Issue #255


Feb. 23, 2017

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TalkPython['Podcast'] Episode #100
Python past, present, and future with Guido van Rossum.
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Django 1.11 beta 1 released
Django 1.11 beta 1 is out! Check it out, and note a big change - the 1.11.x series will be the last to support Python 2. Also, 1.11x has python 3.6 support.
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Python Support to return Visual Studio 2017
In a hasteful move, microsoft removed Python to "meet deadlines" but we have been assured we will receive support in an upcoming update to visual studio.
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Django 1.11 will be last release to support Python 2
It's happening.
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Is Type Tracing for Python useful? Some experiments.
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Tensorflow port of Image-to-Image Translation with Conditional Adversarial Nets
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Personalized, user-focused recommendations for employee information security.
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Securitybot is an open-source implementation of a distributed alerting chat bot. Distributed alerting improves the monitoring efficiency of your security team and can help you catch security incidents faster and more efficiently.
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Generate bootstrapped confidence intervals for A/B testing in Python.
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Universal Radio Hacker: investigate wireless protocols like a boss.
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RNN-based generative models for speech.
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Input pipeline framework.
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Serverless pypi.
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Create human-readable exception narrations for your libraries and end-user programs.
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Python 3 – Unpacking Generalizations
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Intro to Python CSV Processing for Actual Beginners
CSV processing is super useful. Getting started with Python CSV processing for people who are actually new to Python. This is great!
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A tale of two exceptions, continued
A follow up to Part 1 where Ned was trying to get a certain exception to make tests skip in my test runner. This post looks at a different approach.
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Data Manipulation and Visualization with Pandas and Seaborn
Want dive into Seaborn, look no further for a light introduction.
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Introduction to Hidden Markov Models with Python Networkx and Sklearn
Nice tutorial on hidden Markov models and working with them in Sklearn
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Continuous Integration. CircleCI vs TravisCI vs Jenkins
Ever wonder what other CIs were out there?
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The magic behind attribute access in Python
Nice tutorial on how attribute access works in Python.
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3 tricks for mastering Docker with Python
Docker <3 Python
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Google Spreadsheets and Python
I dont actually agree with this backend of choice, cool little hack though.
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Python Type Annotations
Awesome tutorial and background on annotations Python.
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