Issue #434

Async Django, Web Scraping, Data API Standards, and More

Aug. 18, 2020

Async Django, Web Scraping, Data API Standards, and More
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Async Views in Django 3.1
Django 3.1 introduced support for asynchronous views, middleware, and tests. This tutorial shows you how to get started with async views.
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A Practical Introduction to Web Scraping in Python
In this tutorial, you’ll learn all about web scraping in Python. You’ll see how to parse data from websites and interact with HTML forms using tools such as Beautiful Soup and MechanicalSoup.
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Delegation: Composition and Inheritance in Object-Oriented Programming
Delegation is often considered one of the three pillars of object-oriented programming. Learn how to use this powerful concept in Python.
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Announcing the Consortium for Python Data API Standards
Proposed by Quantsight Labs, and with initial sponsors including Intel, Microsoft, and Google Research, the consortium aims to tackle fragmentation across libraries by developing API standards for n-dimensional arrays and dataframes.
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Analyzing Python Code With Python
Take a dip into static code analysis using abstract syntax trees and Python’s built-in ast modue.
ROTEM TAMIR

Python 3.9.0rc1 Is Now Available
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Wing Python IDE 7.2.4 Released
Now supports Python 3.9!
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Python 3.7.9 and 3.6.12 Security Updates Now Available
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Discussions


What Are Some Good Python Project Ideas for High School Students?
Honestly, some of these ideas are good for any beginning Pythonista!
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Where Do You Go to Get Exposure to Well-Written Code?
Maybe someone needs to start a Python reading club…
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Articles & Tutorials


Mini Raspberry Pi Boston Dynamics–inspired Robot
See how one Redditor taught themselves robotics by building a miniature version of a Boston Dynamic’s robot dog “Spot” using a Raspberry Pi, C++, and Python.
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Identify Invalid Python Syntax
In this video course, you’ll see common examples of invalid syntax in Python and learn how to resolve the issue. If you’ve ever received a SyntaxError when trying to run your Python code, then this is the guide for you!
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Visualizing Prim’s algorithm with NetworkX and Matplotlib
Learn how to implement Prim’s algorithm for finding a minimum spanning tree of a network from scratch and then visualize the algorithm using the NetworkX and Matplotlib libraries.
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Using Postgres Row-Level Security in Python and Django
This article shows how to create and implement a row level security policy with Django middleware and Django signals, giving database administrators a way to limit the rows a user can access, adding an extra layer of data protection.
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Find Performance Bottlenecks in Python Code
“We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time: premature optimization is the root of all evil. Yet we should not pass up our opportunities in that critical 3%.” - Donald Knuth Blackfire is built to let you find the 3%. Quick install, appealing and user-friendly UI.
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Python Community Interview With Bruno Oliveira
Bruno Oliveira is a core developer for pytest, the Python testing library. In this interview, we cover migrating a large codebase from C++ to Python, how to get started with pytest, and his love of Dark Souls.
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Super-charge Your Python Builds
With Man Group’s PartialTesting tool, you can speed up build-times and reduce compute requirements by running only the tests that matter and ignoring those that don’t!
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Developing Python With Poetry & Poetry2nix: Reproducible Flexible Python Environments
Learn how to use Nix to create highly reproducible Python builds that are aware of native dependencies.
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