Issue #201


Jan. 29, 2016

hashin, What the classics know of blue, warehouse and much more.

Issue #201: Winterlude

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Welcome to the Warehouse!
Warehouse is the new codebase being developed to power the Python Packaging Index (PyPI). Check it out, new fresh design over at, we have linked the source below in the projects section.
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Journeyman Python Programmer
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Numba a casual look at its performance against optimized Fortran
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An alternative to peepin to allow you write hashed entries for packages in your requirements.txt.
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Building an automated deployment system which is similar to AWS CodeDeploy but is hostable inside enterprise.
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This is great! After the author read a business insider post that stated we couldn't see blue until modern times, proven by looking at some classic books. The author decided to test this premise by writing a program to look for mentions of the colour blue in texts available in Project Gutenberg.
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Command line tool to search port names and numbers associated with a particular service.
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Generates profile reports from a pandas DataFrame. The df.describe() function is great but a little basic for serious exploratory data analysis. For more details, click through to the README.
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A toolkit for processing tabular data. Reads csv/xls/xlsx/mdb/dbf files, and more!
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Code for the Next Generation Python Package Repository.
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Cool little library that allows you to use JSON as if it were a python module.
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This is great! I used this immediately when I saw this, clean up your files organization because you are too lazy to do it yourself!
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A minimal non-blocking TCP server written for Python 3.
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A package that installs from PyPi everything you need as soon as you try import it
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It is a pure python library for numerical computations. When numpy is not available this is a nice choice!
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Deploy a Python 3 Application to an Apache Mesos Cluster using the Marathon API
As the title says, this is a great tutorial to get this setup going for a local environment for development and testing.
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Python vs. Java: Duck Typing, Parsing on Whitespace and Other Cool Differences
A look at some of the differences between Java and Python.
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Learn More About Pandas By Building and Using a Weighted Average Function
Nice article on how implementing the fundamentals can help with your understanding of Pandas.
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Speeding up CPython 5-10%
Breakdown of a patch that improves CPython performance by 5-10%.
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