Issue #69


June 7, 2013

DjangoCon EU Videos, A Pythoneers Directory and much more.

Issue #69: Air
Friday,  June 7th, 2013

Hi Pythonistas!

Tons of stuff happening this week! Enjoy!


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News and Developments.


Code of Conduct For Python Community (


Tornado 3.0.2 Released (

Updated to the version of the Twitter API, which is going to be discontinued June 11th, please upgrade if you make use of TwitterMixin.


DjangoCon EU 2013 videos released (

If you couldn’t be at DjangoCon EU this year the closest you can get to the DjangoCon experience is to check out the videos.


PEP 443 Single-dispatch generic functions (



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openstack-docker (

If you haven’t heard of docker already, it is a tool to automate the deployment of applications into self sufficient Linux containers. Openstack-docker allows you to deploy docker on Openstack.


PlexConnect (

This is neat. PlexConnect allows you to use Plex on an stock Apple TV.. Check out the README for more details.

origami (

Origami is a lightweight package that allows you to serialize objects into a binary format.  


E.V.E. (

If you have been envious of seeing Jarvis the computer in Iron Man or would like to interact with your computer like the one on Star Trek this project is right up your alley. Click through to check out all the awesome.


graph-explorer (

Graph-explorer is an enhanced dashboard for Graphite. Lots of good here, click through for very detailed documentation.

hooked (

A git hook plugin system built using python.

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A Pythoneers Directory (

Proposed Python developer directory, that allows you query and contact python developers all over. Tons of discussion in the comments.


Python one liners (

A list of well known Python one liners, give it a look. I always find something new.


What single-dispatch generic functions mean for you (

If you are unsure about what the new proposed single-dispatch generic functions are useful for you will definitely want to read this article.


DRY Principles through Python Decorators (

Awesome post on how to use Python decorator to dry up code and provide reusable decorators.


Python and curses – A small textbox selection example. (

Nice little introduction to curses library in python to build a small textbox selection tool.


Random Forests in Python (

Python Big Picture -- What's the "roadmap"? (



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