Issue #124


July 18, 2014

Django Rest Framework Kickstarter, PyGotham, and much more.

Issue #124: Germany

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Tornado 4.0 released!
The latest version of Tornado is out! Lots of new features and changes, click through for the complete changelog.
Shared by @mgrouchy
Django REST framework 3 by Tom Christie — Kickstarter
Django REST framework is really good. The author Tom Christie is working on a new version and is trying to raise money via Kickstarter to help fund development. If you are interested in helping contributing click through to check out the Kickstarter campaign.
Shared by @mgrouchy
PyGotham 2014
PyGotham 2014 is coming up on the weekend of August 16-17 in New York City! PyGotham promises to be the most exciting Python event in New York City this year, with many talks on a wide variety of topics.
Shared by @pygotham


Transition from PHP to Python
Shared by @mgrouchy
Is anyone using web2py?
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Full-Stack Python / JavaScript Developer (Bath, UK) 
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A Python neural network library supporting the network types: feed-forward neural network and recurrent (Elman) neural network.
Shared by @MihaStopar
Pure Python Implementation of MySQL replication protocol built on top of PyMYSQL. This is neat because it allows you to recieve events when database operations happen and then you can perform tasks based on these events like cache validation, non-standard replication of data, etc.
Shared by @noplay
Interesting iPython notebook for doing some World cup match predictions. They got 13 of 14 Matches correct, worth checking out!
Shared by @mgrouchy
Allows you to log the activities of your Django apps users. Great for investigating how people use your application and for customer support.
Shared by @mgrouchy
A great collection of must watch Python videos. Great resource to start levelling up your Python knowledge.
Shared by @STajbakhsh
Project to help you keep your Itunes ratings synced with your Google music account.
Shared by @mgrouchy
The Django Extensions module has the functionality to call `./ show_urls` which allows you to see all registered URLS in an app. This is useful but the output of this is hard to read. This project aims to solve the problem by formatting the output to make it easily readable.
Shared by @mgrouchy
Allows you to programatically build complex queries for Django without resorting to writing raw sql.
Shared by @mgrouchy
Kallithea is a open source code management system supporting two leading version control systems, Mercurial and Git.
Shared by @jazzydag


Flask-SQLAlchemy Caching
Nice tutorial on caching Flask-SQLAlchemy models, how it works, how its implemented and why you might want to do it.
Shared by @briceleroy
Let Us Now Praise ResourceWarnings
ResourceWarnings, what are they and why are they useful.
Shared by @mgrouchy
SQLite: Small. Fast. Reliable. Choose any three.
Little run down for when SQLite is a good choice and more importantly when it isn't.
Shared by @myusuf3
A simple way to generate snippets in python
Tutorial of how to generate short snippets of articles on your blog using Python.
Shared by @mgrouchy
7 Python Regular Expressions Examples
Get the lowdown on using Regular expressions in Python.
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Finding the World's Economic Center of Gravity
Cool little article finding the world's economic center. Author was troubled by the approach taken by The Economist so he decided to do it around 2D plane. Interesting write up!
Shared by @djvelkov
An Intro to peewee – Another Python ORM
This article touches on few of the basics and provide pretty decent summary for those interested in trying a simpler Python ORM
Shared by @myusuf3
The Forgotten Optional `else` in Python Loops
I love this article, if you always felt dirty creating variable to keep track of conditionals, else clause reprise y'all.
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