It's a Kind of Magic
Ever since I started using Python, I've used tools such as SQLalchemy, Django's ORM, and Google App Engine's NDB . They all seem to use (or perhaps abuse) a strange bit of syntactical sugar that Python provides... it's a kind of magic (methods)!
About Nick Denny
Nick Denny has worked as a software engineer for over 15 years, predominantly programming in Python for the last 8 years. He is currently VP Engineering & co-founder of APImetrics, a startup that provides cloud-based API monitoring. He is a regular attendee and occasional lightning talk speaker at PuPPy in Seattle. Seattle has been his home for over 10 years, but he is originally from the UK.