Issue #159


March 27, 2015

PyPy 2.5.1, redislite, support, dogs taking selfies and much more.

Issue #159: Tapas

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PyPy 2.5.1 Released!
Pineapple Bromeliad has been released, more details after the jump!
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How do you use python to automate tasks in life or at work?
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Where's the best place to find projects to hack on?
sourceforge obviously?
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Thumbnails for Django, Flask and other Python projects.
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A pythonic library to parse /proc/meminfo.
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Redis in a python module! A complete redis server along with enhanced redis bindings that automatically set up and run an embedded redis server.
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An evented server framework designed for building scalable and introspectable services.
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A system to monitor cron tasks with Python. Check out the README for more info and screenshots.
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yapf algorithm takes the code and reformats it to the best formatting that conforms to the style guide, even if the original code didn't violate the style guide. personally not a huge fan of reformatting but thought others might enjoy.
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Developers can use ATC to test their application across varying network conditions, easily emulating high speed, mobile, and even severely impaired networks.
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nifty little tool. x_x is a command line reader that displays either Excel files or CSVs in your terminal. name could use a little work though.
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A collection of tools for visualizing geographical data in Python.
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Barnum is a python-based application for quickly and easily creating pseudo-random data typically used for application testing.
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How I taught my dog to text me selfies
This is a fun post! The author uses an arduino, twilio, dropbox, webcam and a massive arcade button to create a device that allowed his dog to be trained to send a selfie.
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Chaos Theory and the Logistic Map
From the article - "Using Python to visualize chaos, fractals, and self-similarity to better understand the limits of knowledge and prediction."
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Protecting a Python codebase - Part 2
Part 2 of a two part series about "protecting" a python codebase.
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The Ultimate Flask Front-End - part 2
Part two of a series of articles about developing an advanced front end for your Flask application with Facebook's React javascript library.
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Writing Redis in Python with asyncio: Part 1
This is pretty nify project taking advantage of asyncio. Good read!
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Python one-liner games
haha not the most beautiful games but they are available in one line of python roughly!
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