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Django 1.7 RC2, Boto V2.32.0, argparse cookbook and much more.
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Issue #126: Release Candidate

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News


Django 1.7 release candidate 2
We are getting close now, RC2 of Django 1.7 is out. Download and test away and report any bugs!
djangoproject.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

boto v2.32.0 has been released!
The new hotness in Boto has been released with support for Python 3.3 and 3.4 for all you Python 3 people. Lots of new features and fixes too. Click through full for the full changelog.
readthedocs.org
Shared by @dgt84
 

PyTexas 2014 Conference
PyTexas 2014 is on October 3rd-5th at Texas A&M University Memorial Student Center. Registration, Call for proposals, and sponsorship is open.
pytexas.org
Shared by @pytexas
 

Discussion


Debate: Enforcing Python source encoding as UTF-8
reddit.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Jobs

Projects


django-th
Neat idea. An open source implementation of an IFTTT like service.
github.com
Shared by @foxmask
 

toxmail
Secure email can be a problem. ToxMail is a secure messaging system that can be used to send and receive e-mails using your usual e-mail desktop client and maybe via webmail.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

csvtomd
Very useful. Turn your tabular CSV data into Markdown formatted tables.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

textract
Extracting text from different filetypes can be a real annoyance. Textract aims to make this easy. Currently supports .doc, .docx, .eml, .json, .html, .pptx, .pdf and .txt files.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

meson
Meson aims to be the next generation build system. Attempting to build the future of cross platform build systems. Click through for all the details.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

talon
Library to extract quotes and signature data from email bodies. Allows you to separate email text, signatures and quoted sections of emails simply and easily.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

awesome-django
Over the last few issues there have been other "awesome" collections. If you are into Django, this is the one for you!
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

sympy
A python library to do symbolic mathematics. Click through the documentation for some really great interactive examples.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

PyPoi
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Hey
Could this be the future? Neat library that acts as a terminal assistant allowing you to execute terminal commands using english.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

sparklingpandas
Making pandas available on Apache Spark with PySpark so you can continue to scale your data analysis.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Articles


Making database-backed dashboards in 3 minutes
Very simple tutorial to create Matplotlib graphs and ship them as part of email reports and web dashboards.
maxmautner.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

A Python script controlled via Twitter
A implementation of a simple Twitter bot. The "quick and dirty" way and with the authors library twittcher.
github.io
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Python Argparse Cookbook
Don't let CLI's get you down anymore. Jumpstart your CLI app development with this really complete Argparse cookbook.
mkaz.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Python Multiple Assignment Is a Puzzle
Interesting exploration of subtle behaviour of multiple assignment in Python and how in some cases it might not act the way you expect.
github.io
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Building A Click To Call Cervice With Twilio Client, Pusher and Python
Very detailed tutorial for creating a click to call system with the Twilio API.
twilio.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Simple CRUD-like admin interface with Flask and WTForm
Very detailed tutorial for creating a CRUD admin interface in a Flask application with WTForm. If you are a Flask user this is worth checking out.
jibreel.me
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Executing x86-64 opcodes in Python - Genetic Programming case study
Generate machine code directly and then execute it in Python with this cool tutorial.
blogspot.ca
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Data Science With Python: Part 1
follow up to the authors talk at PyCon 2014, the aim is to provide all the details so can learn how to create and deploy your own language prediction model.
github.io
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Simple Python Parallelism
Nice tutorial of how to easily parallelize tasks in Python with the languages `multiprocessing` library without getting bogged down learning other parallization frameworks.
github.io
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
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