Issue #90


Nov. 1, 2013

 Python 2.6.9 released, curdling, the story of mod_python and much more.

Issue #90: KitKat 
Friday,  November 1st, 2013


Hi Pythonistas!


Lots to see happening in the Python community this week. Enjoy!

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News and Developments.


Python 2.6.9 Released (

This will be the final 2.6X series release.


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spyderlib (

A powerful open source IDE for Python written in Python.


half-moon-tagging (

Tag files in OSX Mavericks from the command line.


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YouTube like up/down ratings for Django, saves you the time of implementing it yourself.


actualvim (

A Sublime Text 3 input mode powered by vim. Allows you to use all the vim stuff(vimrc, plugins, etc) that you love in vim inside Sublime Text.


curdling (

A concurrent package manager for Python. The goal is to provide a speed up in package download/installation over pip and easy_install.


tmuxp (

A tmux session manager. Attempts to solve the pains of managing tmux workspaces.


isso (

An open source replacement for Disqus, which boasts better privacy settings than its counterpart. Pretty good looking too, check out the demo.


keybits-server (

Keybits allows you to set up a personal server so you can host your own pictures, blog, email, etc. Set it up easily with docker and ansible playbooks.


django-redisboard (

Install this app in your django project to get redis-monitoring and inspection in the django-admin. Supports server statistics, key summaries and value introspection of lists and sorted sets.  



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mod_python: The Long Story (

Nice story on open source contribution and the growth of mod_python.

Javascript Gotcha for Pythonistas: Bound Methods (

An interesting contrast between binding in Javascript and things we take for granted in Python.

Intro to Pandas Data Structures (

A three part series, which takes you from total noob in Pandas to doing some pretty cool data analysis with movie data.

Tulip: Async I/O for Python 3 (

Guido talks about his goals and the approach to the problem of including an event loop in Python 3 standard library.

uWSGI Brings Real Time To Django (

Now uWSGI supports websockets out of the box. Easily implement websockets in your application and serve Websockets on the same port as standard REST traffic.


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