Issue #133

iPhone 6 Plus

Sept. 19, 2014

iPhone 6 Plus
Django Fellow, delorean, and much more.

Issue #133: iPhone 6 Plus

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Delorean 0.4.3 Released!
New version of Delorean has been released and fixes issues and marching towards 1.0 Release.
Shared by @myusuf3
Twisted 14.0.1 Released
A security release for Twisted has been released, its strongly suggested that users using Twister 14.0 upgrade to this release.
Shared by @mgrouchy
Numba 0.14 Release and Project Status
A new version of Numba has been released with a nice Status update about the probject. Sound interesting? Check it out!
Shared by @mgrouchy
DjangoCon 2014 Videos
Missed DjangoCon this year? Check out the videos to get caught up all the great talks!
Shared by @mgrouchy
DSF calls for applicants for a Django Fellow
The Django Software Foundation is looking for applications for a Django Fellow. What is a Django Fellow? Django Fellow's work on Django on a part-time or full-time basis, for a pilot project with an initial contract period of three months and possibly longer depending on the success of the program.
Shared by @mgrouchy


Why is int() slower than float() when converting a string?
Shared by @myusuf3


Full Stack Engineer - Python/Django (San Francisco, CA) 
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Useful project. Only PEP8 cleans the parts of files you have touched since last commit, previous commit or branch.
Shared by @mgrouchy
Client for Redis cluster with support targeting Redis 3.0.
Shared by @mgrouchy
An IRC Bot framework that aims to be easy to use and highly extensible.
Shared by @mgrouchy
A build system. Targeting builds in a variety of languages.
Shared by @myusuf3
A Python 3 library for parsing human-written times and dates.
Shared by @mgrouchy
OSXCollector gathers information from plists, sqlite databases and the local filesystems to get the information for analyzing a malware infection.
Shared by @myusuf3
A full featured wrapper for working with Scrapyd's API. Supports Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.3 & 3.4.
Shared by @djm_
Allows you to simply serialize lists and dictionaries to your Redis database with redis-py.
Shared by @evandrolg


Securing Celery on Heroku
If you're running Celery and Redis there's a chance your transmissions are being sent in the clear. Here's a simple package from Heroku that helps secure all your messages.
Shared by @craigkerstiens
Python Single Line For Loops
Nice introduction to list comprehensions here for the new Python programmer.
Shared by @mgrouchy
A script is not configuration.
A comparison of Ansible and Buildout with the thesis that the problem with Ansible is that you don't configure things, you have to script your configuration.
Shared by @mgrouchy
Adding Django form instance attributes
A simple protip for adding attributes to your Django forms on instantiation.
Shared by @mgrouchy
Embedding Python In Golang: Part 2
Wondering why or how you would embed Python code in your Go projects? This series of articles has it all!
Shared by @mgrouchy
Trending Things in Elasticsearch and Redis
Nice little article to create a trending widget when you are using Elasticsearch and Redis as backends.
Shared by @myusuf3
Guido van Rossum On Finding His Way
The Python creator and Dropbox engineer reflects on his early days in programming.
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Python Bad Practice, A Concrete Case
Awesome run down of bad practice Python, with concrete examples!
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