Issue #222


June 24, 2016

Django 1.10 beta, Python Quirks  and much more.

Issue #222: Thursdays

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Django 1.10 beta 1 released
The first beta for Django 1.10 is out. Check it out, give it a try and report any issues.
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What are your favorite smaller or lesser-known Python data analysis tools?
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Annoy /r/python in one sentence
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What's your favorite Python quirk?
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Plot orbits of our planets. Calculate Hohmann Transfer Orbits between them and extract movies of the motions in the Solar System.
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Simple, elegant, Pythonic functional programming.
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Drop more than one img to .py file and it will auto run and generate markdown url in a txt file.
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Stack overflow command line client. Search and browse stack overflow without leaving the terminal.
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Makes debugging suck less.
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Streams the movies/ tv series instantly.
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E. Tufte slope graph implementation in Python
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Easily convert matplotlib plots from Python into interactive Leaflet web maps.
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Network Usage Monitoring for Linux.
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For those who can't remember how to get a result.
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Simple plotting for Python. Render charts in the browser with simple Python syntax.
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72% Of The People I Follow On Twitter Are Men
A look at diversity and how to identify genders of your python followers (and who you follow).
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Software carpentry instructor training
A look at the Software Carpentry instructor training data in the context of survival analysis.
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Python, Postgres, SQLAlchemy, and PGA Tour Stats
Primer for loading data using Python, Postgres, and SQLAlchemy!
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Python object ids and mutable types
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A New Way to Measure Customer Service
This is interesting, a new way to measure your customer service in 3 dimensions. Nice post about the methodology and includes link to the Jupyter notebook demonstrating the visualizations.
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Detecting cats in images with OpenCV
This is a fun one, as the title says, learn how to detect cats in your images using openCV.
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Web Service Efficiency at Instagram with Python
Awesome article on improving Django Efficiency and limiting costs at scale!
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Python microservices for Queue, Streaming, REST-API and Schedule task.
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An Introduction to Mocking in Python
Primer for those of you new to Mock and Python.
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Writing online multiplayer game with python and asyncio [Part 3] - @7webpages
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