Issue #64

Over 9000!

May 3, 2013

Over 9000!
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Issue #64: Over 9000!
Friday,  May 3rd, 2013


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mini (

Those of you interesting in writing interpreters and programming languages will definitely want to take a look at this repository and the accompanying screencast.

python-goose (

I know have looked for such a library for quite some time. Given a link, goose will try to extract, titles, videos, and various other meta tags. Pretty useful for embedded forms, that show user how data will be rendered. Awesome!


django-celery-transactions (

Django transaction support for Celery tasks.


parsimonious (

Parsimonious aims to be the fastest arbitrary-lookahead parser written in pure Python—and the most usable. Pretty cool, check out the simple examples.


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More web scraping with Python (and a map) (

Why Tuples? (

Talks about the uses of tuples, and  why they should be used and when.

Creating Map Visualizations in <10 lines of Python (

This is pretty incredible blog post with the creator of vincent, which allows him to quickly create map visualizations.

Recognizing Numbers (

Pretty cool library in SymPy, called nsimplify, which simplifies/recognizes mathematical expressions, very cool.

Why virtualenvwrapper is (Mostly) Not Written In Python (

Seeing that this is a frequently asked question Doug Hellmann has decided to write up why.

Lessons Learned Defying Joel Spolsky with Django (




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