Issue #123


July 11, 2014

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PyCon Taiwan 2014 Videos
The videos are out for the latest PyCon Taiwan, if you couldn't be there, now is your chance to catch up!
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a bitcoin blockchain parser in python, those of you looking to get dirty with the bitcoin blockchain this is for you!
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A simple, infinitely scalable, SQS based queue. Seeing a lacking in currently queues and clear Amazon SQS support this was created, still early but worth a look!
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Inbox platform launched earlier this week, with tons of SDKs and libraries! This is the one in Python. Great premise and should enable people to do some great stuff!
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A packet analysis toolkit by the crowd at Cloudflare.
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The core functionality and some common tools needed for performing astronomy and astrophysics with Python.
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This repository is a collection of different matplotlib plots in IPython notebooks that I needed for my data visualizations.
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A Python API for Travis CI.
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A Python library for automating interaction with websites like storing and sending cookies, follow redirects, and following links and submitting forms.
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Allows for the creation and storage of iPython notebooks in google drive and allows for collaborative editing of notebooks.
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Python Most Popular Language Among US Universities
I remember when I was in school Python was just stepping on to the scene for new students! Awesome!
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Anti-Patterns in Python Programming
A look at some common Python programming anti-patterns and how to correct those common mistakes.
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Realtime Data Analytics at Datadog
Building a realtime analytics pipeline in Python! Hour long talk and how Datadog team accomplished this.
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Using Docker as a Python Development Environment
Docker is all the new hotness, check out this post detailing how to use Docker for your Python development environment.
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Recreating the “Building a Blog in Django†Screencast
In 2012 the author of this post created a build a blog in 30 minute's with Django screencast. Now that Django 1.7 is coming out soon with its many changes, he is revisiting the topic to recreate the screencast for Django 1.7.
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Decorators and Functional Python
How can Python's decorators help us thing in a functional way? Great information about Python decorators and how how they can teach us to think about functional concepts like higher order functions and closures.
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Embedding Interactive Charts on an IPython Notebook - Part 1
Seems like iPython notebooks are all anyone is talking about these days. This is a great post about creating interactive charts in your iPython notebook with Pandas, D3.js, Chart.js and HighCharts.
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Rolling time window counters with Redis and mitigating botnet-driven login attacks
Interesting article about creating rate limited window in Redis. Instead of ratelimiting with the counter reset at a particular time interval, this allows you to ratelimit based on a sliding window of requests per N seconds.
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Payload server in Python 3 for Github webhooks
Nice example of how to write a Payload server in Python 3 to receive Github Webhooks. This completely contained example includes all you need, including doing basic webhook security by verifying the signature created with the API’s secret token.
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From LIKE to Full-Text Search (part II)
The second part of a series of articles on using PostgreSQL full text search in your Django application. Very informative.
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About Feature Scaling and Normalization
Z-score standardization as feature scaling and normalization use in PCA.
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