Issue #173


July 3, 2015

django-slowtest, nplusone and much more.

Issue #173: Alive

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Django Security advisory
It appears that Django's simple_tag decorator for creating custom template tags does not run auto-escaping on its contents.The behaviour for this will be changed in Django 1.9, but in the meantime time to check your code that uses simple_tag to ensure your code isn't vulnerable.
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Django Developers Community Survey Results
The results are in!
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You sit down with your machine and a person who knows nothing about programming. What do you show them to try and prove that programming is fun?
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Do you prefer iPython notebook over iPython console? Why?
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A tool for quickly creating REST and Hypermedia APIs in Python!
Shared by @myusuf3
This is a library for detecting the n+1 queries problem in Python ORMs, including SQLAlchemy, Peewee, and the Django ORM.
Shared by @myusuf3
Auto-generated subtitles for any video file
Shared by @mgrouchy
Github within the CLI for you console nerds.
Shared by @myusuf3
Kerf is a time-series database. It also boasts being a columnar tick database for Linux/OSX/BSD/iOS/Android. It is written in C and speaks JSON and SQL.
Shared by @mgrouchy
Setting up webpack and django for ease and profit!
Shared by @myusuf3


Visualizing Google Forms Data with Seaborn
Last time we discussed gathering data from Google Forms. We will then be taking that data and visualizing it with Seaborn.
Shared by @myusuf3
Gesture Typing by Peter Norvig.
Awesome IPython notebook answering some interesting questions about gesture typing!
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Progressive Fibonacci
Awesome article on calculating Fibonacci for various criterion.
Shared by @mgrouchy
Introduction to Property Based Testing With Hypothesis
Nice introduction on how to use Hypothesis to test your properties in your code base! Helps you find bug you wouldn't have otherwise, maybe.
Shared by @myusuf3
Python descriptors made simple
Informative article on Python descriptors.
Shared by @mgrouchy
Locate your slowest tests.
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