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News


Continuum Analytics Releases Anaconda 2.0
This new release boasts direct setup of Python3 as well as the transition from PySide to PyQt. More details after the jump!
continuum.io
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Discussion


Why is it slower to iterate over a small string than a small list?
stackoverflow.com
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Jobs


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Projects


django-reportmail
We all have these nightly management commands we run, this app promises to keep you informed of its result once completed.
github.com
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Flask-Foundation
A foundation leveraging best practices that you can use to start building your flask applications with.
github.com
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pyminifier
Minify, obfuscate and compress your Python code.
github.com
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sql4pandas
Very cool. Compile and execute sql queries directly on pandas data frames.
github.com
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easyplot
Make generating Matplotlib plots fast, easy and reusable with this light wrapper.
github.com
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openduty
An open source Alerting and incident escalation tool similar to the popular paid product PagerDuty.
github.com
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grako
A parser generator. Grako accepts grammars in EBNF as input, and outputs memoizing PEG parsers in Python.
bitbucket.org
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onionshare
Securely and anonymously share a file of any size.
github.com
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everyonepanic
Calls you when your websites go down. Cool little app.
github.com
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pdfminer
kind of project I love finding in open source. we all need it, but no one wants to write it. Unlike other PDF-related tools, it focuses entirely on getting and analyzing text data, also provides exact location of text on page.
github.com
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ratticweb
This is the website part of the rattic password management solution, which allows you to easily manage your users and passwords.
github.com
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Articles


Method overriding in Python
Nice tips on inheritance and method overriding in Python.
github.io
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How keep Python 3 moving forward
Python core developer Brett Cannon gives his thoughts on how to keep Python 3 moving forward and what to do today if you are blocked on Porting your Python apps/libraries due to dependencies.
svbtle.com
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They key differences between Python 2 and 3
Useful iPython notebook of the key differences between Python 2 and 3. Nice reference material if you are looking to port your Python 2 app to Python 3.
ipython.org
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How do I Gevent?
Really nice extensive tutorial on Gevent. Provides plenty of background information, its pros and cons and how it all works by showing how to create a simple web crawler.
hownowstephen.com
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Python 3 is Killing Python 2
Very opinionated article for the quite demise of Python 3 and for continued progress on the Python 2* branch. Some compelling arguments, what do you think?
medium.com
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Python 3 can revive Python
A look at the ways in which Python 3 might be able to renew excitement in the Python programming language and some ideas for Python that might get developers excited.
medium.com
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Why you should give PonyORM a chance
Some explanation why you should give the new ORM on the block PonyORM a chance.
jakeaustwick.me
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Using Mocks in Python
Extensive introduction to mock library in Python with tons of examples. If you are looking to learn a few things about mock this article is a good resource.
drdobbs.com
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