Issue #134


Sept. 26, 2014

MicroPython Store, Pycon 2015 update, and much more.

Issue #134: JSONB

Weekly dose of all things Python.
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Micro Python store is now open and taking pre-orders!
A little while ago there was Kickstarter for Micro Python! Now the store is open and taking orders!
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Update on PyCon talks & tutorials, program committee, and registration!
Lots of updates for PyCon 2015 in Montreal. Check them out.
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PyPy 2.4.0 released, 9 Days remaining in funding drive
If you are looking to donate to PyPy the PSF is still matching donations up to $10K for the month of September. Also PyPy 2.4.0 is out with a bunch of bug fixes and enhancement and with support up to the Python 2.7.8 stdlib.
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The Possibly Forgotten Optional `else` in Python’s `try` Statement
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A Python parser for the CommonMark flavour of markdown.
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A Python class for checking the status of an enabled Minecraft server.
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An awesome interactive Python profiler from What! Studio
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Complex Docker builds made simple.
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Interesting. A best practices approach to creating large web apps, with the goal of making flask feel more like django.
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A collection of common Python design patterns and idioms.
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PostgreSQL Foreign Data Wrapper for Docker!
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A Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft Simulator for the purposes of Machine Learning and Data Mining. The results of playing simulated games can be used to determine cards which work well together and cards which do not.
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How To Migrate 50M+ Records From Mongo To PostgreSQL
Small introduction how gevent works for jobs of this type and summary on how the migration actually happened. Would have loved to hear reasons for migration between the two databases.
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We never just link to root of a blog. But if you are doing anything with Postgres and Django this blog is a treasure trove of goodies.
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looking for another small document based database, look no further. check out tinydb for your next small project.
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Supercharging your reddit API access
Tutorial to get you started with accessing the Reddit API with the PRAW library. Also some good tips in here for dealing with rate-limiting and to get most out of your API calls.
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Getting started with Graphviz and Python
Very thorough tutorial helping you use GraphViz with Python
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Upgrading Django (to 1.7) Part I: Introduction and Django Releases
Based on his DjangoCon talk the author gives a great kick off to a series of articles about upgrading your Django Projects to Django 1.7.
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Django Rest Framework - an introduction
Quickly get starting learning about and using Django Rest Framework with this tutorial.
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Tutorial I Wish I Had When Tackling AJAX and Django
Beginners tutorial on how to use AJAX and Django!
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