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News


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

Jython 2.7.0 RC2 Released
The second release candidate for Jython 2.7.0 is out, click through for details.
sourceforge.net
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Pillow 2.8.1 Released
New version of Pillow is out, check out the changelog for all the details.
python.org
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Talk Python To Me Podcast
A new Python podcast has arrived on the scene. If Podcasts are your thing its worth a listen.
talkpythontome.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

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.tools.rplot`, `pandas.sandbox.qtpandas` and `pandas.rpy` in favour of external libraries.
pydata.org
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.
pyladies.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Discussion


Who's all going to PyCon 2015?
Mahdi will be there, if you see him be sure to say hi!
reddit.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Jobs

Projects


bulby
Python library for managing the phillips hue lightbulb.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

flit
Flit is an attempt at simplifying packaging for Python modules.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

graphite-beacon
A simple alerting system for Graphite, supports SMTP, Hipchat, Slack, and more.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

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

carroll
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.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

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

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

Articles


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.
aicbt.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Simple & Profound Python Tricks
Small collection of really useful Python tips and tricks.
pansop.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Moving a lot of data between databases
Useful tips here for moving data from a MySQL database to a PostgreSQL one.
machinalis.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

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.
ilian.io
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Lightweight asyncio-based actors for Python
This is a pretty cool asyncio based library called cleveland. Nice post after the jump!
biesnecker.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

An introduction to functional programming in Python
A really nice introduction to some functional programming with Python.
recurse.com
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!
pyimagesearch.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Metaprogramming Beyond Decency: Part 1
Pretty legit post on the power and potential misuses of AST and lambdas in Python.
hackflow.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
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