Issue #153


Feb. 13, 2015

Python 3.5.0a1 released, Django Fellowship, PyData paris and much more.

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Python 3.5.0a1 Released!
This version includes the much awaited new operator (@) for matrix multiplication, more details after the jump!
Shared by @myusuf3

Call for applicants: Django Fellowship
The DSF has finished a successful funding round for the second Django Fellowship. if you think you might be a fit for this now ongoing position as a Django Fellow click through to checkout all the details and apply.
Shared by @mgrouchy

PyData Paris 2015
The first PyData in Paris is coming up on April 3th, 2015. If you are looking to sponsor or participate in some way check out the link.
Shared by @pydataparis

PyCon Sweden Call For Proposals
Less than a week Left to submit your proposal for PyCon Sweden. Proposals are due the 16th of February so hurry up and get yours in.
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Best way to get a job working with Python?
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2-way dict which has support for a slice syntax.
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beautiful vim plugin for hackernews! If you even a slight vim user and an avid hackernews reader worth the look!
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A lightweight framework for writing efficient daemons.
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Implementation of the Matrix reference homeserver.
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Manage your passwords from the terminal.
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Allows you to query StackOverflow from the command line.
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Useful library for atomic file writes.
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Useful. A REST implementation of Django's authentication system. Super useful for the next time you want to start a new app that uses a single page architecture.
Shared by @konradhalas

django-watson is a fast multi-model full-text search plugin for Django.
Shared by @myusuf3


Default arguments in Python
Good overview of using default arguments in Python including some gotchas.
Shared by @tw_lgiordani

Getting Started with Data Analysis
Very nice getting started guide for dipping your toes into data analysis with Python.
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Accept Functions for Simple Interfaces Instead of Classes
A sample from the book effective Python. Nice explanation with examples about using functions rather than classes for simple interfaces.
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Cleaner Code Through Partial Function Application
Nice write up about functools and partials in Python. Great job!
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Linear Regression Implementation in Python
Nice blog post about using linear regressions in Python to predict which show will be more popular Flash vs. Arrow. #teamflash
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Understanding Python Metaclasses
This is a blog post about __dunder__ functions masquerading as a Metaclasses write up. Give it a look, nice read.
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An algorithm to extract looping GIFs from videos
I am constantly impressed with what moviepy is capable with very little effort! Awesome post!
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