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News


Django Security Releases Issued!
New RC candidate was released as result as well! Upgrade your Django versions!
djangoproject.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

[python-ideas] Optional Static Typing
Guido responding to rumblings of Optional Static Typing.
python.org
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Discussion


Best Python Tricks and One Liners
reddit.com
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The Python I Would Like To See
reddit.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Jobs


Software Engineer - Backend (New York, NY) 
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Projects


thumbor
Very neat! Yeah I said neat! thumbor is a smart imaging service. It enables on-demand crop, resizing and flipping of images.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Stellar
Fast database snapshots for development. It's like Git for databases.
github.com
Shared by @versae
 

Python-Sample-Application
A sample Flask application designed to demonstrate Uber's new external rest API.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

liaar
Create A Fake REST API In A Minute
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Wox
A quick launcher for Windows for all you windows users out there. Plugins in Python!
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

pipsi
A wrapper around virtualenv and pip which installs scripts provided by python packages into separate virtualenvs to shield them from your system and each other.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

XSScrapy: fast, thorough XSS vulnerability spider
Great tool for detecting XSS vulnerabilities. Write up by author about success he has had with the tool and how to use it.
danmcinerney.org
Shared by @myusuf3
 

virtualenv-api
A CLI api for dealing with virtualenv and PIP.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Articles


Why Python 4.0 won't be like Python 3.0
Nick Coghlan discusses the far future transition to Python 4.0, as well as touches on how it might not be exactly like the transition between Python 2.0 and 3.0
curiousefficiency.org
Shared by @myusuf3
 

TCP Packet Injection with Python
Nice overview of how TCP packet injection works with python.
pythonforpentesting.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Python for Investigative Journalists: An introduction
First in a series of posts about how and why investigative journalists can use Python for their work.
hubsec.eu
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Making the case for Jython
What is Jython and why should you care about it? Those are the main questions that this post is trying to answer for you.
machinalis.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Ensuring PEP 8 compliance using Git hooks
Some people view PEP8 as a suggestions, other people take them as firm rules. If you are in the second group this article is probably for you. The author shows how to use git hooks to ensure that your code is PEP8 compliant before you commit.
seanmckaybeck.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Python 3 OOP Part 1 - Objects and types
Part 1 of a 4 part detailed guide to object oriented programming in Python 3.
lgiordani.com
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How to Use SQLAlchemy Magic to Cut Peak Memory and Server Costs in Half
Nice article showing how to diagnose memory problems in your application and help solve some of these if you are using SQLAlchemy for database access.
mobify.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Latexify Your Matplotlib Plots For Publishing
This might be cool for those of you who are writing books or publishing papers. This article describes a way to quickly make your matplotlib graphs publishable in LaTex.
github.io
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