Issue #169


June 5, 2015

PyPy 2.6.0, new PSF board of Directors, Airflow and much more.

Issue #169: Cheese

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PyPy 2.6.0 release
The latest release of PyPy called Cameo Charm is out. Click through for all the new features and performance improvements in this new release.
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Congratualations to the new Board of Directors!
The PSF has a new board of directors. Thanks to all the outgoing members and congratulations to the new board!
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Python 101: Episode #4 – The if Statement
Pyhton 101 Screencast, episode 4 is out. Nice detailed look at if statements for the beginning or someone looking to refresh their knowledge.
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OpenCV 3.0 Released
Version 3.0 of the fantastic OpenVC library is out. Check out the changelog for a detailed list of changes.
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DjangoCon US Registration is open!
In case you missed it DjangoCon US 2015 registration is now open, with prices significantly lower than in previous years.
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Pycast: Python & Data Science Screencasts Kickstarter
A kickstarter for Python & Data Science Screencasts, check it out and support if this is in your wheelhouse!
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Python 3: Current best practices for managing virtual envs and packages?
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Intro to namedtuple
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Trigger sound effects via webhook!
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Neat. A Flask web server for quickly asking someone a question.
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Nice project. A platform for doing your project documentation with Markdown.
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Clever! Allows you to store files in Reddit via this tool and creating your own private subreddit.
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An asyncio Python 3 web scraping framework.
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Airflow: a workflow management platform
This is great. From the crew at AirBNB Airflow is a workflow management platform built in Python and all the jobs executed in the platform are written in Python. Definitely worth a look.
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Useful tool that allows you to insert Markdown and HTML into your word documents.
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A content-addressable file management system in Python.
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Get back up and try again: retrying in Python
Tutorial to get you started doing retrys in your Python code using the retrying library.
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Improving performance in Python 2.7
Article about the upcoming backported changes to Python 2.7.11 and the speedup that will give to the Python 2.7 series. Includes features like delays and exponential backoff.
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Classifying and Visualizing Musical Pitch with K-means Clustering
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Comparing Python and R for Data Science
Nice comparison, be educated when making your choice for your data science work.
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CPython internals: A ten-hour codewalk through the Python interpreter source code
Wow. A 10 hour code walkthrough of CPython's internals. Check this out!
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Optimizing Python - A Case Study
A very detailed look at optimizing your Python code. With a look at benchmarking and profiling your code then performing your optimizations.
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