Issue #145


Dec. 12, 2014

Python 2.7.9,  dedupe, 14 best pandas features and much more.

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News 1.0.0a1 released
New alpha version of 1.0.0 is out, nice post talking about the new alpha and the new development direction for the project.
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Python 2.7.9 Released
Python 2.7.9, bugfix release is out with Python 3.4's ssl module backported, other SSL fixes and more. Click through to check out the full changelog.
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Bokeh 0.7 Released
Version 0.7 of the plotting library is out! Lots of cool new features here like IPython widgets and animations without a Bokeh server, Touch UI working for tools on mobile devices and more. Check it out.
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Django: Under the Hood Talks Released!
Collection of talks from Django Under the Hood! Watch!
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IronPython 2.7.5 Release
Python in .net? If you are into .NET and Python this is your jam. The new version of IronPython is out, click through to get it or check out the release notes.
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Very cool, gitfs is a FUSE filesystem that integrates with Git fully. Some really great features in here, worth checking out.
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A library that uses machine learning to perform deduplication and entity resolution on structured data.
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Improved Coloured Diff.
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The Top Mistakes Developers Make When Using Python for Big Data Analytics
Nice breakdown of common mistakes that developers often make when working with Python for big data analytics.
Shared by @elldudley

14 Best Pandas Features
Nice breakdown of 14 great(and possibly best) Panda's features. Discover what you might be missing out on.
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Asyncio resources
A collection of resources for working with Python's Asyncio module. Get caught up on whats going on with the new hotness.
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10 Myths of Enterprise Python
Nice breakdown of myths from PayPal Engineering.
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Naive Bayes in Python
Awesome introduction to Naive Bayes classification with Python!
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Making a Mockery of Python
Detailed introduction to mocking in python with a simple example.
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Django and Flask: Why and When To Use Each
Cool talk, on when to use which framework and when to switch!
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Data animations with Python and MoviePy
Python has some great data visualization librairies, but few can render GIFs or video animations. This post shows how to use MoviePy as a generic animation plugin for any other library.
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