Issue #128

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Aug. 15, 2014

Yes you can!
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Issue #128: Yes you can!

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Lots of news and happenings in the Python community this week. Thanks for reading!

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Proposal: Use mypy syntax for function annotations
Inspired by a talk given by Jukka Lehtosalo (author of mypy) at Dropbox, Guido opens the discussion about using mypy syntax for function annotations in Python.
Shared by @mgrouchy

DjangoCon US 2014 Conference Schedule Announced
The schedule for DjangoCon US 2014 in Portland, Oregon has been announced. Check it out!
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Welcoming a new co-chair and the next PyCon host city!
Brandon Rhodes has been named a new co-chair for Pycon 2015! The next PyCon host city has also been announced as Portland, Oregon!
Shared by @myusuf3

Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 RC
A release candidate for Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 is out. If Python on Visual Studio is your jam click through to try it out.
Shared by @mgrouchy


The not-so-sorry state of SSL in Python
Shared by @myusuf3



Useful. Distributed rate-limiting WSGI middleware. Uses Redis to manage rate in which users are hitting your endpoints and to configure rate limits.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Optional static typing in your Python code.
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Inject code into running Python processes!
Shared by @myusuf3

python -c, with tab completion and shorthand
Shared by @mgrouchy

Python library for interacting with the Apple Push Notification service (APNs)
Shared by @myusuf3

A wrapper around psycopg2 which includes a simplified API, PyPy support, async support for Tornado and more!
Shared by @mgrouchy

A python port of the JavaScript hashids implementation.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Easily manage Docker containers & their data! Check out the main site here
Shared by @myusuf3

Get your vim keybindings in iPython notebooks. Very cool.
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Remove a package and its unused dependencies.
Shared by @myusuf3

A command-line tool for running scripts from any directory in terminal with a single command
Shared by @itsnauman


How-to: Use IPython Notebook with Apache Spark
Very nice write up of a tutorial for using iPython notebooks for working with Apache Spark.
Shared by @mgrouchy

What happens if you write a TCP stack in Python?
Great post about what happens when you implement a TCP stack. Guess what? You learn a bunch of things!
Shared by @myusuf3

Turbocharge your Python prompt and Django shell with IPython Notebook
Small tutorial on how to get working with IPython and IPython Notebook with Django and Python shells.
Shared by @myusuf3

The not-so-sorry state of SSL in Python
Alex Gaynor and David Reid write about the missing feature in Python 2's implementation of TLS and their work in porting these features back from Python 3 to Python 2 with the hope they will land in Python 2.7.9.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Setting up Sublime Text 3 for Full Stack Python Development
Extensive article on how to setup Sublime Text 3 for full stack python development!
Shared by @myusuf3

Cheat Sheet: Writing Python 2-3 compatible code
Really extensive cheatsheet of common idioms for writing python 2-3 compatible code. If you are looking at supporting Python3 with your currently Python2 library this is a great place to start.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Refactoring monolithic if/else filters with closures
Nice little example on how to refactor your monolithic if/else clauses for filtering data. Provides a small albeit contrived example to illustrate the issue.
Shared by @scottallenon
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