Issue #197


Dec. 18, 2015

Django, Jupyter funding, and much more.

Issue #197: Simons

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Announcing Django's 2016 fundraising campaign
The Django Software foundation aims to raise $200,000 in order to fully fund their Fellow program, continue contributing to Django Girls workshops, sponsor official Django conferences, and more. Want to learn more about this? Click through for the details.
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Continuum Analytics donates $100k to Project Jupyter
Great news for the Jupyter team with awesome funding from Continuum Analytics!
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Pytest 2.8.5 Released
The latest version of the fantastic py.test is out. Click through for more details and full changelog.
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Why Python 3 Exists
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How To Make Python Run As Fast As Julia
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Python CLI tool to reformat a text into a specified number of words per line/characters per line.
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Your Personal EXIF-based Photo Assistant.
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A lightweight JSON storage service with synchronisation and sharing abilities.
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Fast JSON Parser for Python. A Cython wrapper class for cJSON.
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A robust notification system for Django.
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Spinners in your terminal.
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A command line tool that generates markdown documentation for Postgres tables in a given schema.
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A communication platform built for organizers. Written in Python and Django.
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PlatformIO is an open source ecosystem for IoT (internet of things) development. Cross-platform code builder and library manager. Continuous and IDE integration.
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This is an experimental Wifi captive portal that accepts bitcoin payments for Wifi minutes.
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Why Python 3 exists
Wondering why Python 3 exists? Python Core developer Brett Cannon gives some reasons why it exists and why you should care.
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Python Is Not C: Take Two
Follow up to a great post on how not to treat your Python like C.
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Python async/await Tutorial
Awesome tutorial for beginners on async and await in Python.
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Let’s Build A Simple Interpreter. Part 7.
Part 7 of the amazing "lets build a simple interpreter series". Click through to read the latest or find your way back to part 1.
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The Dilemma of giving Christmas Gifts
Nice variation on the prisoner's dilemma with gifts!!
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How To Make Python Run As Fast As Julia
Great article on how the Julia website solves problems not in the most ideal way but how changing up the solutions Python proves to be faster.
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