Issue #163


April 24, 2015

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PyCon India 2015 call for proposals
PyCon India 2015 is happening October 2nd -5th in Bangalore. Call for proposals is open now, so its time to submit yours!
Shared by @kracetheking

Django Birthday
Interested in celebrating Django's 10th birthday in Lawrence, Kansas? If so, click through to register!
Shared by @mgrouchy

Security Advisory: Arbitrary file inclusion through docutils
A Django Security advisory to configure your Django project safely when using docutils.
Shared by @myusuf3

Jython 2.7 release candidate 3 available!
Time to check out Jython 2.7 RC3, report any problems if you encounter them.
Shared by @myusuf3


Google Python Style Guide
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A reference implementation of the a RAML parser in Python.
Shared by @roguelynn

A virtual machine designed for Programming workshops so you can focus on the programming and not trying to set up miscellaneous environments.
Shared by @jpadilla_

Rodeo: A data science IDE for Python
An IDE by Å·hat expressly built for doing Data Science in Python. They are suggesting you think of it as a light weight alternative to the IPython Notebook.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Generate yourself a requirements.txt based on the imports in your project. Useful!
Shared by @mgrouchy

An app which corrects your previous console command.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Generate fake/test data for your Django database.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Grabs the dominant color or a representative color palette from an image.
Shared by @mgrouchy

A little utility for managing credentials in the cloud with AWS.
Shared by @mgrouchy


Hacking an epic NHL goal celebration with a hue light show and real-time machine learning
This is amazing! Very cool hack, configure your Philips Hue to perform a celebatory light show when your team scores.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Porting to Python 3 is like “eating your vegetablesâ€
Why has moving to Python 3 been so slow? Apparently its like "eating your vegetables" , more on this in this post by Brett Cannon.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Python decorators: metaprogramming with style
One truism of Python programming is that we never get sick of blog posts about decorators. This post is no exception, with a lean towards metaprogramming. Worth reading.
Shared by @tw_lgiordani

A Year of PyPI Downloads
A look back at the last year of PyPI downloads and some relevant stats.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Adding Requests to the standard library
A look at the discussion at the Python language summit about adding requests to the Python standard library.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Report from the Python Language Summit
A roundup/report of the goings on at the Python Language Summit.
Shared by @mgrouchy

The Little Book of Python Anti-Patterns — Python Anti-Patterns
Fantastic collection of the "what not to do's" of Python programming.
Shared by @quantifiedcode

Testing (asyncio) coroutines with pytest
An approach to testing asyncio coroutines with your Pytest setup. Very useful.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Pandas & Burritos - Analyzing Chipotle Order Data
Very cool article where the author analyses Grubhub Chipolte orders with pandas an a iPython notebook.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Bytecode hacking for great justice
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