Issue #213

Socks and Sandals

April 22, 2016

Socks and Sandals
PyPy 5.1, Dada Analysis Libraries, Polyglots guide to multiple dispatch and much more!

Issue #213: Socks and Sandals

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A collection of design patterns/idioms/snippets for Sublime Text.
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In the vein of awesome-python comes awesome-python-books which is a directory of great Python books.
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A package that augments setuptools commands with common tasks useful while developing and building python packages.
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A unified API for accessing Python's many supported archive formats, supports bzip, gzip, LZMA, zip and tar.
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neural network to colorize grayscale images; this is how the machines start to see.
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A fork of "Minecraft in 500 lines of python" intended to be used as a real engine, instead of as a learning example.
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policy rules engine for aws management, policies in yaml for query, filter, and take actions on resources
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map file generator for intel x86 binary based on flirt signature
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A community-driven python bot that aims to be as simple as possible to serve humans with their everyday tasks.
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Teach you a binary exploitation for great good.
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Idiomatic Python: boolean expressions
Another nice article from the team at Microsoft Python Engineering team (who would have though I would have ever wrote those words). Learn about writing boolean expressions in idiomatic Python.
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6 Lesser Known Python Data Analysis Libraries
A nice list of lesser known data analysis libraries, including Delorean from our very own Mahdi Yusuf.
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How to digitize a graph
A simple way to digitize a graph that you might see in a book. Uses matplotlib, numpy and scipy.
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Composition over Inheritance
The debate continues, Composition or Inheritance, this article looks at them both with an eye towards composition over inheritance in Python.
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A Polyglots guide to multiple dispatch
A look at Multiple Dispatch in both c++(part1) and Python(part 2).
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Building `Read It Later` App with Python Newspaper Library.
Nice tutorial. This is a nice guide to creating a "Read it later" type app with Python, Flask, Tweepy and Newspaper.
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Source code of a Python lambda
In this post, the author goes deep down the rabbit hole to inspect the source of a Python lambda.
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Building a (semi) Autonomous Drone with Python
Seems like drones are all anyone is talking about these days. Learn to build a semi-autonomous drone with AR Drone 2.0, Python and a bunch of Python libraries like scipy, cv2 and more.
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