Issue #148

New Year

Jan. 9, 2015

New Year
PyCon Schedule, DjangoCon disruption, 'type hinting'  and much more.

Issue #148: New Year

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PyCon Schedule Announced!
The schedule has been announced for PyCon in Montreal. Check it out and start planning your time at PyCon now!
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PyCon tickets are moving fast!
Don't miss out on PyCon this year, if you are planning on attending now is the time to register because tickets are selling fast!
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Boy band disrupts DjangoCon Europe
This is a kind of funny, kind of sad story. The band One direction's event in Cardiff during the DjangoCon dates have eaten up all the accommodations so DjangoCon needs to be rescheduled. Click through for more details.
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Python 3.5 to include ‘type hinting’
MyPy style type hinting is looking to make its way into Python 3.5. This feature has been added with the goal to (hopefully) improve the performance of editors and IDEs, linters, and refactoring.
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Advice on learning to deploy Python code?
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What’s coming for the Python 3.5 installer?
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Newznab-compliant Usenet Indexer written in Python, using PostgreSQL.
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Slack is great, it would be better if you can easily back-up all Slack chat history into your secured host.
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A CLI/REPL for Postgres that supports auto-completion and syntax highlighting.
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Index your Gmail Inbox with Elastic search, while providing source the project also provides quite the detailed approach in the
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This is very cool. An 80's style 3D racing game written in Python and PyGame. Click through to the README to check out gameplay video and more details.
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pomegranate is a package for graphical models and Bayesian statistics for Python
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An attempt to improve on creating and configuring choices for use with Django models.
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Analyzing Python Job Market with Pandas
Using the scraped data from a job board, the author analyses the data given with pandas to determine things like where jobs are located, job salaries, which jobs get the most applications, etc. Nice tutorial!
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The Knapsack Problem
A look at a dynamic programming approach to the Knapsack problem with Python.
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Django Development Mistakes in 2014
The author of this post reflects on some things that he has learned in 2014 about django development that are a product of some mistakes he had made. Great post!
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String tokenization
A detailed guide to string tokenization in Python.
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Ultimate guide for scraping JavaScript rendered web pages
Articles details on how to scrap javascript render pages, funny enough the use our issue archive page as the example.
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