Issue #112


April 25, 2014

Django Security Releases Issued, Kiwi PyCon 2014 and much more.

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Pylint 1.2 released!
New version of Pylint is out with new checks, bug fixes and Python 3.4 support. Time to get linting!
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Kiwi PyCon 2014 Announced!
The conference will be held 13th and 14th of September in New Zealand!
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Django Security releases issued
The Django team has issued multiple security releases in Django 1.4.11, Django 1.5.6, Django 1.6.3 and Django 1.7 beta 2. Check out the details and get your apps up to date!
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How is Your 1M+ LOC Project Structured?
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IPython Notebook Themes
Awesome theme customization for IPython Notebooks!
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A collection of custom extensions for Django REST Framework. Includes tools for caching, new mixins, new fields and serializers.
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A distributed load testing tool written in Python allows you to simply write your test scenarios in Python, then launch them from one or many distributed machines.
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Interesting project here. Go programming language semantics built on top of Stackless Python or gevent.
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A proof of concept desktop interface for the iPython notebook.
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A machine learning library designed to make machine learning research easy.
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A SSH key management server. Allows you to manage and distribute keys across many machines.
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Cool little tool for displaying webcam video in your terminal!
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Very cool project that allows you to control your Sonos speakers programatically with Python.
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A new command line interface library, most of you will be familiar with docopt. click is still waiting on release but extensive documentation is available.
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Fully Automated OS X Provisioning With Ansible
Awesome article on provisioning OSX system with Ansible!
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When using eval isn't evil (or stupid)
Only a little about eval here, but a clever trick to test methods are invoked correctly to produce a useful error to the user, rather then a generic TypeError which also in this particular case notify the dev team incorrectly.
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Using Flask Cache
Flask does not have built-in cache functionality but this article will get you started with using the flask-cache plugin to provide Cache functionality for your Flask application.
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Raspberry Pi as Private Git Server
Short and to the point tutorial to help you set up your Raspberry PI as a private Git server.
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Flask by Example - Part 1
Simple tutorial on how to setup your Flask apps.
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Analyzing a NHL Playoff Game With Twitter
Very cool analysis of a NHL playoff game with Twitter data and Python tools. The author uses Panda's, iPython notebook and vincent to visualize the data.
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Understanding Gunicorn's Concurrency Model
Nice article touching the finer points of gunicorn's concurrency models.
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