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Python 3.3.4 Released, How to create a Python library and much more.
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Issue #102: Community

Weekly dose of all things Python.
 
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News and Developments


Python 3.3.4 Released 
This releases contains a bunch of bug and secruity fixes 120 to be exact, but the level of detail of the fixed bugs leaves something to be desired. 
python.org
Shared by @myusuf3


wifi 0.3.0 has been released
The latest version of Wifi, the tool for interacting with wifi networks from the command line, has been released. Lots of new features and bugfixes here.
readthedocs.org
Shared by @rockymeza
 
 

Discussions


How good is the Python support for Windows?
reddit.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Jobs


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Sr. Software Engineer: Supply Engineering (San Francisco, CA)
Posted By Uber

 

Projects


sunfish
Neat. This project is a chess engine written in Python. Click through to check out all the features and limitations.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

huey
A multi-threaded task queue for Python.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Hyper - HTTP/2.0 For Python
Python 3 only, HTTP 2.0 stack for Python which keeps the http.client api.
lukasa.co.uk
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

robobrowser
A library for web scraping built on Requests and BeautifulSoup. Like Mechanize, but with tests, docs, and a Pythonic interface.
github.com
Shared by @whatthecarp
 

wagtail
Wagtail is a Django content management system with a fresh take. Beautifully designed so if you are looking for an alternative to Django CMS here is your shot.
github.com
Shared by @tomd
 

sunpy
SunPy is an open-source Python library for solar physics data analysis.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

libcloud
Hide differences between different cloud API's and manage different cloud resources through a unified API.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy


mining 
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 


Articles


Saying Goodbye To Python 
Amazing article and growth and the real strength of the Python community. 
ianbicking.org
Shared by @myusuf3
 

A Celery-like Python Task Queue in 55 Lines of Code
Nice tutorial about how one would go about starting to create a task queue in Python.
jeffknupp.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

14 Minimal Web Frameworks for Python
Want to try a lighter web framework then Django? Check out these minimal Python web frameworks.
codecondo.com
Shared by @alexivanovs
 

Create a Python 3 environment using Docker
Simple tutorial to get your Python 3 on with Docker.
arnaudchenyensu.com
Shared by @arnaudchenyensu
 

On Programming Communities
Inspired by Ian Bickings "Saying goodbye to Python" post, the author writes about his experiences in online communities and about his experience with the Python community in particular.
pocoo.org
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

How We Use Gevent to go Fast
Nice overview of how Pinterest used gevent to increase throughput of site and speed up requests. They also cover the challenges they faced during the switch over.
pinterest.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Easy WebSockets with Flask and Gevent
Websockets have become more and more prevalent for displaying "live" data in your apps and this post gives some great information on getting Websockets up and running in your Flask app with Gevent.
miguelgrinberg.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

How to expose a Flask local development server to the public
Simple tutorial to expose your Flask local development server to the public using SSH remote port forwarding.
saltycrane.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

How to Create a Python Library
In depth tutorial on how to create a python library and package it.
pypix.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Unit Testing SQLAlchemy
How do you test your SQLAlchemy apps? Check out this post and its predecessor for the low down.
blogspot.ca
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Cleaning Data and Graphing in R and Python 
wordpress.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Ordinary Least Squares in Python 
datarobot.com
Shared by @myusuf3
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