Issue #109

Just Win

April 4, 2014

Just Win
IPython 2.0.0, Pyston, and much more.

Issue #109: Just Win

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IPython 2.0.0 Released
IPython is an amazing project, In the 8 months since IPython 1.0 there have been a ton of changes, click through to check them out.
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Pyston: JIT-based Python implementation
Dropbox has announced Pyston a JIT-based Python implementation, rather then build on existing Python implementations like PyPy, the team at Dropbox intends to try other strategies that are incompatible with existing implementations in Pyston.
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PyMongo 2.7 Has been released
The latest version of PyMongo has been released! You can check out all the new features and fixes in the RC Announcement.
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What is the "standard" way to organize a python project ?
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This is a project from Facebook which hope to make designing online experiments easier. This allows you map users to specific set of design experiments.
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Music theory implemented in Python. Notes, scales and chords.
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Awesome little tool that detects and formats docstrings! Definitely going to be useful in the tool belt of tools!
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A Python debugger that can attach to running Python processes and inspect state as well as inject code into it while running.
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Nice looking web dashboard written in Flask that can display data about your system and its processes as returned by psutil.
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A Python module to assist in the creation of decorators and function wrappers as well as provide utilities useful to monkey patching.
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A drop in replacement for pprint. Aims to give you "prettier" output. Which is definated as a pep8 compatible representation of its input.
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Awesome. A web scraper for people with no programming knowledge. You annotate web pages with a point and click editor and Portia figures out how to extract the data from that page and similar pages on the site.
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A dashboard for your code. Changes allows you to aggregate quality metrics and history from tools like your build server.
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Why Tests Are Useful
Learn why tests are useful and how they can be used correctly in your next Django project.
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Why You Shouldn't Trust Arbitrary Text Encodings
Informative article on why not to trust all text encodings.
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How To Do Things With Words. And Counters.
Great breakdown of how to quickly and easily perform common NLP tasks with Python. Great examples with the related theory of word counts, spelling correction and word segmentation.
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Dynamically generating Python test cases
Use pythons existing test runner to automatically generate unittest tests.
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Detecting Duplicate Images Using Python
Great article on how the icon finder guys detect duplicates in their image database!
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Python Project Howto
A great place to get started to turn your Python script into a Python project. Great guide that brings you from creating a repository to testing your code, all the way to packaging and releasing your code.
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Build a Flask App in 30 Minutes
Get up and running with your first Flask app in no time!
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