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PyDev 4.5.5: code-completion, pytest, python 3 parsing, debugger
A new release of PyDev is out the door with lots of new stuff, including code completion improvements, fixes for pytest integration, improved Python 3 parsing and more.
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pep8 package and pep257 package renamed to 'pycodestyle` and `pydocstyle`.
Time to update your dependencies. pep8 package and pep257 package renamed to 'pycodestyle` and `pydocstyle`, click through for more details.
github.com
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Discussion


Python and the Principle of Least Astonishment
reddit.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

What if the NPM left-pad fiasco had happened on PyPi?
reddit.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

What is the benefit of attending PyCon?
ALL THE BENEFITS!
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Stay focused on work when you want, and goof off when you don't.
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quantum
Simulate reverse causality using quantum suicide.
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try
try is an easy-to-use cli tool to try out python packages.
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dplython
Dplyr for Python. Those of you from the R community will find this familiar trying to bring the ease of Dplyr to Python.
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python-diskcache
Python disk and file-based cache.
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venv-update: Synchronize your virtualenv quickly and exactly.
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Articles


Micropackages and Open Source Trust Scaling
Not Python specifically but with the recent npm 'left-pad' debacle, this is worth a read.
pocoo.org
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Python and the Principle of Least Astonishment
A look at the principle of least astonishment and how it relates to Python, and programmers coming to Python.
pocoo.org
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Mocking in Python - How to Bypass Expensive and External Code Within Your Tests
An oft talked about subject is Mocking. Still not up to speed? Check out this post to get started.
jamalmoir.com
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Green dice are loaded (welcome to p-hacking)
A look at using p-values to demonstrate that a hypothesis is true (even when its not?). Great read.
ibm.com
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How To Use Elasticsearch With Python and Django ( Part 1 ) - Qbox
Get started integrating elasticsearch into your Django app with this tutorial.
qbox.io
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Python reflection: how to list modules and inspect functions
A look at reflection in Python and how to perform some common tasks.
tomassetti.me
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Property based testing, hypothesis and finding a bug
A detailed look at doing Property based testing with hypothesis.
vknight.org
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Speeding up Python and NumPy: C++ing the Way
Using C extensions to improve the performance of mathematical code!
medium.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Functional Programming: Concepts, Idioms and Philosophy
Introduction to you pythonistas interested in the functional way of thinking.
github.io
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Scrapy Tips from the Pros
Many ways we scrape a website, and with a few tips from the pros you will be cooking.
scrapinghub.com
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