Issue #49


Jan. 18, 2013

 2Scoops of Django, Baboon Project, and much more. 

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Two Scoops of Django (
Brought you by Django sweethearts Daniel Greenfeld and Audrey Roy. This book contains insights for new to intermediate Django developer as well as best practices for Django 1.5.

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How do we convince our boss to send us to PyCon? (


doko (
Interesting command line tool for determining location with various different strategies.

pypush (
Cool little project for handling remote file async in real time. This program monitor specific folders for changes and uploads them remotely for backup.

sublime-snake (
Need a break on those long coding marathons. Check out this simple

baboon project (
Ever been working a super late night to get that super secret project and as you are about to call it a night, you are greeted by the beautiful merge conflict message. This project aims to let you know as soon as conflict occur in real time. (
Implementation of of the missing “batteries” when it comes to functional programming in Python.  Those of you interested functional programming in python should check this out.

simpleai (


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Hacking Super Mario Bros. with Python (
This is pretty amazing article on how versatile python really is. With a few hours to kill Jake decided to scrape super mario roms to make some gifs with actual super mario images with numpy and matplotlib.

An introduction to pytest (
There are plenty of Python Testing frameworks out there and pytest is another one that seems to be picking up some steam. This is a pretty exhaustive introduction to pytest, so definitely a worthwhile read if this is something you are looking to learn about.

Realtime Django Using Node.js and Redis (
This article goes through one way to build real time apps using Django, redis, and node.js.

Implementing a Python OAuth 2 Provider - Part 2 (

Trends in Developers (


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