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Issue #124: Germany

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News


Tornado 4.0 released!
The latest version of Tornado is out! Lots of new features and changes, click through for the complete changelog.
tornadoweb.org
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Django REST framework 3 by Tom Christie — Kickstarter
Django REST framework is really good. The author Tom Christie is working on a new version and is trying to raise money via Kickstarter to help fund development. If you are interested in helping contributing click through to check out the Kickstarter campaign.
kickstarter.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
PyGotham 2014
PyGotham 2014 is coming up on the weekend of August 16-17 in New York City! PyGotham promises to be the most exciting Python event in New York City this year, with many talks on a wide variety of topics.
pygotham.org
Shared by @pygotham
 

Discussion


Transition from PHP to Python
reddit.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Is anyone using web2py?
reddit.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Jobs


Full-Stack Python / JavaScript Developer (Bath, UK) 
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Projects


nnets
A Python neural network library supporting the network types: feed-forward neural network and recurrent (Elman) neural network.
github.com
Shared by @MihaStopar
 
python-mysql-replication
Pure Python Implementation of MySQL replication protocol built on top of PyMYSQL. This is neat because it allows you to recieve events when database operations happen and then you can perform tasks based on these events like cache validation, non-standard replication of data, etc.
github.com
Shared by @noplay
 
ipython-soccer-predictions
Interesting iPython notebook for doing some World cup match predictions. They got 13 of 14 Matches correct, worth checking out!
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
django-userlog
Allows you to log the activities of your Django apps users. Great for investigating how people use your application and for customer support.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
py-must-watch
A great collection of must watch Python videos. Great resource to start levelling up your Python knowledge.
github.com
Shared by @STajbakhsh
 
gmusic-sync-rating
Project to help you keep your Itunes ratings synced with your Google music account.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
django-show_urls-formatter
The Django Extensions module has the functionality to call `./manage.py show_urls` which allows you to see all registered URLS in an app. This is useful but the output of this is hard to read. This project aims to solve the problem by formatting the output to make it easily readable.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
django-query-builder
Allows you to programatically build complex queries for Django without resorting to writing raw sql.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
kallithea
Kallithea is a open source code management system supporting two leading version control systems, Mercurial and Git.
kallithea-scm.org
Shared by @jazzydag
 

Articles


Flask-SQLAlchemy Caching
Nice tutorial on caching Flask-SQLAlchemy models, how it works, how its implemented and why you might want to do it.
debrice.com
Shared by @briceleroy
 
Let Us Now Praise ResourceWarnings
ResourceWarnings, what are they and why are they useful.
emptysqua.re
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
SQLite: Small. Fast. Reliable. Choose any three.
Little run down for when SQLite is a good choice and more importantly when it isn't.
charlesleifer.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
A simple way to generate snippets in python
Tutorial of how to generate short snippets of articles on your blog using Python.
rabexc.org
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
7 Python Regular Expressions Examples
Get the lowdown on using Regular expressions in Python.
thegeekstuff.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Finding the World's Economic Center of Gravity
Cool little article finding the world's economic center. Author was troubled by the approach taken by The Economist so he decided to do it around 2D plane. Interesting write up!
blogspot.ca
Shared by @djvelkov
 
An Intro to peewee – Another Python ORM
This article touches on few of the basics and provide pretty decent summary for those interested in trying a simpler Python ORM
pythonlibrary.org
Shared by @myusuf3
 
The Forgotten Optional `else` in Python Loops
I love this article, if you always felt dirty creating variable to keep track of conditionals, else clause reprise y'all.
svbtle.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
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