Issue #437

Python in Space, Automate Your Morning Routine, PEP 622 Update, and More

Sept. 8, 2020

Python in Space, Automate Your Morning Routine, PEP 622 Update, and More
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Discover the Role of Python in Space Exploration
In this learning path from Microsoft, you’ll get an introduction to Python, and be inspired to learn, discover, and create using Python-based data science and machine learning to help generate knowledge about the world beyond Earth.
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One Bash Command to Start the Day
When faced with the repetitive task of opening the same browser tabs, the same code IDE, and starting the same local server to start her workday, one resourceful Pythonista wrote a Python script to simplify her morning routine.
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Beyond the Cache with Python
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“Structural Pattern Matching” for Python, Part 2
The saga of PEP 622 continues with updates to the proposed structure of the match statement—which has some similarities to a switch statement—and a discussion on the best way to document objections to a PEP.
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An Introduction to Reactive Programming in Python
Learn how to write event-driven code using the RxPY library, which is the Python implementation of the ReactiveX framework.
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Test Smarter, Not harder
The more tests a project has, the better, right? Well, maybe not!
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Python 3.5.10 Is Now Available
This could be the last release for 3.5!
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Discussions


The Costs of Running a Python Webapp for 55k Monthly Users
True costs depend on so many factors, and there are tons of scenarios and strategies discussed in this thread.
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Why Doesn’t Python Give Any Error When Quotes Around a String Do Not Match?
How well do you know your quotes?
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Articles & Tutorials


Asynchronously Opening and Closing Files in Asyncio
Python has no support for asynchronous file operations. But some operating systems support asynchronous file I/O, and languages such as .NET come with this support built-in. So how could you go about implementing this in Python?
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Building A Concurrent Web Scraper With Python and Selenium
Learn how to speed up your web scrapers with some multithreading.
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Python Developers Are in Demand on Vettery
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The Real Python Podcast – Episode #25: Data Version Control in Python and Real Python Video Transcripts
Wouldn’t it be nice to a use a form of version control for data? Something that would allow you to track and version your datasets and models. Well, that’s what the tool called DVC is designed to do. This week on the show, David Amos is here and he’s brought another batch of PyCoder’s Weekly articles and projects.
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fastcore: An Underrated Python Library
fastcore is a Python library that extends the language with utilities designed to enhance productivity. Learn about the different features fastcore provides, and then check out the project on GitHub to learn how the features are implemented.
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Software Engineering Tips and Best Practices for Data Science
Jupyter notebooks are a great way to explore data, but they are limited when it comes to producing something that is extensible and maintainable. Get an overview of software engineering best practices designed to help data scientists move beyond the notebook.
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Exploring HTTPS and Cryptography in Python
In this course, you’ll gain a working knowledge of the various factors that combine to keep communications over the Internet safe. You’ll see concrete examples of how to keep information secure and use cryptography to build your own Python HTTPS application.
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A Tax Attorney Uses Python
See how one tax attorney uses Python to automate grueling and repetitive tasks and improve his business. While the article is non-technical, it’s always fun to see how Python is used in diverse fields.
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PyTorch vs Tensorflow for Your Python Deep Learning Project
PyTorch vs Tensorflow: Which one should you use? Learn about these two popular deep learning libraries and how to choose the best one for your project.
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fastcore: Python Supercharged for the Fastai Library
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makesite: Simple, Lightweight, and Magic-Free Static Site/Blog Generator for Python Coders
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hydra: Framework for Elegantly Configuring Complex Applications
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