Issue #113


May 2, 2014

Mercurial 3.0, Python vs. Ruby and much more.

Issue #113: Friday

Weekly dose of all things Python.
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Mercurial 3.0 Released!!
Bunch of new feature after the jump!
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Has Python won the head-to-head battle with Ruby?
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Big difference between python 2.7 and 3.4?
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Polished shows the progression of your website by iterating through your git commit history, generating a page, taking a screenshot and then creating a video of the screenshots!
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Redshift is a natural-language syntactic dependency parser.
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port of pgextras from heroku, which allows you to use against any postgresql database even those not hosted on heroku!
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Automatically mock your HTTP interactions to simplify and speed up testing! By testing against files vs. testing against actual APIs! You will have to keep an eye on endpoint changes yourself.
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A utility library for mocking out the requests Python library.
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unio is a Python module that tries to set an end to all unicode problems, very early days but legit project!
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How My Talk Came To Be
A detailed account of submitting, tweaking, and preparing for a talk at PyCon 2014.
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Parsing English with 500 lines of Python
Informative article on syntactic parsing for beginners, building on the immense amount of work done by the NLP communities.
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A little note-taking app with Flask
Awesome read for beginners looking to start a small flask project. This one covers the process of creating s simple note taking application in Flask.
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Flask by Example - Postgres, SQLAlchemy, and Alembic
Another post in the series of Flask by example, they cover setting up database and dealing with ORM and migrations!
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Visualizing Realtime Data w/ Python, D3, RabbitMQ
Article on consuming data from the twitter stream using RabbitMQ and Python. Then finally visualizing the data using D3.js
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Using mock.patch in automated unit testing | Isotoma Blog
Walkthrough the use of mock.patch in the mock library! Definitely worth the read if you testing third party dependencies and the like.
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Python Data Structures are Fast
Nice article that some of you may find illuminating, with respect where certain speed ups and loses may actually occur in Python data structures.
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