Issue #102


Feb. 14, 2014

Python 3.3.4 Released, How to create a Python library and much more.

Issue #102: Community

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Python 3.3.4 Released 
This releases contains a bunch of bug and secruity fixes 120 to be exact, but the level of detail of the fixed bugs leaves something to be desired.
Shared by @myusuf3

wifi 0.3.0 has been released
The latest version of Wifi, the tool for interacting with wifi networks from the command line, has been released. Lots of new features and bugfixes here.
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How good is the Python support for Windows?
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Neat. This project is a chess engine written in Python. Click through to check out all the features and limitations.
Shared by @mgrouchy

A multi-threaded task queue for Python.
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Hyper - HTTP/2.0 For Python
Python 3 only, HTTP 2.0 stack for Python which keeps the http.client api.
Shared by @mgrouchy

A library for web scraping built on Requests and BeautifulSoup. Like Mechanize, but with tests, docs, and a Pythonic interface.
Shared by @whatthecarp

Wagtail is a Django content management system with a fresh take. Beautifully designed so if you are looking for an alternative to Django CMS here is your shot.
Shared by @tomd

SunPy is an open-source Python library for solar physics data analysis.
Shared by @myusuf3

Hide differences between different cloud API's and manage different cloud resources through a unified API.
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Saying Goodbye To Python 
Amazing article and growth and the real strength of the Python community.
Shared by @myusuf3

A Celery-like Python Task Queue in 55 Lines of Code
Nice tutorial about how one would go about starting to create a task queue in Python.
Shared by @mgrouchy

14 Minimal Web Frameworks for Python
Want to try a lighter web framework then Django? Check out these minimal Python web frameworks.
Shared by @alexivanovs

Create a Python 3 environment using Docker
Simple tutorial to get your Python 3 on with Docker.
Shared by @arnaudchenyensu

On Programming Communities
Inspired by Ian Bickings "Saying goodbye to Python" post, the author writes about his experiences in online communities and about his experience with the Python community in particular.
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How We Use Gevent to go Fast
Nice overview of how Pinterest used gevent to increase throughput of site and speed up requests. They also cover the challenges they faced during the switch over.
Shared by @myusuf3

Easy WebSockets with Flask and Gevent
Websockets have become more and more prevalent for displaying "live" data in your apps and this post gives some great information on getting Websockets up and running in your Flask app with Gevent.
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How to expose a Flask local development server to the public
Simple tutorial to expose your Flask local development server to the public using SSH remote port forwarding.
Shared by @myusuf3

How to Create a Python Library
In depth tutorial on how to create a python library and package it.
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Unit Testing SQLAlchemy
How do you test your SQLAlchemy apps? Check out this post and its predecessor for the low down.
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Cleaning Data and Graphing in R and Python
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Ordinary Least Squares in Python
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