Issue #81


Aug. 30, 2013

 Gunicorn 1.8.0, Guido Q&A on Slashdot and much more.

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Friday,  August 30th, 2013

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News and Developments.


Gunicorn 18.0 Released! (

Looks like gunicorn has revised their versioning numbers, this release contains many bug fixes and new features.

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Starting to learn Django. Should I move from Python 2.7 to 3? (




pcode (

This is a windows based Python 3 IDE. Sports a simple UI and all the other features you would expect in a modern IDE like refactoring support, project management, etc.


python-ftfy (

Dealing with Unicode can be a pain. python-ftfy takes Unicode text and makes its representation consistent and less broken.


regexpbuilder (

Make regexes easier to read and maintain by composing them with chained methods and variables.


sixpack (

Interested in a cross-platform A/B Testing Framework all written in Python and supported almost anywhere.


moviepy (

This is a package for script-based movie editing, which enables basic operations (cuts, concatenations, title insertions) to be done in a few lines. This is pretty incredible.



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Guido Van Rossum AMA on Slashdot (


Understanding the FFT Algorithm (

The Fast Fourier Transform is a very important algorithm in signal processing and data analysis. In this post the author gives a great breakdown of the math and the code behind implementing this algorithm with the goal of helping understanding.


Simple Text Classification with Python and TextBlob (

Nice article to accompany the TextBlob module, those of you looking to check it out, this is worth the read.


A Guide to Analyzing Python Performance (

Nice primer guide to analyzing performance in Python.


Names and Values: Making a Board Game (


Long Running Processes in Python (


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