Issue #195


Dec. 4, 2015

New Django, Python 4 Talk, and much more.

Issue #195: Notes

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GPIO Zero: a friendly Python API for physical computing
This is amazing. A friendly Python API for physical computing with the Raspberry PI. Check it out.
Shared by @ben_nuttall
Django 1.9 released
Check out the new hotness in Django 1.9. Upgrade your versions or click through for more details!
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PyPy installable python packages
Wondering what python packages are installable on PyPy? Check this out.
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GvR: The transition to Python 4 won't be like the transition to Python 3 ("we've learned our lesson")
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TIL 'import antigravity'
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A cross-platform curses-based system monitoring tool written in Python.
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Let's Encrypt is incredible. This tiny script can be used to issue and renew TLS certs from Let's Encrypt.
Shared by @mgrouchy
Examples of Microservices written using Flask.
Shared by @myusuf3
A distributed, open source, package manager for C/C++. Interesting.
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Minimal password manager for OS X and Linux
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Python Module to get Meanings, Synonyms and what not for a given word. Your Python module dictionary!
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Python wrapper around RapidJSON. RapidJSON is an extremely fast C++ json serialization library.
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This project boasts "How to turn your database into a ReSTful API in under 10 lines of code" check it out!
Shared by @ripozoframework
Easy to configure Python program that make use of Google's DeepDream.
Shared by @kesara_nr


Creating standalone Mac OS X applications with Python and py2app
This is pretty cool. If you are looking to create distributable standalone apps for OSX this is the article for you. In this tutorial the author creates a simple Tkinter mac desktop app and packages with py2app.
Shared by @mgrouchy
If I were designing Python's import from scratch
Some thoughts from core Python developer Brett Cannon of how he would design Python's import if he were starting from scratch.
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Optimizing slow Django REST Framework performance
A look at Django REST Framework performance and how to fix some common performance problems that pop up.
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Python List Comprehensions: Explained Visually
Can we do an issue without explaining List comprehensions or decorators? Probably not! This is another nice article looking at List Comprehensions in a visual way.
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Better tests for Redis integrations with redislite
Introduces a pretty cool tool called redislite and teaches how to use it to solidify your redis code base.
Shared by @myusuf3
Using Numba for Performance Gains
This post looks at how Numba can be used to speed up a finance example with minimal effort.
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Visualize sklearn trees with D3
So cool. See the actual rules that classification trees use!
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