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News


PyPy 2.5.1 Released!
Pineapple Bromeliad has been released, more details after the jump!
blogspot.ca
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Discussion


How do you use python to automate tasks in life or at work?
reddit.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Where's the best place to find projects to hack on?
sourceforge obviously?
reddit.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Jobs

Projects


python-thumbnails
Thumbnails for Django, Flask and other Python projects.
github.com
Shared by @frecarlsen
 

hazelnut
A pythonic library to parse /proc/meminfo.
github.com
Shared by @c0ding
 

redislite
Redis in a python module! A complete redis server along with enhanced redis bindings that automatically set up and run an embedded redis server.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Support
An evented server framework designed for building scalable and introspectable services.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

cron-metrics
A system to monitor cron tasks with Python. Check out the README for more info and screenshots.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

yapf
yapf algorithm takes the code and reformats it to the best formatting that conforms to the style guide, even if the original code didn't violate the style guide. personally not a huge fan of reformatting but thought others might enjoy.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

augmented-traffic-control
Developers can use ATC to test their application across varying network conditions, easily emulating high speed, mobile, and even severely impaired networks.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

x_x
nifty little tool. x_x is a command line reader that displays either Excel files or CSVs in your terminal. name could use a little work though.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

geoplotlib
A collection of tools for visualizing geographical data in Python.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

barnum
Barnum is a python-based application for quickly and easily creating pseudo-random data typically used for application testing.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

cprofilev 
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
 


Articles


How I taught my dog to text me selfies
This is a fun post! The author uses an arduino, twilio, dropbox, webcam and a massive arcade button to create a device that allowed his dog to be trained to send a selfie.
wpengine.com
Shared by @greggyb


Chaos Theory and the Logistic Map
From the article - "Using Python to visualize chaos, fractals, and self-similarity to better understand the limits of knowledge and prediction."
geoffboeing.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Protecting a Python codebase - Part 2
Part 2 of a two part series about "protecting" a python codebase.
citrusbyte.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

The Ultimate Flask Front-End - part 2
Part two of a series of articles about developing an advanced front end for your Flask application with Facebook's React javascript library.
realpython.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Writing Redis in Python with asyncio: Part 1
This is pretty nify project taking advantage of asyncio. Good read!
jamesls.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Python one-liner games
haha not the most beautiful games but they are available in one line of python roughly!
arunrocks.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
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