Issue #204


Feb. 19, 2016

Python testing sprint, EuroPython CFP, PyCon 2016 Speakers announced and much more.

Issue #204: Whack-a-mole

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python testing sprint mid 2016
Are you a user of pytest or tox? If so, maybe you might consider contributing to the Python Testing Mid 2016 Sprint. Click through for more details on how to contribute financially or otherwise.
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EuroPython 2016: Call for Proposals
Want to speak at EuroPython 2016? Time to submit your talk proposals. The call for proposals is open until Sunday, March 6, 23:59:59 CET.
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Announcing the Keynote Speakers for PyCon 2016
Heading to PyCon 2016 in Portland? Here are the keynote speakers you can expect!
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Python 3 in 2016
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Why do people say it's easy to write errors into Python because it's dynamically typed?
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A Django app to track changes to a model field.
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A CLI interface for reading and managing your articles from
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Pretty cool! A lightweight query engine for Python iterables.
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A set of expanding Python tools for use in penetration tests.
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A Python port of Github's Scientist. A tool to help you carefully refactor your python code.
Shared by @joe_alcorn

Python based command line Menu GUI in Python using curses.
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Simple but powerful command line todo list manager in Python.
Shared by @mgrouchy

This is neat. An effortless argument parser for your Python command line applications. Its much like docopt, but uses the Sphinx-style docstring for defining arguments to parse.
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A tool to help you quickly mock an API.
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Wondering which Python devs or projects on github are worth following? Look no further, here is a pretty comprehensive list to get you started.
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Creating your own IPython-like server
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Python 3 in 2016
One Python developers look at the state of Python 3 in 2016.
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Python Dependency Analysis
Analyzing dependencies for Python packages.
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psutil 4.0.0 and how to get "real" process memory and environ in Python
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Building a better user experience for deploying Python web applications.
The author missed getting his talk into PyCon US so he used the subject of his talk as a blog post. Great post here on improving the deployment of Python applications.
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How the heck does async/await work in Python 3.5?
From core Python developer Brett Cannon, comes this detailed explanation of how aync/await works in Python 3.5.
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Introducing Dask distributed
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