Issue #96


Dec. 13, 2013

 DjangoCon EU, Coverage 3.7.1, DissidentX and much more.

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News and Developments.

Reviving Django Update posts (

The Django team has announced plans to resurrect update blog posts on the development for Django 1.7 to keep the community updated.


DjangoCon EU to be held on an island! (

Looks like DjangoCon EU will be taking place May 12-17th, 2014 on L'île des Embiez, an Island in France. The entire island!


Coverage 3.7.1 Released (

This is mostly a performance release for the HTML report.


Pydev 3.1.0 Released (



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DissidentX (

A Censorship resistance tool by Bram Cohen. It stenographically encodes messages in files.



A framework for developing a Mac intrusion detection analysis system.


bamboo (

This is an application that simplifies realtime data analysis. bamboo provides an interface for merging, aggregating and adding algebraic calculations to dynamic datasets.


telegraphy (

Telegraphy provides real time events for WSGI Python applications with additional features such as event filtering, subscription persistence and authorization/authentication. Let us know what you think!


envdir (

This is a Python port of daemontools' tool envdir. It works on Windows and other systems which can run Python. It's well tested and doesn't need a compiler to be installed.


timesched (

Simple time scheduler application, worth a look for you still trying to get a hold on Angular.js and timezones in Python.


dejavu (

Ever wonder how Shazam works? Audio fingerprinting and recognition algorithm implemented in Python!




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Adding Stack Traces To Log Messages (


Advanced Regular Expression Tips and Techniques (

Regular expressions can be opaque to the best of us at times. Check out this post to learn some advanced Regex techniques in Python.


Constructing Color Gradients with Python (

Wondering how you programmatically create gradients in your Python visualizations, check out this great explanation with code examples.


Flask Testing with Mock and Nose (

Great tutorial to get started testing your Flask app with Nose and a nice introduction to Mock.


Improve Your Python: Understanding Unit Testing (

This is a fantastic and detailed guide to unit testing in Python. If you are looking to level up your testing knowledge this is a great place to start.


Natural Language Processing in the kitchen (

At the Los Angeles Times they have put together a Holiday Edition of the california cookbook. This was put together using Natural Language processing and Python. Check out the post for details and code samples.

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