Issue #114

Jadeveon Clowney

May 9, 2014

Jadeveon Clowney
Python 3.4.1rc1 released , Jython 2.7 and much more.

Issue #114: Jadeveon Clowney

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Python 3.4.1rc1 released!
First release candidate for Python 3.4.1 released. Check out the release notes for all the changes.
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Jython 2.7 beta2 released!
The second beta for Jython 2.7 has been released. If Python 2.7 on the JVM is your jam be sure to check this out.
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PyPy 2.3 Released!
The latest version of PyPy has been released which targets Python 2.7.6 updating the stdlib in PyPy from 2.7.3 to 2.7.6.
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A framework for building websocket servers out of filter chains, click though for examples.
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A library for electronic simulation. Tool to help develop circuit based applications.
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Streamparse allows you to run Python code against realtime data streams. It can be views as an alternative to Python worker and queue systems and allows you to perform realtime map/reduce style computation against realtime data streams.
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Neat project that puts together words by combining word fragements and tlds. Now is your chance to get out there and find the domain for your next project.
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App that extends Django's messages framework to add sticky messages and persistent messages.
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Sticky is a framework for easily integrating IPython widgets with D3 libraries. This allows you to make use of widget and comms provided in iPython to communicate between JavaScript and Python
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Making a specific Django app faster
Really nice detailed article of the steps you the author followed to speed up a Django application through profiling and optimization with tips on how you can apply these to your applications.
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Dynamic Programming with Python
A walk through the Dynamic Programming strategy with a fun Python example
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The Light and Dark Sides of Python Name Binding
Pretty cool dive into python name binding! Tons of mind cool stuff to take advantage of for good and/or evil!
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PyPI Package Aliases
I am not sure this would be the fix for solving issues of trying to guess the package for mysql-python, but interesting discussion none the less. naming things is hard, I guess.
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Python recursion visualization with rcviz
Cool walk through of the recviz project for visualizing recursion call graphs in Python.
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PyPy.js: Now Faster Than CPython
This is an amazing step in bringing fast python to the browser, bold claims if the Jit is warmed.
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10 Most Common Python Mistakes
Nice round up of really common Python gotcha's that can trip up Python developers.
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Python Partials are Fun!
If you have been wondering about how to get started with Partials this is a great place to start. With a good explanation of what they are and an easy to follow example to see the flexibility and power of partials.
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The report of Twisted's death was an exaggeration
Glyph of Twisted explains why Twisted isn't dead now even though asyncio exists.
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Creating Volcano Maps with Pandas and the Matplotlib Basemap Toolkit
Awesome article that covers various tool to map all the volcanos across the world! Great read!
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Module Properties | The Proxy Pattern
Nice explanation of how to add a @property to a Python module.
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