Issue #126

Release Candidate

Aug. 1, 2014

Release Candidate
Django 1.7 RC2, Boto V2.32.0, argparse cookbook and much more.

Issue #126: Release Candidate

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Django 1.7 release candidate 2
We are getting close now, RC2 of Django 1.7 is out. Download and test away and report any bugs!
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boto v2.32.0 has been released!
The new hotness in Boto has been released with support for Python 3.3 and 3.4 for all you Python 3 people. Lots of new features and fixes too. Click through full for the full changelog.
Shared by @dgt84

PyTexas 2014 Conference
PyTexas 2014 is on October 3rd-5th at Texas A&M University Memorial Student Center. Registration, Call for proposals, and sponsorship is open.
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Debate: Enforcing Python source encoding as UTF-8
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Neat idea. An open source implementation of an IFTTT like service.
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Secure email can be a problem. ToxMail is a secure messaging system that can be used to send and receive e-mails using your usual e-mail desktop client and maybe via webmail.
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Very useful. Turn your tabular CSV data into Markdown formatted tables.
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Extracting text from different filetypes can be a real annoyance. Textract aims to make this easy. Currently supports .doc, .docx, .eml, .json, .html, .pptx, .pdf and .txt files.
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Meson aims to be the next generation build system. Attempting to build the future of cross platform build systems. Click through for all the details.
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Library to extract quotes and signature data from email bodies. Allows you to separate email text, signatures and quoted sections of emails simply and easily.
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Over the last few issues there have been other "awesome" collections. If you are into Django, this is the one for you!
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A python library to do symbolic mathematics. Click through the documentation for some really great interactive examples.
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Could this be the future? Neat library that acts as a terminal assistant allowing you to execute terminal commands using english.
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Making pandas available on Apache Spark with PySpark so you can continue to scale your data analysis.
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Making database-backed dashboards in 3 minutes
Very simple tutorial to create Matplotlib graphs and ship them as part of email reports and web dashboards.
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A Python script controlled via Twitter
A implementation of a simple Twitter bot. The "quick and dirty" way and with the authors library twittcher.
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Python Argparse Cookbook
Don't let CLI's get you down anymore. Jumpstart your CLI app development with this really complete Argparse cookbook.
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Python Multiple Assignment Is a Puzzle
Interesting exploration of subtle behaviour of multiple assignment in Python and how in some cases it might not act the way you expect.
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Building A Click To Call Cervice With Twilio Client, Pusher and Python
Very detailed tutorial for creating a click to call system with the Twilio API.
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Simple CRUD-like admin interface with Flask and WTForm
Very detailed tutorial for creating a CRUD admin interface in a Flask application with WTForm. If you are a Flask user this is worth checking out.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Executing x86-64 opcodes in Python - Genetic Programming case study
Generate machine code directly and then execute it in Python with this cool tutorial.
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Data Science With Python: Part 1
follow up to the authors talk at PyCon 2014, the aim is to provide all the details so can learn how to create and deploy your own language prediction model.
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Simple Python Parallelism
Nice tutorial of how to easily parallelize tasks in Python with the languages `multiprocessing` library without getting bogged down learning other parallization frameworks.
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