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News


Django Rest Framework -- Getting Ready to Merge 3.0 to Master.
Little update from the Kickstarter for Django Rest Framework
kickstarter.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Re-election of the DSF Board: Call for candidates
The DSF Board is re-electing some of its positions and is currently opening a call for candidates. Interested in declaring your candidacy? Check out the post for instructions.
djangoproject.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
PyCharm Educational Edition released
A new free and open source version of PyCharm is out. The new education edition includes special educational help novice programmers learn the craft and help teachers teach courses with Python.
jetbrains.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Discussion


Black Magic: Advanced OOP
reddit.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Jobs


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Projects


didyoumean
Neat. "Did You Mean?" Functionality on AttributeLookup. Typed an incorrect object attribute, didyoumean will suggest attribute names so you can easily correct your code.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
hangups
A third party instant messaging client for Google Hangouts.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
nightmare
A distributed fuzzing testing suite with web administration.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
importd
Django based mini framework inspired from Sinatra. Get a simple web up and running quickly with no fuss.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
mps-youtube
A terminal based YouTube player and downloader
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
cider
This is awesome. Cider is a simple wrapper for Homebrew and Homebrew cask that allows you to save your OSX setup and bootstrap it on a new machine or in a fresh install.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
python-json-patch
Library to apply JSON Patches according to RFC 6902.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
template-python
A Python project template that supports everything you could imagine you need for your next Python project including tools to set up virtualenvs, do static analysis and prepare/upload releases.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
coastermelt
The coastermelt project is an effort to make open source firmware for creatively repurposing BD-R drives. Check out cool promo video here
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Lost-Photos-Found
This is really useful. Allows you to recover image files hidden in the depths of your Gmail account in old emails. Check it out.
github.com
Shared by @caio1982
 

Articles


Simple Graphing with IPython and Pandas
Nice tutorial to get up and started with iPython, Pandas and Matplotlib. Manipulate your data with pandas, and then plot it with matplotlib on iPython.
pbpython.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Bootstrapped virtualenvs
Simple tip for bootstrapping your environment using a `postmkvirtualenv` script which is supported by virtualenvwrapper.
codeinthehole.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
File uploads to Amazon S3 in Django
Getting file uploads working in django with Amazon can sometimes be a pain, check out this tutorial to guide you step by step through the process of getting it setup.
marksblogg.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Encrypted SQLite Databases with Python and SQLCipher
Use this tutorial to learn how to encrypt your SQLite databases and write Python code to interact with them.
charlesleifer.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
knockknock
KnockKnock is command line python script that displays persistent OS X binaries that are set to execute automatically at each boot.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Ultimate Front End Development Setup for django development
Really detailed guide to get setup with Gulp and bower in your Django project to support minifiying and post-processing files, as well as support LiveReload.
revsys.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Django vs Flask vs Pyramid: Choosing a Python Web Framework
This post presents a nice comparison to help you choose the between the Django, Flask and Pyramid web frameworks.
airpair.com
Shared by @elldudley
 
rencode
Python module for fast (basic) object serialization similar to bencode.
github.com
Shared by @andrew_resch
 
Kickstarting Flask on Ubuntu - Setup and Deployment
Getting it Started.
realpython.com
Shared by @rochacbruno
 
pyrsistent
An implementation of a immutable data structures in Python. The collection types currently implemented are PVector (list), PMap (dict), PSet (set), PBag (Counter), PList (singly linked list) and PDeque (deque).
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Fluent interface in python
kracekumar.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
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