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Django Rest Framework - 3.0, Django on Dokku, pingo and much more.
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News


3.0 Announcement - Django REST framework
Version 3.0 of the excellent Django Rest Framework is out. There are some breaking changes so read the release notes carefully before you upgrade!
django-rest-framework.org
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Discussion


Java for Everything?

reddit.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

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Projects


miasm
Miasm is a free and open source (GPLv2) reverse engineering framework.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

guv
A fast networking library for Python, built on greenlets and libuv. Supports Python >= 3.2.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

pingo
Very cool. Pingo is a general/uniform api for programming your devices like the Raspberry Pi, pcDuino, Intel Galileo etc. More details in the README and docs.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

SwampDragon
Very cool project. Allows you to build real-time apps with Django, allows you to add Websocket support with fallbacks in just a few lines of code.
swampdragon.net
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

spotify-onthego
Nice little hack here. Allows you to download Spotify playlists by downloading audio files from youtube.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

peru
Interesting tool for including external code and resources in your project without having to use tools like git submodules, etc. Check out the README for further details.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

instavpn
Aims to be an incredibly user friendly and easy to use L2TP/IPsec VPN server.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

neuraltalk
This project contains Python+numpy source code for learning Multimodal Recurrent Neural Networks that describe images with sentences.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

deep-pink
A chess AI that learns to play chess via deep learning.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

err
A pluggable chatbot, designed to be easily deployable, maintained and highly extensible. Supports XMPP, Campfire and IRC.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

jitpy
I heard you liked PyPy, so we put PyPy in your Cython.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

tortilla
Very cool project for consuming APIs made easy. Give it a look if you are tried of writing API wrappers.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Articles


Deploying Django on Dokku
Real Python guys dropping some knowledge again. This time deployment with dokku!
realpython.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Building an image search engine with Python and OpenCV
Incredible blog post, on creating image search engine. Very extensive and educational!
pyimagesearch.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Extending SQLite with Python
How to extend SQLite with Python, adding functions and aggregates that will be callable directly from any SQL queries you execute.
charlesleifer.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Why is Object-Oriented Programming Useful?
Nice little article on OOP for beginners.
inventwithpython.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

A Python Internals Adventure
Awesome article on diving into python internals and CPython.
dreamwidth.org
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Retries in Requests
Nice dive into one of the advanced features of the requests library, retries. Nice example to get you started here if this is something you need in your next project.
coglib.com
Shared by @sigmavirus24
 
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