Issue #111


April 18, 2014

Python 2.7 support extended to 2020, diamond and much more.

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Python 2.7's end of life extended till 2020
Guido has updated PEP 373 to extend Python 2.7's end of life till 2020.
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Awesome daemon that collects system stats for graphite and the like.
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A port of Twitter's futures to Python. The intent is to provide with a simpler operator-chaining based API for taking advantage of futures.
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A lightweight tunnel proxy which can help you get through firewalls.
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A nice implementation of the Cubhelix colormap. Check out the implementation here.
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A tool to help with the parsing and splitting of PEM certificate files.
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500 lines or less
Mentioned at PyCon 2014 in Montreal, 500 Lines or Less is the source for a book about architecting open source applications where developers create versions of software(like webcrawlers, etc.) in 500 lines or less. If you want to contribute click through and read the contributor guidelines in the README.
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Still in the early days but cool project for those of you interested in async deployment suite for Django.
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Migrating data into your Django project
Moving legacy data from databases into your Django application can be a tricky proposition. This guide help you get started and hopefully make migrating your data relatively painless.
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The Call of Python 2.8
During PyCon Guide pronounced that there will not be a Python 2.8 and extended the end of life of Python 2.7 till 2020. This post gets at the heart of the matter and tries to explain why people want a Python 2.8 to begin with and what problems it could solve.
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SimPy: Process Interaction
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Deep dive into Python's VM: Story of LOAD_CONST bug
Very cool post about exploiting a bug in Python's VM to execute native code.
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Building a Git Server
Finding both Github and Gitolite to not work for their purposes the author implements his own git server with Twisted, SSH and Git.
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Lightweight Virtual Environments in Python 3.4
Article covers new venv features and usecases in Python 3.4
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