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Aaron Bassett

Aaron Bassett has lived in Ireland, Scotland, Hungary, and the Netherlands. He is a recovering Senior Software Engineer turned award-winning Developer Advocate. As a developer, public speaker, writer, and mentor; he spends most of his time making cool stuff and helping other people make unbelievably cool stuff 🔥🦄🚀

Aaron has been working online since 2005 and has always enjoyed sharing what he learned by organising and speaking at local meetups. He spoke at his first conference in 2013, and since then he’s spoken at conferences on a range of topics all over the world. He has a passion for mentoring and has been involved with Social Innovation Camp UK, Social Innovation Camp Kosovo, Startup Weekend, Open Glasgow, DjangoGirls and global diversity CFP day.

Where to find me

Recent Talks

If you would like me to speak at your event you can reach me via Twitter (my DMs are open) or by emailing


  1. Generate a random pass phrase

    Python 55 44

  2. Excuses for bad programmers.

    Python 62 12

  3. Returns time as a human would say it.

    Python 6

  4. Calculate the approximate time required to read a string.

    Python 4

  5. You know they'll never really die while the Trunk is alive

    Python 23 5

  6. Python port of the Ruby little hacks n' helpers to make your code more fun and unpredictable.

    Python 1

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September 2020

3 contributions in private repositories Sep 2 – Sep 16

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