Issue #493

All Things Python 3.10, Proportional Fonts, Python Editors, and More

Oct. 5, 2021

All Things Python 3.10, Proportional Fonts, Python Editors, and More
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Python 3.10: Cool New Features for You to Try
Explore some of the coolest and most useful features in Python 3.10. You’ll appreciate more user-friendly error messages, learn about how you can handle complicated data structures with structural pattern matching, and explore new enhancements to Python’s type system.
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Python 3.10: Official Download Links and Changelog
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Python 3.10 Release Party Stream
A recording of the Python 3.10 Release Stream with Pablo Galindo, CPython Core Developer and Python 3.10 Release Manager, and Leon Sandøy.
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Python 3.10 Is Out Now—When Should You Start Using It?
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Python 3.11 Will Get “Zero Cost” Exception Handling
With “Zero-cost” exceptions the cost of try statements is almost eliminated when no exception is raised.
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Coverage 6.0 Has Been Released
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Django 3.2.8 Has Been Released
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Discussions


What Defines a Number in Python? The Question May Be Harder Than You Think…
Static type-checkers such as Mypy have grown increasingly popular in recent years in the Python community, yet it’s surprisingly difficult to write a type hint that will accept any number. This answer on Stack Overflow digs into why.
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Why Does It Feel Like Everyone Is Trying to Play Code Golf?
Why explicit is better than implicit, or in Martin Fowler’s words: “Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand.”
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Articles & Tutorials


Make Your Python App Interactive With a Text User Interface
Have you wanted to create a Python application that goes further than a command-line interface? You would like it to have a friendly interface but don’t want to make a GUI (Graphical User Interface) or web application. Maybe a TUI (Text User Interface)would be a perfect fit for the project. This week on the show, it’s Will McGugan talking about his projects Textual and Rich.
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Multiple Queues With Django Celery: When and How to Use Them
How to work with multiple queues in Celery, when you need it and how to set it up. The tutorial includes file processing and DNS lookups for domains of email addresses. Also, docker-compose.yml is covered for local development.
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Hosting a Django Project on Heroku
In this step-by-step project, you’ll learn about hosting Django projects in the cloud using Heroku, a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) provider used by many startups and developers.
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Proportional Fonts and Yapf vs Black
How to set up VSCode to deal nicely with proportional fonts and set up automated code formatting that leads to a visually pleasing result.
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Code Style Matters
An article about the importance of having a consistent Python coding style and tools that can help you achieve this goal.
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An Intro to Python Editors
Learn about some of the most popular Python editors in this tutorial. Includes info on PyCharm, WingIDE, VSCode, and IDLE
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PostgreSQL vs Python for Data Evaluation: What, Why, and How
A primer on using PostgreSQL to more efficiently perform your data evaluation tasks done in Excel, R, or Python.
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Docker Best Practices for Python Developers
A look at several best practices to make your Dockerfiles and images cleaner, leaner, and more secure.
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Create a Stunning PDF Flyer in Python With borb
This guide shows you how to create a nice-looking PDF flyer in Python using the borb PDF library.
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Writing Python Extensions in Assembly
How to write a CPython Extension in 100% assembly.
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How SQL Injection Is Explored: Using IBM and Python as Example
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Projects & Code


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Confusables: Unicode Normalizing Library to Parse Attacker Text as English
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runtype: Utilities for Run-Time Type Validation and Multiple Dispatch
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Jupytext: Jupyter Notebooks as Markdown Documents or Python Scripts
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wonk: Combine AWS Policy Files Into Smaller Compiled Policy Sets
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pyan: Static Call Graph Generator for Python 3
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📆🐍 Upcoming Python Events


⋅ Real Python Office Hours (Virtual) October 6, 2021

⋅ PyCon ZA 2021 October 7 to October 9, 2021

⋅ Canberra Python Meetup October 7, 2021

⋅ Sydney Python User Group (SyPy) October 7, 2021

⋅ Reunión Python Valencia October 7, 2021

⋅ Python Miami October 9 to October 10, 2021

⋅ PyDelhi User Group Meetup October 9, 2021
Happy Pythoning!
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