Issue #496

Idiomatic Python, GIL Removal Meeting, PyCon 2022, Django 4.0, and More

Oct. 26, 2021

Idiomatic Python, GIL Removal Meeting, PyCon 2022, Django 4.0, and More
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Writing Idiomatic Python
What are the programming idioms unique to Python? This course is a short overview for people coming from other languages and an introduction for beginners to the idiomatic practices within Python. You’ll cover truth values, looping, DRY principles, and the Zen of Python.
REAL PYTHON course

Notes From the Meeting on Python GIL Removal Between Python Core and Sam Gross
“During the annual Python core development sprint we held a meeting with Sam Gross, the author of nogil, a fork of Python 3.9 that removes the GIL. This is a non-linear summary of the meeting.”
ŁUKASZ LANGA

Analyze Code-Level Application Performance Across Your Entire Environment With Datadog APM
Datadog’s distributed tracing and APM generates flame graphs from real requests, enabling you to visualize app performance and pinpoint hard-to-reproduce problems in your production code. Without switching tools, you can pivot to related logs and metrics for full context. Try Datadog APM free →
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PEP 660: Editable Installs for pyproject.toml Based Builds (Wheel Based)
“Now that PEP 517 provides a mechanism to create alternatives to setuptools, and decouple installation front ends from build backends, we need a new mechanism to install packages in editable mode.”
PYTHON.ORG

Django 4.0 Beta 1 Released
Check out the work-in-progress development release notes for more details.
DJANGO SOFTWARE FOUNDATION

PyCon US 2022: Conference Website Launched
PyCon US 2022 takes place in Salt Lake City, Utah from April 27, 2022 to May 5, 2022.
PYCON.ORG

Vicky Twomey-Lee Awarded the PSF Community Service Award for Q3 2021
PYTHON SOFTWARE FOUNDATION


Discussions


What Is Your Most Controversial Python-Related Opinion?
“I like lambdas.”
REDDIT


Python Jobs


Full Stack Software Engineer Django/Postgres/React (Washington D.C.)
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Senior Python Engineer @ Moody's AI & ML Center of Excellence (New York, NY, USA)
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Articles & Tutorials


The Composition Over Inheritance Principle
“In Python as in other programming languages, this grand principle encourages software architects to escape from Object Orientation and enjoy the simpler practices of Object Based programming instead.”
BRANDON RHODES

Using the “not” Boolean Operator in Python
In this step-by-step tutorial, you’ll learn how Python’s “not” operator works and how to use it in your code. You’ll get to know its features and see what kind of programming problems you can solve by using “not” in Python.
REAL PYTHON

How to Quickly Label Data for Machine Learning
With Toloka, you can control the accuracy and speed of data labeling to develop high performing ML models.  Our platform supports annotation for image classification, semantic segmentation, object detection, named entity recognition, sentiment analysis, speech recognition, text classification →
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Using the len() Function in Python
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how and when to use the len() Python function. You’ll also learn how to customize your class definitions so that objects of a user-defined class can be used as arguments in len().
REAL PYTHON

PEP 670 [Draft]: Convert Macros to Functions in the Python C API
“Converting macros and static inline functions to regular functions makes these regular functions accessible to projects which use Python but cannot use macros and static inline functions.”
PYTHON.ORG

A NASA TV Still Frame Viewer in Python
Spacestills is a Python program for viewing NASA TV still frames. It’s a learning project based on the PySimpleGUI GUI framework.
PAOLO AMOROSO

A New, Free Python Code Quality & Security Scanner With Real-Time Scanning
Like Grammarly for your code. Scan your Python code for quality & security issues, and get fix advice in your IDE. Get started with Snyk for free.
SNYK.IOsponsor

Storing Data on a Cassette Using Arduino and Python (Differential Manchester Encoding)
ZENINSTRUMENTS.BLOGSPOT.COM

What the global Statement Really Means in Python
LUCA CHIODINI

Building a Recommendation Engine Inside Postgres With Python and Pandas
CRAIG KERSTIENS

Forgot to Set Up a Custom Exception Hook? Perhaps It Is Not Too Late
ANDRE ROBERGE


Projects & Code


noaa-apt-decoder: Decoding NOAA Weather Satellite Images Using Python
GITHUB.COM/JCH15

nMigen: Python Toolbox for Building Complex Digital Hardware
GITHUB.COM/NMIGEN

traviscli: Semantically Version Your Python Project on TravisCI
GITHUB.COM/HASII2011 • Shared by Humberto Sanchez II

Ordained: An Opinionated Template for Python Packages
BRYAN WOOD • Shared by Bryan Wood

staircase: Data Analysis and Manipulation With Mathematical Step Functions
STAIRCASE.DEV • Shared by Riley Clement

django-dynamic-admin-forms: Add Simple Interactions to Django Admin
PYPI.ORG

fork-purger: Delete All of Your Forked Repositories on Github
GITHUB.COM/REDNAFI • Shared by Redowan Delowar

DearPyGui 1.0.0: A GPU Accelerated Python GUI Framework
GITHUB.COM/HOFFSTADT

📆🐍 Upcoming Python Events


⋅ Plone Conference 2021 Online October 23 to November 1, 2021

⋅ Weekly Real Python Office Hours Q&A (Virtual) October 27, 2021

⋅ PyData Global 2021 October 28 to October 31, 2021

⋅ PythOnRio Meetup October 30, 2021

⋅ Melbourne Python Users Group November 1, 2021

⋅ PyCon Chile November 5 to November 8, 2021

⋅ deploy by DigitalOcean November 16 to November 17, 2021
Happy Pythoning!
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