Issue #154


Feb. 20, 2015

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Enroll as PSF Voting Member
Finally there is a form to enroll as a voting member of the PSF. Click through to check it out.
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Jython 2.7 beta4 Released!
Jython 2.7b4 brings us up to language level compatibility with the 2.7 version of CPython. More details on the beta release after the jump!
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DjangoCon Europe 2015 update
Well, DjangoCon found out they got disrupted by boy band one direction so they have finally announced that they have rescheduled 2 days earlier. It will now take place Cardiff, Wales, from the 31st May to the 5th of June.
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When Do You *NOT* use Python?
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I think this is still early days, but cool tool none the less. I would like to see the install step simplified further if I am going to install a wrapper around pip, wheel and virtualenv.
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Bitcoin blockchain based key/value store for name registration and data storage.
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Remote Desktop Protocol in Twisted Python.
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Build bots that live on Snapchat with this Python library.
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Kippo is a medium interaction SSH honeypot designed to log brute force attacks and, most importantly, the entire shell interaction performed by the attacker.
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Django management command that generates views, forms, urls, admin, and templates based off the contents of your Very cool project for getting your apps up and running quickly or moving quickly to a jumping off point.
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This is a really nice looking visual profiler. Its stated goal is to be the best way to profile a Python program.
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A full-featured, hackable tiling window manager written and configured in Python.
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A simple Django reusable app that blocks people from brute forcing login attempts. The goal is to make this as fast as possible, so that we do not slow down the login attempts.
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Asynchronous Python and Databases
If you are interested in asyncio and web performance this post touches on a lot of the issues that you might come across. nice read!
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Python Decorator Cheatsheet
Sometimes you forgot how to put different types of decorators together, or you just need a reference. This is perfect for those times. Check out this great cheatsheet.
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Map Your Google Location History
Very cool. Shows you how to use the location data that google collects from your install of google maps on your phone and then plot that data on a map using pandas and matplotlib.
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A simple method for rendering templates with Python
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Exploring NBA Data with Python
Awesome article on exploring NBA shot data. This is mostly cool for the legit data that is available in the blog post!
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Clustering US Senators with k-means
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Creating PDF Reports with Pandas, Jinja and WeasyPrint
Awesome blog for your technical business types. Tons of tips and tricks. This blog post covers creating pdf reports from jinja2 templates and pandas pivot tables!
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How to use pipes in python subprocess.Popen objects
Simple example of how to use pipes in Python's subprocess.Popen. Nice reference for those who have done it before, also nice example if you haven't.
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Underscores in Python
This post discusses the use of the _ character in Python. Like with many things in Python, we’ll see that different usages of _ are mostly (not always!) a matter of convention.
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