Issue #244


Nov. 24, 2016

Django Security Advisory, Python 3.6.0 Beta 4, speech-hacker and much more.

Issue #244: Scorpion
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Django Security advisory: Vulnerability in password reset (master branch only)
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Python 3.6.0 beta 4 is now available
Follow the link for the release notes!
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The Case Against Python 3
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pipfile: a new (and much better!) way to declare dependencies for your Python applications.
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Makes famous people speak whatever you wish by linking their words.
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Synchronize your repos. built on libvcs.
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Uninstall all the packages!
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Private python package index written in golang.
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A Pipfile, and its related Pipfile.lock, are a new attempted replacement for pip's requirements.txt files.
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Kalliope is a modular always-on voice controlled personal assistant designed for home automation.
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A python3 library for efficiently storing massive integers (stands for gzipped-integer).
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Analysis engine for movie watching habits.
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A Rebuttal For Python 3
A rebuttal for the post against Python 3 linked in our discussions.
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Building a fault-tolerant Telegram bot
Create a distributed fault-tolerant scheduling bot with Python and telepot + raftos.
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The most powerful dictionary in the world: The power of WordNet with NLTK
Use a dictionary(not a python one) in your Python code with WordNet with NLTK.
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A Deep Dive into Geospatial Analysis
Looking at Geospatial Analysis by looking at datasets from Kaggle, sample AirBnB locations in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Integration Testing for the Enterprise
A look at some common problems to solve when doing integration testing.
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Building a Financial Model with Pandas
A looking at doing some financial modelling with pandas. In this article the author shows how to model an amortization schedule.
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Never Write For-Loops Again
A look at all the alternatives to writing for loops in Python.
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Watermarking images on Django sites
Watermark images on your Django site using Pillow and django-imagekit.
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Unit Testing a Flask Application
A detailed guide to learn how to unit test your flask applications.
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Smoke testing Swagger-based Web Services
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