NixCon 2023

Using Nix from Python, using Python from Nix
09-08, 17:05–17:30 (Europe/Berlin), Lecture hall (Room 122)

Interesting things you can do using the proposed C API

Nix plugins have been a possibility for years, but haven't caught on.
I'll talk about the proposed new C API and what you can do with it.

  • Using Nix from your own tooling without wrapping the CLI
  • Writing Nix plugins

Do you allow your talk to be recorded? – yes What level of experience in Nix is the talk addressed to?


Yorick is a part-time software engineer at Tweag.

He installed NixOS in 2014 and can never go back. This year, he's been working on improving the Nix interpreter.

When he's not at Tweag, he also works as a generative AI consultant: ask him anything about LLMs.