Issue #110

PyCon 2014

April 11, 2014

PyCon 2014
Python Language Summit Notes, Django CMS 3.0 and much more.

Issue #110: PyCon 2014

Weekly dose of all things Python.
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Python Language Summit notes
A large collection of notes from people who attended the Python Language Summit at PyCon in Montreal. Lots to see here.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Pillow 2.4.0 released
Lots of new changes in Pillow 2.4.0. Click through to check them out.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Django CMS 3.0 Released!
Tons of improvements and features in this new release! Check new demo video and full list of improvements after the jump!
Shared by @myusuf3

Pyramid 1.5 final released
The latest from Pyramid is out! 1.5 has plenty of bug fixes, new features and backwards incompatible changes. Check Here for all the changes.
Shared by @mgrouchy

PEP 465 -- New infix operator for matrix multiplication '@'
New operator for matrix multiplication, those of you who are interested should checkout PEP after the jump, very well written!
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What are the advantages to python 3.x?
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Mailr is an open source webmail client with gmail like conversations.
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For those of you who like searching, playing your mp3s from your terminal. pfft iTunes.
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Asyncio support for ZeroMQ. Implements asyncio event loop for ZeroMQ sockets.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Loader and Writer, IPython NBExtensions!
Couple of cool IPython extensions for reading in or writing out scripts to files to/from your IPython notebook.
Shared by @myusuf3

A Java Virtual Machine implemented in Python.
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Multiple user vim plugin that allow multiple vim users to edit the same file.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Allows you to determine the score of a table football/foozeball game via camera image.
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Cool project that automatically sets up a postgresql instance in a temporary directory, and destroys it after testing is completed.
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Simply build windows installers your your Python applications.
Shared by @takluyver

Django application that allows you to collect geographic data across large areas but then divide that work into smaller regions to these regions can be worked on individually.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Convert HTML fragments into valid Python expressions. Pyxl is meant to replace existing python templating systems and do away with the use of standard HTML templates.
Shared by @mgrouchy


Writing Purposeful Unit Tests
Nice post about writing good unit tests to help you write better code, prevent regressions and allow you to assert the correctness of your code.
Shared by @mgrouchy

OOP concepts in Python 2.x - Part 1
Cool little article on OOP way of thinking and Python.
Shared by @tw_lgiordani

Say No! Python Import Side Effects
Little bit of a rant article but definitely a be kind to other developers thing!
Shared by @myusuf3

Getting Started with pylint
Introduction to Pylint for beginners.
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Math evolution and dirty tricks
Neat exploration of the Fast Inverse Square Root Algorithm from quake 3 and algorithms/tricks of its like.
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Unpythonic Python
Cool little article about writing unpythonic python code in the spirit of other programming languages.
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