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C/C++ and Python, The Future of Numerical Python, Interview with Michael Kennedy, and More

Sept. 15, 2020

C/C++ and Python, The Future of Numerical Python, Interview with Michael Kennedy, and More
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Under the Hood of Calling C/C++ From Python
Take a walk through internals of ctypes, libffi, binary extensions, and other tools that power seamless interoperability of CPython and C.
ANTON ZHDAN-PUSHKIN • Shared by Anton Zhdan-Pushkin

Data-Oriented Programming in Python
Python’s success in scientific and numerical computing is based largely on the performance of libraries like NumPy and SciPy. What is is that makes NumPy so effective, and where is numerical Python is headed in the future?
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Shrink Your Conda Docker Images With conda-pack
If you’re building a Docker image that’s based on Conda, the resulting images can be huge. Learn one way to do shrink image sizes, by combining the conda-pack tool with multi-stage builds.
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The Real Python Podcast – Episode #26: 5 Years Podcasting Python with Michael Kennedy: Growth, GIL, Async, and More
Why is Python pulling in so many new programmers? Maybe some of that growth is from Python being a full-spectrum language. This week on the show we have Michael Kennedy, the host of the podcast “Talk Python to Me”. Michael reflects on five years of podcasting about Python, and many of the changes he has seen in the Python landscape.
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Python 101 2nd Edition Released
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seaborn 0.11.0 Is Now Available
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All Python Versions Less Than 3.6 Are Now EOL
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Discussions


timeit and Its default_timer Completely Disagree
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Happy 1600000000 Seconds Since Epochs Everyone!
As u/bananaEmpanada eloquently put it: Happy GNU year!
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Serving a Machine Learning Model with FastAPI and Streamlit
Both FastAPI and Streamlit are quickly gainaing popularity in the Python ecosystem. Learn how to use them together to deploy a machine learning model with a fast API and modern web interface.
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Command Line Interfaces in Python
Command line arguments are the key to converting your programs into useful and enticing tools that are ready to be used in the terminal of your operating system. In this course, you’ll learn their origins, standards, and basics, and how to implement them in your program.
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Plot With Pandas: Python Data Visualization for Beginners
In this tutorial, you’ll get to know the basic plotting possibilities that Python provides in the popular data analysis library pandas. You’ll learn about the different kinds of plots that pandas offers, how to use them for data exploration, and which types of plots are best for certain use cases.
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Reading HTML Tables With Pandas
The pandas read_html() function can quickly scrape data from HTML tables. Learn how to use it, as well as some techniques for cleaning HTML data.
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Exploring Euler’s Methods for Solving ODEs
A great way to get comfortable with math concepts is to program them, and Python is a great language for exploring mathematical ideas, even if it’s not always the most efficient.
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From Concept to Live in Two Weeks With Django
How can you build a fully functional web application for a customer in a short period of time? Matt shares his experience building such a web app for a nonprofit organization while participating in a local virtual hackathon in Frederick, MD.
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Python 101: An Intro to Working With JSON
Learn the basics of working with JSON with Python.
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