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Fourier Transforms, Executing Bytecode, Python Simulations, and More

Nov. 3, 2020

Fourier Transforms, Executing Bytecode, Python Simulations, and More
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Fourier Transforms With scipy.fft: Python Signal Processing
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use the Fourier transform, a powerful tool for analyzing signals with applications ranging from audio processing to image compression. You’ll explore several different transforms provided by Python’s scipy.fft module.
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Python Behind the Scenes #4: How Python Bytecode Is Executed
Here’s a joke you may have heard from Python developers: “Is Python interpreted or compiled? Yes.” When your program runs, the Python source code is compiled to bytecode. This in-depth article explores how bytecode gets executed.
VICTOR SKVORTSOV

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Simulating Real-World Processes in Python With SimPy
In this step-by-step course, you’ll see how you can use the SimPy package to model real-world processes with a high potential for congestion. You’ll create an algorithm to approximate a complex system, and then you’ll design and run a simulation of that system in Python.
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Five Advanced Django Tips
Dive into advanced django tips, including Q objects, annotations, prefetch objects, custom querysets, and custom model managers.
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An Illustration of Why Running Code During Import Is a Bad Idea (And How It Happens Anyway)
Code that runs when a module is imported is usually a code smell. But sometimes there’s no way around it.
CHRIS SIEBENMANN

The Python Developers Survey 2020 Has Been Extended Through November 7th
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Introducing Pants v2
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Pyston v2 Released
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Django Bugfix Releases Issued: 3.1.3, 3.0.11, and 2.2.17
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Raspberry Pi 400 Personal Computer Kit Now Available
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Discussions


A Case Against Functional Programming in Python
Is functional programming just lots of map()and filter() calls, or is it something else?
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I’m Deploying My First Data Science App…is Learning All This Par for the Course?
Swimming in a sea of git, cron, SSH, and Linux. Am I doing this right?
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Articles & Tutorials


The Real Python Podcast – Episode #33: Going Beyond the Basic Stuff With Python and Al Sweigart
You probably have heard of the bestselling Python book, “Automate the Boring Stuff with Python.” What are the next steps after starting to dabble in the Python basics? Maybe you’ve completed some tutorials, created a few scripts, and automated repetitive tasks in your life. This week on the show, we have author Al Sweigart to talk about his new book, “Beyond the Basic Stuff with Python: Best Practices for Writing Clean Code.”
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A Django REST API in a Single File
Can you build an entire Django application in a single file? Well, yes, you can! Explore how to make a small Django API using only Django core features that all contained in—you guessed it—just one file.
ADAM JOHNSON

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OpenPyXL: Working with Microsoft Excel Using Python
Ah, Excel. Everyone loves to hate it. But let’s face it. Excel is one of the most popular pieces of software ever written. But you love Python, not Excel, which is why you might want to learn OpenPyXL.
MIKE DRISCOLL

Get Started With Django Part 3: Django View Authorization
This tutorial covers how to restrict your web pages to users with different roles through Django view authorization. You’ll learn about HttpRequest.user objects, view decorators that authenticate, and how to notify your users with the Django messages framework.
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Writing Performant Parallel Python Code
“In what cases is the use of libraries for concurrent application development appropriate and can result in increased performance using Python?”
THIAGO CANDIDO

Profile, Understand & Optimize Code Performance
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Build Your Next Project With Wolfram Alpha API and Python
WolframAlpha is a powerful search and computation engine. Learn how to use it’s API to bring its functionality into your own Python programs!
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Modern Test-Driven Development in Python
Interested in how TDD works? This guide will walk you through the process, using modern tools and techniques, from start to finish.
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What I Wish I Knew as a Junior Dev
Some of these are things even senior devs need to be reminded of sometimes!
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stumpy: Library for Computing a Matrix Profile
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