collection of podcasts since he started in May 2005 - over fifty as of April 2007. They are great for listening to on the train or in traffic.

The site provides an XML/RSS feed to which you can subscribe with your favorite reader or make a live bookmark of dropdown podcast titles using Mozilla Firefox.

Djangodose (audio)
A podcast about all things Django, discussing new features in the development tree, how-tos, and listener questions.
Jython Monthly (audio)
Interviews and coverage of specific Jython-related events in a pseudo-live podcast fashion.
PyCon Podcast (audio)
The PyCon podcast carries recordings of talks from the PyCon conference. Hear the talks you missed!

Conference Talk and Video Lecture Repositories

pyvideo.org (video)
An index to many talk and session videos made available by Python conferences and user groups around the world. The site makes it very easy to find interesting Python talk videos and displays them in a clean and uncluttered way.
PyCon 08 videos on YouTube (videos)
Raw video of talks from the 2008 conference are available on YouTube. Because they're the raw video, presentation slides have not been edited into the recording and no cleanup of the audio has been done.