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Kivy 1.9 released
Kivy the cross platform Python user interface library has released version 1.9, click through for details.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Jython 2.7.0 RC2 Released
The second release candidate for Jython 2.7.0 is out, click through for details.
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Pillow 2.8.1 Released
New version of Pillow is out, check out the changelog for all the details.
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Talk Python To Me Podcast
A new Python podcast has arrived on the scene. If Podcasts are your thing its worth a listen.
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pandas 0.16.0 released!
Pandas 0.16.0 has been released with changes like some backwards incompatible changes to `Timedelta` and deprecation of ``, `pandas.sandbox.qtpandas` and `pandas.rpy` in favour of external libraries.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Pyladies at PyCon 2015
PyCon 2015 in Montreal, Canada is coming up very soon, check out the PyLadies activities you can attend during the conference.
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Who's all going to PyCon 2015?
Mahdi will be there, if you see him be sure to say hi!
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Python library for managing the phillips hue lightbulb.
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Flit is an attempt at simplifying packaging for Python modules.
Shared by @mgrouchy

A simple alerting system for Graphite, supports SMTP, Hipchat, Slack, and more.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Nifty! Suplemon is an intuitive command line text editor with multicursor support.
Shared by @myusuf3

Carroll is a command-line tool for classical logic. Very cool, prints a truth table, checks for expression equivalence and a bunch of other good stuff.
Shared by @myusuf3

Green is a clean, colorful test runner for Python unit tests.
Shared by @nathanstocks

Pretty cool command line task management app.
Shared by @atmb4u


LittleSleeper: A Raspberry Pi baby sleep monitor
Very cool project for all the hacker dads and moms out there. Build your own baby monitor with some python, Raspberry Pi and USB microphone.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Simple & Profound Python Tricks
Small collection of really useful Python tips and tricks.
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Moving a lot of data between databases
Useful tips here for moving data from a MySQL database to a PostgreSQL one.
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Django, pytz, NonExistentTimeError and AmbiguousTimeError
This illustrates a nice little problem with datetimes and converting between naive and timezone aware. Easily avoided if you store UTC.
Shared by @myusuf3

Lightweight asyncio-based actors for Python
This is a pretty cool asyncio based library called cleveland. Nice post after the jump!
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An introduction to functional programming in Python
A really nice introduction to some functional programming with Python.
Shared by @mgrouchy

Accessing the Raspberry Pi Camera with OpenCV and Python
Another boss article from Pyimagesearch! How to access your camera with raspberry pi!
Shared by @myusuf3

Metaprogramming Beyond Decency: Part 1
Pretty legit post on the power and potential misuses of AST and lambdas in Python.
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