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Weekly dose of all things Python.
 
Tons of cool stuff this week. Enjoy.

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News and Developments


Python 3.4.0 RC2
Another release candidate check it out!
python.org
Shared by @myusuf3
 
import this
Hopefully this will stick around, we have plagued with inconsistency when it comes to python podcasts. Check out the first podcast!
soundcloud.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Python in Google Summer of Code 2014
The Python software foundation announces Python projects participating in Summer of Code this year as well as listing some information for students, such as FAQ's and deadlines. If you are a student interested in Summer of Code and Python you should check this out.
blogspot.ca
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Baroque Software
Commercial support for PyPy is alive. Need help let them know.
baroquesoftware.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Discussions


How Much Python Do I Need Know To Django?
reddit.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Jobs


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Projects


docker-registry
Host/deliver repositories and images with this registry server for Docker.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
pint
Pint is Python package to define, operate and manipulate physical quantities.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Flask API
Love Django REST Framework? You can now enjoy the same beautiful APIs within Flask.
flaskapi.org
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Mario level 1 In Python
Recreating the first level in Mario using PyGame. Awesome for anyone interested in build a 2D platformer.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
mistune
Another markdown parser but this one seems to boasts to be the fastest one out there in pure Python it has benchmarks to prove it.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
vroom
This is a tool to launch and test your vim plugins. Experimental and open to change but all the cool stuff is these days.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Articles


Markdown Parsers in Python
This is a nice roundup of all the Markdown parsers written in Python and all their respective advantages and disadvantages.
lepture.com
Shared by @lepture
 
My experience creating caniusepython3
Caniusepython3 is a project that determines from a list of requirements whether a project is upgradeable to Python 3. The author of this project goes though his experience creating it and lessons learned while doing so.
svbtle.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
xkcd 1313: Regex Golf (Part 2: Infinite Problems)
Peter Norvig investigated Regex Golf with a small Program in a iPython notebook in part 1. In Part two the topic is revisited based on suggestions he had received by email. Great read!
ipython.org
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Part One: The Flask Authentication Problem
Nice roundup of the issues facing the new Flask developer around application Authentication. Gives a great lay of the land which can help you make informed decisions when starting your next Flask project.
stormpath.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Python Concurrency: An Intro to Threads
Great tutorial here. If you are looking to jump headfirst into Python threading and concurrency, this is as good a place as any to start.
pythonlibrary.org
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Make your own "Twitch-Plays" stream
Very cool, tutorial on how to make your own 'Twitch Plays' cast. Take a look at the project we shared last week that streamlines the process.
wituz.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Instagram Filters with Python
Informative article on how to make Instagram filters with PIL and Python.
pypix.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Multiple Dispatch Not a Terrible Idea
This article presents a way to implement multiple dispatch in python and talks to some the fears when approaching a problem with this solution.
matthewrocklin.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Unyielding
Glyph of Twisted fame talks has written a great article about concurrency in Python.
twistedmatrix.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
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