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Opbeat Flask
Opbeat has a private beta running for the release of its fantastic application monitoring tool for Flask! Allows you to monitor and debug your flask production apps. Check it out and sign up for the beta!
opbeat.com
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Call for nominations for the 2015 Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize
If you know someone who should be nominated for the 2015 Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize, click the link and do so. If you don't know what this is, click through to learn more.
djangoproject.com
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PyCon US 2016 Call for Proposals Open!
The Call for Proposals for PyCon US 2016 is now open! Tutorial Proposals are due November 30th and then Talk and Poster proposals are due Jan 3rd, 2016! Time to get your proposals!
blogspot.ca
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Discussion


Why isn't Python more widely used in Enterprise and will it ever be?
reddit.com
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Why IPython is the best thing since sliced bread : Python
reddit.com
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Jobs

Projects


tasktiger
A Python task queue backed by redis. Used and developed by the crew at Close.io and meant to be an alternative to using something like Celery.
github.com
Shared by @thomas_st
 
safe-commit-hook
A pre-commit hook for Git that checks for suspicious files.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
zulip
Open source group chat written in Python and Django by the Dropbox team. This looks pretty great, especially if your team isnt already hooked on slack or its ilk.
github.com
Shared by @shoma
 
invatar
A service for generating fully customizable avatars with initials.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Joe
A tool to simplify writing gitignore files.
kendriu.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Articles


potion
A RESTful API framework for Flask and SQLAlchemy.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Pairing Locust and Slumber
Very nice tutorial for using the Locust Load Testing Tool in conjunction with Slumber to load test your RESTful API"s.
renzolucioni.com
Shared by @RenzoLucioni
 
Hack the derivative
recurse.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Python zip( ) Fu
A bunch of tips and uses for Python's zip function!
pavdmyt.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Writing a Console Twitter Client in Python
Doesn't get any more descriptive than the title. Very cool though, sometimes you don't want to use the web interface!
brakmic.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Profiling Python in Production
Fantastic guide to get you going profiling your Python applications, great read!
nylas.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Trying JSON in Django and PostgreSQL.
Nice little article about Django & Postgresql and how it compares to MongoDb.
lexev.org
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Python 3.5 and the Upgrade Strategy
What are the benefits of Python 3 and how do you sell the upgrade to your team and possibly non-technical people.
blogspot.ca
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Don't Submit A Talk About Your Great Hack: Jesse's Seven Tips To Get Into PyCon
Some tips to get your talk submitted (and accepted) for PyCon! Great read for all the potential speakers out there!
emptysqua.re
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
The Emerging GraphQL Python stack
An argument for GraphQL and potential Python Stack
startifact.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Random Forests in Python
Introduction to Random Forests and Python
yhathq.com
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Using Gabbi and Hypothesis to Test Django APIs | Wildfish
Check out the new kids on the block for testing your Django api's with this article.
wildfish.com
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