Issue #178


Aug. 7, 2015

Twisted 15.3, Django REST Framework 3.2, pandashells and much more.

Issue #178: Releases

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Delorean 0.5.0 Released - Five Alive.
Version 0.5.0 if the very useful datetime manipulation library Delorean has been released, now with support for timedelta arithmetic.
Shared by @mgrouchy

PyGotham 2015 Talk Schedule is Live.
Following what is going out with the upcoming PyGotham? If so be sure to check out the conference schedule, its now live!
Shared by @myusuf3

Twisted 15.3 Released
A new version of Twisted (15.3) has been released! Find more information about this release here in the projects, news file.
Shared by @myusuf3

Django REST framework 3.2 Released
Version 3.2 of the amazing Django REST Framework has been released! The release drops support for Django 1.4 and has plenty of other changes. Check out the announcement for the rest!
Shared by @mgrouchy

Green 2.0.0 Released
Version 2.0 of Green has been released. Green is a clean, colorful, fast test runner for Python unit tests. Full changelog here.
Shared by @nathanstocks


Why Was Python Written with the GIL?
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Django JS Reverse is a small Django app that makes url handling of named urls in javascript easy and non-annoying.
Shared by @i_error

Command line tools that brings much of the power of working with pandas to the command line. Supports functionality for dealing with tabular data on the command line, supports creation of plots and graphs. Click through to the project for more examples.
Shared by @robdecarvalho

A Flask extension for easily hashing data with a variety of hash functions.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Tool that provides a decorator to make your code/functions asynchronous.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Utility for searching and filtering videos based on their content.
Shared by @myusuf3

Manage LDAP based user account passwords with this simple web application.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Django routing DRYed.
Shared by @visgean


Working with maps in Python
Very cool article in which the auto reproduces another authors article about making maps in R, but for Python. Worth checking out, maps created with Matplotlib, numpy and basemap.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Small choices, big decisions: coverage run --append
Shared by @myusuf3

Testing Django Views in Isolation
Learn a little something about testing your Django views.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Exercise to detect Algorithmically Generated Domain Names.
Very cool iPython notebook here. The author uses python libraries to determine if domain names are legitimate or whether they were generated by a DGA (Dynamic Generation Algorithm).
Shared by @myusuf3

The (Mostly) Newbie’s Guide to Automatically Swapping Faces in Video
Last week we had an article about face swapping in images, the author of this article took it once step further and did face swapping in video!
Shared by @mgrouchy

Building a Google analytics dashboard with Tornado
Nice guide for creating an internal Google analytics dashboard to focus on surfacing the analytics you need with Python 3 and Tornado.
Shared by @myusuf3

Did I leave the oven on? (with OpenCV and Python)
This is incredibly cool! Use OpenCV to detect whether you left the oven on before leaving the house.
Shared by @mgrouchy
Core Python Programming: Accessing Gmail from Python (plus BONUS)
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Django Girls one year later
A recounting of the EuroPython keynote, which was a look at the first year of Django Girls.
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Python 3 May Become Relevant Now
Python 3 has a bunch of new features either released or being released soon. Does this now make Python 3 relevant now. Check out this post for a look at some of the features that are on the way and some thoughts about them relative to Python's relevance.
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