Issue #444

A Faster CPython, Modulo in Practice, Isolating Code, and More

Oct. 27, 2020

A Faster CPython, Modulo in Practice, Isolating Code, and More
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Python Modulo in Practice: How to Use the % Operator
In this tutorial, you’ll learn about the Python modulo operator (%). You’ll look at the mathematical concepts behind the modulo operation and how the modulo operator is used with Python’s numeric types. You’ll also see ways to use the modulo operator in your own code.
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Implementation Plan for Speeding Up CPython
Core contributer Mark Shannon has a plan to increase CPython’s performance fivefold in four stages of updates.
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Pinpoint Hard-To-Reproduce Problems in Your Production Code Without Affecting Your App Performance.
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On Code Isolation in Python
How can you hide, or isolate, Python code in an application from potential bad actors? Learn several methods for doing so and why you should never run thirs party code in the same Python interpreter as your applications.
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The Real Python Podcast – Episode #32: Our New “Python Basics” Book & Filling the Gaps in Your Learning Path
Do you have gaps in your Python learning path? If you’re like me, you may have followed a completely random route to learn Python. This week on the show, David Amos is here to talk about the release of the Real Python book, “Python Basics: A Practical Introduction to Python 3”. The book is designed not only to get beginners up to speed but also to help fill in the gaps many intermediate learners may still have.
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Python Software Foundation Fellow Members for Q3 2020
Congratulations to all the new fellows!
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Discussions


Speeding Up CPython
Mark Shannon has a plan to speed up CPython roughly 5 times over four stages. The community opines.
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The youtube-dl GitHub Repo Has Received a DMCA Takedown Request From the RIAA
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Articles & Tutorials


How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot With Python, Part 1
If you’re new to Python, you might find yourself confused by some of the situations described in this article. Learn about five mistakes you could make, why they happen, and how to fix them.
MIGUEL BRITO

Using the Facade Pattern to Wrap Third-Party Integrations
“There are many ways we can create systems with layered architecture; one of the more popular techniques is to leverage Structural Design Patterns to create explicit relationships between classes. This post explores how the Facade Pattern can be used to wrap third-party integrations to improve software design.”
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Creating a Binary Search in Python
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Solving the Sequence Alignment Problem in Python
Sequence alignment is a method of pairing elements of two sequences under some constraints. It can be used to analyze sequences of biological data, such as nucleic acid sequences. Learn how solve the sequence alignment problem in Python using a brute-force method and a more efficient method that uses dynamic programming.
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Getting Started with OpenTelemetry and Distributed Tracing in Python
Learn why distributed tracing is the foundation for observability, and how to instrument your Python applications with OpenTelemetry in under 10 minutes.
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Level Up Your Skills With the Real Python Slack Community
In this guide, you’ll learn how to get the most out of your Real Python membership using the community Slack. You’ll learn some lesser-known features of Slack and see how to communicate your technical problems more effectively.
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Higher Kinded Types in Python
Higher kinded types (HKT) are a notion in type theory that can be really helpful in functional programming and typing tensors and matrices. HKTs aren’t supported yet in Python, but you can emulate them.
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Automating Photoshop
Learn how to automate Photoshop using Python and the Photoshop COM programming interface.
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Sorting-Algorithms-Visualizer: See How Sorting Algorithm Works With Pygame
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Faster-Cpython: How to Make CPython Faster
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Super-mario-bros-PPO-pytorch: Proximal Policy Optimization (PPO) Algorithm for Super Mario Bros
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