Issue #505

The "zipimport" Module, Fast Async HTTP Requests, Versioning, PEP 669, and More

Dec. 28, 2021

The "zipimport" Module, Fast Async HTTP Requests, Versioning, PEP 669, and More
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Python Zip Imports: Distribute Modules and Packages Quickly
In this step-by-step tutorial, you’ll learn what Zip imports are and how to use them in Python. You’ll learn to create your own importable ZIP files and make them available for use. Finally, you’ll learn how to use the zipimport module to dynamically import code from ZIP files.
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Writing Fast Async HTTP Requests in Python
Different formats and code snippets to make a large amount of network requests locally, with controls for rate limiting and error handling.
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Should You Use Upper Bound Version Constraints?
package>=7 vs package>=7,<8: Should you be adding upper bounds to dependency version constraints in Python packages?
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PEP 669: Low Impact Monitoring for CPython
sing a profiler or debugger in CPython can have a severe impact on performance. Slowdowns by an order of magnitude are common. This PEP proposes an API for monitoring of Python programs running on CPython that will enable monitoring at low cost.
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Ordering Movie Credits With Graph Theory and Python
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