Issue #151

One Five One

Jan. 30, 2015

One Five One
Django Bugfix release, polytester, Python Tricks and Idioms and much more.

Issue #151: One Five One

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Werkzeug 0.10 Released!
More details after the jump.
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Django Bugfix releases issued: 1.7.4 and 1.4.19
If you haven't yet, its time to upgrade your Django versions again. The Django team just published a bugfix release to fix a regression cause in the latest security lease.
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Show me your Tkinter GUI's
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Results of the Python 2.x and 3.x Usage Survey, 2014 Edition
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A library for text processing(NLP) in Python and Cython.
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This is useful. A utility to help with streaming large files from S3 and HDFS.
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An attempt to make a better Python REPL, includes features like autocompletion, multiline editing, syntax validation and more.
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A python telnet/ssh server for modern UTF-8 and classic cp437 network virtual terminals.
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Statically linked Library detector.
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Polytester is a simple, easy-to-use multi-language test runner. Groovy logo too.
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Very cool. This tool allows you to create GIF screencasts of a terminal allowing you to overlay key presses.
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A tool for prototyping docker extensions. Powerstrip is a configurable, pluggable HTTP proxy for the Docker API which lets you plug multiple Docker extension prototypes into the same Docker daemon.
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A collection of Ansible playbooks, scalable from one container to an entire data center.
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The Function II: Python Function Decorators
Another function decorator blog post, quite extensive with additional linked resources.
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Real time Drone object tracking using Python and OpenCV
Pretty awesome object tracking code in real time with drones.
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Multi-scale Template Matching using Python and OpenCV
Pretty awesome blog post covering how to match templates with OpenCV using different sizes of the call of duty logo!
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A practical introduction to functional programming
Awesome introduction into functional programming with Python! Huzzah!
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Python Tips Tricks and Idioms
This is a nice collection of Python tips and tricks. Check it out, you might learn something new!
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Django Logging Configuration: How the Default Settings Interfere with Yours
Dealing with logging in general can be a pain. Check out this post to figure out how to best deploy logging in your next Django application. Hint: Don't use Django's logging configuration.
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Lessons from porting Scala to Python
Thinking about posting a Scala library to Python? Check out this lessons learned before you jump in.
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Linear Regression Implementation in Python
Great tutorial teaching you the things you need to know to implement linear regression in Python.
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Type hinting in Python: focus on readability
Interesting take on Python's approach to the new type hinting feature and how it currently focuses on improving code analysis tools at the cost of code readability. The author suggests an alternative approach.
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