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News


Python 2.7's end of life extended till 2020
Guido has updated PEP 373 to extend Python 2.7's end of life till 2020.
python.org
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Discussion


What kind of project would you NOT use Python for?
reddit.com
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Projects


diamond
Awesome daemon that collects system stats for graphite and the like.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
mirai
A port of Twitter's futures to Python. The intent is to provide with a simpler operator-chaining based API for taking advantage of futures.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
shadowsocks
A lightweight tunnel proxy which can help you get through firewalls.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
cubehelix
A nice implementation of the Cubhelix colormap. Check out the implementation here.
ifweassume.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
pem
A tool to help with the parsing and splitting of PEM certificate files.
github.com
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500 lines or less
Mentioned at PyCon 2014 in Montreal, 500 Lines or Less is the source for a book about architecting open source applications where developers create versions of software(like webcrawlers, etc.) in 500 lines or less. If you want to contribute click through and read the contributor guidelines in the README.
github.com
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hendrix
Still in the early days but cool project for those of you interested in async deployment suite for Django.
github.com
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django-tenant-schemas
github.com
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Articles


Migrating data into your Django project
Moving legacy data from databases into your Django application can be a tricky proposition. This guide help you get started and hopefully make migrating your data relatively painless.
machinalis.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
The Call of Python 2.8
During PyCon Guide pronounced that there will not be a Python 2.8 and extended the end of life of Python 2.7 till 2020. This post gets at the heart of the matter and tries to explain why people want a Python 2.8 to begin with and what problems it could solve.
startifact.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
SimPy: Process Interaction
sofa-rockers.org
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Deep dive into Python's VM: Story of LOAD_CONST bug
Very cool post about exploiting a bug in Python's VM to execute native code.
github.io
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Building a Git Server
Finding both Github and Gitolite to not work for their purposes the author implements his own git server with Twisted, SSH and Git.
medium.com
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Lightweight Virtual Environments in Python 3.4
Article covers new venv features and usecases in Python 3.4
drdobbs.com
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