Issue #157


March 13, 2015

Django Wall of Superpowers, EuroPython CFP and  much more.

Issue #157: Martius

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Django: Wall of Superpowers!
March to Python 3 continues! Check out the wall of "superpowers".
Shared by @nathforge

Django Security Releases and Advisory Issued!
Using Django you will definitely want to read this!
Shared by @myusuf3

Python Release Python 3.5.0a2
Alpha release #2 for Python 3.5.0 series is out. New features over 3.4 include things like new matrix multiplication operator(@), % formatting for byte arrays and more. Click through for the entire changelog and more information.
Shared by @mgrouchy

EuroPython 2015: Call for Proposal Dates Available
CFP for EuroPython has been issued! You should totally do a talk!
Shared by @mgrouchy


Nifty Python scripts you would like to share?
Shared by @mgrouchy



Statistical profiler which outputs in format suitable for FlameGraph
Shared by @myusuf3

Useful! Specify and validate your Django APIs in a single block of code.
Shared by @mgrouchy

An application to manage translations in Django models! Avidazen!
Shared by @myusuf3

This is fun. Encode any IP address as a haiku. Check out the demo here!
Shared by @mgrouchy

Automated web UIs for running your command line python scripts.
Shared by @mgrouchy


Deploying Python Applications with Docker - A Suggestion
A template for deploying Python applications into Docker containers.
Shared by @myusuf3

Markowitz Portfolio Optimization
For you quants out there as well as those interested in using plotly with IPython notebooks!
Shared by @myusuf3

Debugging Your Python Code.
Legit introduction to using pdb for beginners.
Shared by @myusuf3

GPU-Accelerated Graph Analytics in Python with Numba
Shared by @mgrouchy

Stop the “Works on My Machine†Syndrome
Its always the worst when you write some code that works for you and another developer tries it out and it fails on their machine. Here are some strategies to make sure your python code works for everyone and not just for you.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Use Twilio and your phone to make audioblog posts
This is pretty boss!! Twilio and a little Python and you have audio blog. Star date 0 (January 1, 2323)
Shared by @myusuf3

How to Use Mechanical Turk with Python and Boto to Crowdsource Tasks
Cool tutorial for how to set up a django app to use Amazon’s Mechanical Turk in order to crowdsource small tasks on the cheap.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Let’s Build A Web Server. Part 1.
Awesome article about building a web server, with some pretty comical illustrations.
Shared by @myusuf3

Safely applying monkey patches in Python.
Ahh monkey patching. Read this article to get some tips to safely apply monkey patches in your python code by creating a decorator with the wrapt project.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Item 40: Consider Coroutines to Run Many Functions Concurrently
An excerpt from the book Effective Python, really great info on using coroutines to run functions concurrently, cool example implementing Conway's game of life.
Shared by @mgrouchy
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