Issue #447

Python on .NET, Malicious Packages, Quantum Computing, and More

Nov. 17, 2020

Python on .NET, Malicious Packages, Quantum Computing, and More
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PyPy: Faster Python With Minimal Effort
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how you can use PyPy to improve the speed of your applications. You’ll see how PyPy compares with other Python implementations like CPython and learn about features that you can use to gain significant performance boosts without making changes to your code.
REAL PYTHON

Running Python on .NET 5
Pyjion is an alternative to the CPython runtime that compiles Python to ECMA CIL and uses .NET common language runtime to compile the CIL to machine code. Learn how Pyjion works, how it compares to other Python runtimes, and what the future holds for the project.
ANTHONY SHAW

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Hunting for Malicious Packages on PyPI
Jordan Wright installed every package on PyPI to look for malicious content. And he didn’t just inspect code, he actually ran the packages. Brave soul! Learn how he set-up this project and what he learned on his adventure.
JORDAN WRIGHT

Emulating Quantum Computing With Python
Learn how to use Python for quantum computing with the QuTiP package, including an introduction to qubits and noise in quantum systems.
DANTE SBLENDORIO

Wrapping C++ With Cython, Part I
Learn how to wrap a C++ library with Cython in order to expose a Python API.
ANTON ZHDAN-PUSHKIN • Shared by Anton ZHdan-Pushkin

Guido van Rossum (Creator of Python) Now Works at Microsoft
Retirement was “boring.”
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Nikola v8.1.2 Is Out
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CircuitPython 6.0.0-Rc.1 Released
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Discussions


The youtube-dl Repository Has Been Restored on GitHub With Help From the Electronic Frontier Foundation
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From Depressed Addict to Happy 25 Year Old: How Learning Python Helped Save My Life
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Python Jobs


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Senior Software Engineer (Remote)
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Articles & Tutorials


Python and PyQt: Creating Menus, Toolbars, and Status Bars
In this step-by-step tutorial, you’ll learn how to create, customize, and use Python menus, toolbars, and status bars for creating GUI applications using PyQt.
REAL PYTHON

5 Uses of Asterisks in Python
You probably know the * operator as the multiplication operator in Python. But did you know that there are four other uses for it that have nothing to do with multiplication?
YANG ZHOU

Become a Python Guru With PyCharm
PyCharm is the Python IDE for Professional Developers by JetBrains providing a complete set of tools for productive Python, Web and scientific development. Be more productive and save time while PyCharm takes care of the routine →
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Introduction to Linear Algebra for Applied Machine Learning With Python
Need a quick reference for Linear Algebra? Look no further! This collection of notes covers all of the fundamentals and includes sample code in Python.
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73 Examples to Help You Master Python’s f-Strings
f-Strings might be one of the most beloved features in Python 3.6+. Here are 73 examples of how to use f-strings to improve your Python code.
MIGUEL BRITO

The Real Python Podcast – Episode #35: Security and Authorization in Your Python Web Applications
So you built a web application in Python. Now how are you going to authorize users? Security goes beyond authentication. Who gets to do what, where, and when? This week on the show, we have Sam Scott, chief technology officer from Oso. Oso is an open-source policy engine for authorization that you embed in your application.
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Get Distributed Tracing in your Python Apps with OpenTelemetry
Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how to get started with OpenTelemetry in Python, and how to help your organization successfully deliver value from distributed tracing.
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Our Experience With Hypothesis Testing (And Why Do We Love It So Much!)
The developers of Parsec, an open-source file-sharing solution, found themselves with a complex set of interacting components. In this article, the developers share how the hypothesis testing framework has made testing their application easier.
PARSEC

Make a Hugo Static Blog Inside a Django App
Can you build a statically generated blog into your Django app without using a subdomain, Django’s static files, or a reverse proxy? Yes, you can! Learn how and when you might use this approach in Matt Layman’s latest article.
MATT LAYMAN • Shared by Matt Layman

Python Pitfalls: Expecting the Unexpected
Save yourself hours of debugging by avoiding these common gotchas and pitfalls in your Python code.
MARTIN HEINZ • Shared by Martin Heinz

Kickstarter Projects: Do They Succeed?
Find out if Kickstarter projects succeed from a data science perspective.
ADITYA PAKAR


Projects & Code


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Pyjion: A JIT for Python Based Upon CoreCLR
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hypothesis: Hypothesis Is a Powerful, Flexible, and Easy to Use Library for Property-Based Testing
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linqit: Extends Python Lists With .NETs LINQ Functionality
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QuTiP: Quantum Toolbox in Python
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AstroPaint: Mock Maps of Astrophysical Signals
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jupylet: Game Programming in Jupyter Notebooks
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Pyxell: Programming Language Written in Python With ANTLR, Compiled to C++
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nikola: Static Website and Blog Generator
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pytorch_geometric_temporal: Dynamic Extension Library for PyTorch Geometric
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parsec-cloud: Open Source Dropbox-Like File Sharing With Full Client Encryption
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django-react-boilerplate: Minimalist Boilerplate for Django With React
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