WESLEY J. CHUN, MSCS, is the author of Prentice Hall's bestselling Core Python
book series, the companion video lecture course, Python Fundamentals
(LiveLessons DVD), and co-author of Python Web Development with Django
, and has also written various technical articles for Linux Journal, CNET, and InformIT. In addition to being a software architect and Developer Advocate at Google, he runs CyberWeb
, a consultancy specializing in Python training and engineering. Wesley has over 25 years of programming, teaching, and writing experience, including more than a decade of Python as a full-time software engineer. While at Yahoo!, he helped create Yahoo! Mail and Yahoo! People Search using Python. Wesley holds degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Music from the University of California.