Issue #202

Lean on

Feb. 5, 2016

Lean on
Django released, Scrapy3, and much more.

Issue #202:  Lean on

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Scrapy has Beta Python 3 Support!
More details after the jump!
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Django releases issued: 1.9.2 (security) and 1.8.9 (bugfix)
Django has released a Security release for the 1.9.x versions and a bugfix release for the 1.8.x versions. Time to upgrade your versions! Click through for more details about whats in these releases.
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New to python... Which IDE should I use?
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awesome cli tool for finding what ports certain programs are running. 💯
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Minimalist microblogging tool for hackers.
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Interesting! Adds a near-realtime picture of the earth to as your desktop background. Pictures from from Himawari 8 (A Japanese weather satellite).
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Get rid of all the +1's from your Github issue comments.
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Interactive visualizations and stats of GitHub's newest, most popular repos.
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This is useful, creates animated graph visualizations, based on Graphviz and ImageMagick for gif rendering.
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Utility for asserting the structure and content of HTML in python. This is an alpha, but interesting project all the same!
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fate is a simple CLI program which let's you browse FontAwesome icons on your terminal
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A collection of high quality asyncio libraries.
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Provides instant access to many datasets right from Python (in pandas DataFrame structure).
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Add tags to your directories with dtag. Perfect for the person who is looking to optimize their workflow.
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A library of consisting of helper modules for Python's data analysis and machine learning libraries.
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Writing Unit Tests for Django Migrations
Neat blog post on how to write tests for Django migrations. Green hair!!
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What is Stackless?
Quick primers on What is stackless?
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Async Python and Cassandra with Gevent
nice introduction to using gevent to minimize wasted I/O time.
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Building an SMS powered Game Genie
At first thought you maybe thinking why? Even at a second thought, but none the less a cool demo.
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Using your spam filter in real life
The second part in a serious about implementing your own spam filter, this shows you to how to use your own spam filter to filter your emails!
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