Issue #164


May 1, 2015

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Data Science From Scratch: First Principles with Python
Book has been released! Different approach to teaching, than I am used to seeing. Looking forward to reading this book!
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TurboGears release 2.3.5 is now available on PyPi!
Use TurboGears? Check out the new release!
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PyDev 4.0 released.
PyDev 4.0 is out, if thats your jam, go take a look!
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What are your favorite *little* tricks?
Or not so little!
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The missing Spotlight plugin system
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A vim clone in Python. Do we need to say anything else?
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Automate the Boring Stuff with Python
Book for Python beginners available for free. Looks pretty nice, definitely worth checking out!
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Tool to display useful examples on the command line.
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Plyer is a platform-independent api to use features commonly found on various platforms, notably mobile ones, in Python.
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Using Docker and Docker Compose for local Django development (replacing virtualenv)
Wondering what this Docker thing is all about and how you can use it for your Python dev environments? Then this post is for you, detailed guide to get you up and running.
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Python without an operating system
Nice article about a PyCon talk on making Python run without an operating system. More specifically getting the Python interpreter to run on the GRUB boot loader.
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Good Test, Bad Test
Nice discussion around test you want vs. test you want less.
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Selenium Test case in Python with HTMLTestRunner
How to test web apps with python and HTMLTestRunner
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Wagtail 1.0 (beta) best Django CMS?
Review and information about the 1.0 of the Django CMS Wagtail.
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Up and running with Vagrant and Django
Nice tutorial for those of you new vagrant and Django.
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Introduction to Whoosh!
Whoosh is a Python full text indexing and searching library in Python. This is a detailed introduction to get started with it.
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Python How To: Group and Count with Dictionaries
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