Issue #120


June 20, 2014

PyCon JP 2014 Registration, Binstar, PyData SV Videos and much more.

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PyCon JP 2014 Registration Open
You can now register for PyCon JP. As with every year, we expect the event to be very international. There will be sessions in both Japanese and English.
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Plone 5 Alpha 2 is here!
Use Plone? Alpha 2 of Plone 5 is out now. Check it out and report any bugs.
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PyOhio Conference Schedule Announced
Check it out!!
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Binstar is Out of Beta, Now Available for Everyone
Binstar is a free service for hosting public packages for pip and conda. It is now open to the public, take a look.
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PyData SV Videos are available.
Couldn't make it out to PyData SV fret no more, videos are online!
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Python vs Apple's Newly Announced Swift Language
Tons of influences from Python!
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Lead Developer - Python/Django (Austin, TX) 
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A collection of tools to get you focused on what you building rather than the usual nitty gritty, tons of of cool little functionality to speed things up!
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Useful project. Allows you to analyze your uwsgi logs and slow requests.
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Allows you to quickly construct tilings of regular polygons and their dual tilings using a simple API.
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This looks interesting, a Python queue powered by Redis and MongoDB.
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Nice little app so you can keep up on the World Cup results in your Terminal.
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Awesome project that allows you to grep video with subtitle tracks, look in the articles section for full write up!
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The Stolen Crown RPG
Cool! A Fantasy RPG built with Python and PyGame.
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Cool little hack to make you look like a superstar during presentations and screencasts. It allows you to write code before hand, and replays the commands in a fake terminal session as you type random characters.
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An object-oriented approach to Python file/directory operations, very useful library if you are dealing with files and directories!
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Automatic Supercuts with Python
Incredible article on using subtitles to grep video for mentions of words, It would be really cool to see what people could come up with! Maybe something like this!
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Finding the Best Ticket Price - Simple Web Scraping with Python
Nice example of using Python to scrape Craigslist to find the best deal on ticket prices for an upcoming concert.
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Celery Best Practices
A few tips for you beginner celery users out there.
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In this post the author explains the DBSCAN algorithm and how to implement it Python and choose its parameters.
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Building Python wheels for Windows
There is not a lot of help out there for Windows Python developers but this is a great article getting a Python environment set up in Windows. A great help if you want to start building Wheels for your Python code in Windows.
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Frequentism and Bayesianism IV: How to be a Bayesian in Python
The exploration of 3 different Python packages for performing Bayesian analysis via MCMC.
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Parallel Programming in Python
A very complete introduction to parallel programming in Python using Python's multiprocessing module. This introduction takes you from the specifics about the multiprocessing module to its application.
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