| Building Custom Middleware in FastAPI |
Middleware in a web stack framework is able to intercept all requests allowing you to write common request processing code across all your views. This article shows you how to write middleware for FastAPI.
Python Basics Exercises: Object-Oriented Programming
In this Python Basics Exercises course, you’ll review OOP, or object-oriented programming. You’ll practice creating classes, using classes to create new objects, and instantiating classes with attributes.
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Top Considerations For Addressing Risks in the OWASP Top 10 For LLMs
OWASP recently created a top 10 LLM security risks list based on the views of nearly 500 experts, including Snyk. Take a deep dive into the risks, actionable insights, and best practices to consider for protecting against this list of highest risk issues →
Python 3.11 vs Python 3.12: Performance Testing
Włodzimierz ran over 90 benchmarks on both Python 3.11 and 3.12 on two different machines. This post shows the resulting data, and how the choice of processor can impact whether 3.11 or 3.12 is faster.
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Python 3.13.0 Alpha 1 Is Now Available
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Discussion on PEP 730: Adding iOS as a Supported Platform
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Welcoming PyPI’s Safety & Security Engineer Mike Fiedler
You may remember a recent Python Package Index (PyPI) announcement about hiring a full-time security engineer. We’ve also mentioned several current security initiatives from PyPI. This week on the show, we talk with Mike Fiedler about accepting this new role and securing accounts on PyPI.
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Great Resources a Beginner Might Not Find So Easily
Are you having trouble making the modules work together in a larger project? Have you tried looking at popular projects as models, but were put off by their size and scope, or found it hard to see why they did the things they did? Resources about this do exist, but they’re scattered all over …unless you know where to look.
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We Have to Talk About Flask
The most recent release of Flask and Werkzeug have introduced backwardly incompatible changes that are effecting popular add-ons. Miguel writes about how this is a common occurrence and why it keeps happening.
Bullets of Vaguely Silvery Hue
Fred Brooks wrote “No Silver Bullet” in the mid-1980’s, explaining why the massive improvements in hardware speed were not reflected as a massive improvement in software productivity. This article is still argued about today, and James deconstructs it, walking you through what is still relevant.
Innovate Faster With Ready-Made Edge AI Reference Kits
Build AI solutions that run efficiently at the edge. Raise throughput, lower latency, and speed up AI inference with the OpenVINO toolkit and our Edge AI Reference Kits.
Security Developer-in-Residence 2023 Q3 Report
This report is by the new Security Developer-in-Residence Seth Larson and summarizes all the work he has been involved with in Q3 of 2023. It talks about Python being authorized as a CVE Numbering Authority, the CPython vulnerability database, OpenSSF Day, and more.
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Random Thoughts 15 Years Into Software Engineering
Ryan shares his thoughts, in no particular order, on the big picture of writing software at a variety of companies over his 15 year career. They range from “Try not to think in absolutes” to “Aggressively manage scope”. Read on for his insights.
Replacing a String in Python
In this video course, you’ll learn how to remove or replace a string or substring. You’ll go from the basic string method .replace() all the way up to a multi-layer regex pattern using the sub() function from Python’s re module.
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Deploying a Django + Nginx Application to a VPS With Ansible
This article walks you through the process of deploying a Django-on-Nginx application to Amazon Lightsail. It uses Docker to build and containerise the app and Ansible to automate the deployment.
Progress on No-GIL CPython
This post sums up the progress and thinking on the no-GIL work in Python. It summarizes some of the PEPs involved as well as active conversations in the discussion groups.
Python Gotcha: Comparisons
Comparing two numerical variables in Python can have surprising results if you aren’t aware of some common gotchas. This post covers a couple of the common ones.
Developing an Asynchronous Task Queue in Python
This tutorial looks at how to implement several asynchronous task queues using the Python multiprocessing library and Redis.
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