Issue #101

Sochi

Feb. 7, 2014

Sochi
Two Scoops, Django 1.6.2 Released, and much more.

Issue #101: Sochi

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News and Developments


Django 1.6.2 and Django 1.7a2 released!
The latest bugfix release for 1.6 has been released and the latest 1.7 alpha has been released! Check them both out and report any problems to the Django team.
djangoproject.com
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Django Compressor Needs Help
Jannis Leidel the maintainer of django-compressor is looking for help with moving the project forward. Sound like something you would like to be involved in? Check out the post and let him know.
jezdez.com
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Announcement: PyCharm 3.1 has been released!
The latest version of the PyCharm IDE has been released! It is available in both the personal and free and open source community edition.
blog.jetbrains.com
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Announcing Two Scoops of Django 1.6!
Much awaited update is here, includes updates for Django 1.6. As well as a chapter on deployment! Check it out!
twoscoopspress.com
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Discussions


Choosing the Best Python IDE
reddit.com
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Note on my pleasant experience with Beautiful Soup
reddit.com
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Jobs


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Projects


sherlock
Library to provide distributed interprocess locks, works with multiple backends like redis, libmemcached and etcd to provide lock synchronization.
github.com
Shared by @vaidikkapoor
 

livestreamer
A CLI program that pipes from various video services into a video player like VLC. Livestreamer currently supports services like Dailymotion, Livestream, twitch.tv, YouTube Live and Ustream.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

tinytag
tinytag is a library for reading music meta data of MP3, OGG, FLAC and Wave files with Python.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

khal
Neat CLI calendar application, uses CalDAV which allows syncing with many other calendaring applications.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

tangelo
This is pretty great! This boasts built-in data service to access your data. Their client library, tangelo.js wraps charts, maps, and other advanced HTML5 visualizations. Legit.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Articles


Quantitative Economics
This website presents a series of free lectures on quantitative economic modelling, designed and written by John Stachurski and Thomas J. Sargent. Interested in either scientific python or economic modelling. Very comprehensive.
quant-econ.net
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Full Stack Python
A great guide of dealing with the full stack required with creating a Python web application. Topics cover the entire stack from servers, web frameworks, security and source control.
www.fullstackpython.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

WSGI, Twisted and Server Sent Events
Nice article on how to set up Server sent events in a Twisted app over WSGI.
orestis.gr
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Pytest Fixtures Nuts and Bolts
Pretty good run through on the basics of pytest and fixtures.
pythontesting.net
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How to Save 90% on Your S3 Bill
Awesome find, everyone hosting anything on S3 will want to read this.
appneta.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

A Django Code Organization Strategy
I like to see this type of writing when is comes to software and how it is laid out. This covers various options and solving problems and proposes a few solutions. Favourite is in the comments.
redbeacon.github.io
Shared by @myusuf3
 

SQLAlchemy and Race Conditions: Follow Up on Commits and Flushes
skien.cc
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Starting A Python Project The Right Way
Have an idea for your next, or first, Python project? Well check out this article to make sure you are getting started the right way!
jeffknupp.com
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