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Issue #195: Notes

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News


GPIO Zero: a friendly Python API for physical computing
This is amazing. A friendly Python API for physical computing with the Raspberry PI. Check it out.
raspberrypi.org
Shared by @ben_nuttall
 
Django 1.9 released
Check out the new hotness in Django 1.9. Upgrade your versions or click through for more details!
djangoproject.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
PyPy installable python packages
Wondering what python packages are installable on PyPy? Check this out.
pypy.org
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Discussion


GvR: The transition to Python 4 won't be like the transition to Python 3 ("we've learned our lesson")
reddit.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
TIL 'import antigravity'
reddit.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Jobs

Projects


glances
A cross-platform curses-based system monitoring tool written in Python.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
acme-tiny
Let's Encrypt is incredible. This tiny script can be used to issue and renew TLS certs from Let's Encrypt.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
microservices
Examples of Microservices written using Flask.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
conan
A distributed, open source, package manager for C/C++. Interesting.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
pick
Minimal password manager for OS X and Linux
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
vocabulary
Python Module to get Meanings, Synonyms and what not for a given word. Your Python module dictionary!
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
python-rapidjson
Python wrapper around RapidJSON. RapidJSON is an extremely fast C++ json serialization library.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
ripozo-oasis
This project boasts "How to turn your database into a ReSTful API in under 10 lines of code" check it out!
github.com
Shared by @ripozoframework
 
deepdreamer
Easy to configure Python program that make use of Google's DeepDream.
github.com
Shared by @kesara_nr
 

Articles


Creating standalone Mac OS X applications with Python and py2app
This is pretty cool. If you are looking to create distributable standalone apps for OSX this is the article for you. In this tutorial the author creates a simple Tkinter mac desktop app and packages with py2app.
metachris.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
If I were designing Python's import from scratch
Some thoughts from core Python developer Brett Cannon of how he would design Python's import if he were starting from scratch.
snarky.ca
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Optimizing slow Django REST Framework performance
A look at Django REST Framework performance and how to fix some common performance problems that pop up.
github.io
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Python List Comprehensions: Explained Visually
Can we do an issue without explaining List comprehensions or decorators? Probably not! This is another nice article looking at List Comprehensions in a visual way.
treyhunner.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Better tests for Redis integrations with redislite
Introduces a pretty cool tool called redislite and teaches how to use it to solidify your redis code base.
obeythetestinggoat.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Using Numba for Performance Gains
This post looks at how Numba can be used to speed up a finance example with minimal effort.
ipython.org
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Visualize sklearn trees with D3
So cool. See the actual rules that classification trees use!
planspace.org
Shared by @myusuf3
 
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