Issue #144

Kool Aid

Dec. 5, 2014

Kool Aid
Django Rest Framework - 3.0, Django on Dokku, pingo and much more.

Issue #144: Kool Aid

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Miasm is a free and open source (GPLv2) reverse engineering framework.
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A fast networking library for Python, built on greenlets and libuv. Supports Python >= 3.2.
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Very cool. Pingo is a general/uniform api for programming your devices like the Raspberry Pi, pcDuino, Intel Galileo etc. More details in the README and docs.
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Very cool project. Allows you to build real-time apps with Django, allows you to add Websocket support with fallbacks in just a few lines of code.
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Nice little hack here. Allows you to download Spotify playlists by downloading audio files from youtube.
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Interesting tool for including external code and resources in your project without having to use tools like git submodules, etc. Check out the README for further details.
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Aims to be an incredibly user friendly and easy to use L2TP/IPsec VPN server.
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This project contains Python+numpy source code for learning Multimodal Recurrent Neural Networks that describe images with sentences.
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A chess AI that learns to play chess via deep learning.
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A pluggable chatbot, designed to be easily deployable, maintained and highly extensible. Supports XMPP, Campfire and IRC.
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I heard you liked PyPy, so we put PyPy in your Cython.
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Very cool project for consuming APIs made easy. Give it a look if you are tried of writing API wrappers.
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Deploying Django on Dokku
Real Python guys dropping some knowledge again. This time deployment with dokku!
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Building an image search engine with Python and OpenCV
Incredible blog post, on creating image search engine. Very extensive and educational!
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Extending SQLite with Python
How to extend SQLite with Python, adding functions and aggregates that will be callable directly from any SQL queries you execute.
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Why is Object-Oriented Programming Useful?
Nice little article on OOP for beginners.
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A Python Internals Adventure
Awesome article on diving into python internals and CPython.
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Retries in Requests
Nice dive into one of the advanced features of the requests library, retries. Nice example to get you started here if this is something you need in your next project.
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