Issue #381

Face Detection, NumPy Drops Python 2, Async Frameworks, and More

Aug. 13, 2019

Face Detection, NumPy Drops Python 2, Async Frameworks, and More
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Traditional Face Detection With Python
In this course on face detection with Python, you’ll learn about a historically important algorithm for object detection that can be successfully applied to finding the location of a human face within an image.
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Three Techniques for Inverting Control, in Python
Inversion of Control, in which code delegates control using plugins, is a powerful way of modularising software. It may sound complicated, but it can be achieved in Python with very little work. This article examines three different techniques for handling IOC in Python.
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NumPy 1.17.0 Drops Python 2 Support
“The 1.17.0 release contains a number of new features that should substantially improve its performance and usefulness. The Python versions supported are 3.5-3.7, note that Python 2.7 has been dropped.”
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print() Function Deep Dive (17,000 Words Guide)
Learn all there is to know about the print() function in Python and discover some of its lesser-known features. Avoid common mistakes, take your “hello world” to the next level, and know when to use a better alternative.
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An Overview of the Python Tooling Landscape
An opinionated guide to tooling in Python covering pyenv, poetry, black, flake8, isort, pre-commit, pytest, coverage, tox, Azure Pipelines, sphinx, and readthedocs.
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Learn How Python Async Web Frameworks Work by Writing One From Scratch
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Discussions


Tools for Remote/Pair-Programming In-The-Cloud?
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Who Says Python Programmers Don’t Have a Sense of Humor?
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As an Expert, Which Bad Habits Would You Advice Beginner Python Programmers to Avoid?
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Python Is Eating the World (Discussion)
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Articles & Tutorials


Inheritance and Composition: A Python OOP Guide
In this step-by-step tutorial, you’ll learn about inheritance and composition in Python. You’ll improve your object oriented programming skills by understanding how to use inheritance and composition and how to leverage them in their design.
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An Intro to Flake8
Flake8 is a style guide enforcement tool for Python that you can use in place of PyLint to help you find errors in your code and more closely follow PEP8. This article shows you how to get up and running with Flake8.
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Organizing PythonPune Meetups
PythonPune is a meetup group in Pune India. This blog post is about how the author got involved in organizing the meetup and what the process looks like.
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Keras for Beginners: Implementing a Convolutional Neural Network
A beginner-friendly guide on using Keras to implement a simple Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) in Python.
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What Every Developer Should Learn Early On
“These are a few of the things I wish they were teaching at university instead of pure theory.”
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Making an Interactive Projected Surface With Python + OpenCV
“Computer vision + music = life-sized rhythm games”
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Python Libraries for Interpretable Machine Learning
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Using Django Signals to Simplify and Decouple Code
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Testing Scientific Code
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Projects & Code


austin: Frame Stack Sampler for CPython
“The most interesting use of Austin is probably in conjunction with FlameGraph to profile Python applications while they are running, without the need of instrumentation. This means that Austin can be used on production code with little or even no impact on performance.”
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jupyter-black: Black Formatter for Jupyter Notebook
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moviepy: Video Editing With Python
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LibCST: Concrete Syntax Tree Parser and Serializer Library
Parses Python 3.7 source code as a CST tree that keeps all formatting details (comments, whitespaces, parentheses, etc). It’s useful for building automated refactoring (codemod) applications and linters.
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mintotp: Minimal TOTP Generator in 20 Lines of Python
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mesapy: Memory-Safe Python Based on PyPy
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pip-tools: Set of Tools to Keep Your Pinned Python Dependencies Fresh
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Poetry: Python Dependency Management and Packaging Made Easy
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scalpl: Seamlessly Operate on Nested Dictionaries
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