Issue #190


Oct. 30, 2015

PyCaribbean, Matplotlib 1.5, borg and much more.

Issue #190: Cages

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PyCaribbean Announced!
PyCaribbean is the first Python Conference on the caribbean, it will be held on Feb 20-21th 2016 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The call for proposals will be open until November 20th.
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Matplotlib 1.5 released
Latest version include pandas DataFrame support, new colour maps, seaborn styles and more!
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DSF announces winner of the 2015 Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize
Congrats to Russell Keith-Magee for winning this award for his contributions to the Django community and ecosystem!
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PyPy 4.0.0 Released
Lots in this release (besides the new versioning scheme) including SIMD Vectorization, bug fixes, performance improvements and More! Click through for the full release notes!
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Django REST framework 3.3 Released!
Version 3.3 of the fantastic Django Rest Framework has been released. This marks the final work in the Kickstarter funded series. Click through for detailed release notes!
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Python Mistakes That Most People May Have Made At One Point Or Another
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VIM and Python - a match made in heaven
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Drive google chrome from Python using the Remote Debugging Protocol 1.1 API
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Brainstorm is an attempt to make working with neural networks fast, flexible and fun.
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Tools for managing MySQL from the Pinterest Team.
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World generator using simulation of plates, rain shadow, erosion, etc.
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Useful tool, extracts links from a PDF and optionally downloads all referenced PDF's.
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A deduplicating backup program. Optionally, it supports compression and authenticated encryption. Click through for more info and a nice screencast demo.
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A compilation-free, always up-to-date encryption library for Python that works on Windows, OS X, Linux and BSD. Supports the following versions of Python: 2.6, 2.7, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, pypy and pypy3.
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Devourer is a generic API client for Python 2.7 and 3.3+ featuring a simple, declarative interface.
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notedown separates your markdown into code and not code. Code blocks (fenced or indented) go into input cells, everything else goes into markdown cells.
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A Python data analysis library that is optimized for humans instead of machines.
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A simple configuration parser for Python!
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Declarative query builder for SQLAlchemy
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Comparing wxPython and Tkinter
Discussion between the two big desktop interface libraries in Python!
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Deploying a Django App with No Downtime
A nice primer of the problems and some solutions required to achieve zero downtime deploys in your Django applications.
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Image Duplicates Detection in Python
Nice article that goes over the duplication detection for images in Python. pHash FTW!
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VIM and Python - a match made in heaven
Nice look at how to get your Vim set up optimally for writing Python code. Especially great jumping off point if you are new to vim.
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Python 101: Lambda Basics
Wondering about Lambdas? Just trying to wrap your head around the syntax? Check out this post and learn all the basics of Python Lambdas.
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