Wraithan (Chris McDonald)


Wraithan is a software developer born and raised in the great city of Portland, Oregon. He started learning to code before he started high school and has been hooked every since. Starting with C++, and proceeding through a plethora of languages such as Java, Perl, PHP, C#, Python, Common Lisp, JavaScript, Clojure and even more. He is a strong believer in being a polyglot making one better as a developer.

His speaking career is modest but he enjoys it. He has spoken numerous times at PDX Python and used to compete in speech and debate when he was in high school. His favorite events being impromptu and public debate.

He helps support Read the Docs. Has patched many open source projects over the years, mostly libraries he needed for his many projects. His favorite projects his own right now are: ZenIRCBot and GitHub Repo Widget. And if the stars align, he can be found on his blag

The rest of his code and projects can be found on Github

Sessions for this user

* ZenIRCBot and the Art of Pub/Sub

How Pub/Sub helped my IRC bot stop living in the past and live in the moment. Also, special bonus features for polyglots!
Wraithan (Chris McDonald)