Flask Creator Armin Ronacher Interview

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Introduction

Armin Ronacher has become a prolific contributor to the Python software ecosystem, creating such widely used projects as Flask and Jinja2. Over the last 10 years, he had worked on various Open Source and commercial projects, and we were extremely excited to speak with him about his life and career! In this interview, Armin talks about his work at Sentry, shares his thoughts on handling errors in the backend, speaks about the differences between Rust and Python, the “gradual typing” approach, and, of course, the secrets of his work-life balance.

The Interview

Evrone: Your job title is Director of Engineering. What does your everyday work look like at Sentry?