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Coverage.py 4.1b3 and the truth about Coverage.py
Coverage.py 4.1b3 has been released and Ned is looking for some help with Coverage. Click through for details.
nedbatchelder.com
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MicroPython v1.8 Released!
First general release of ESP8266 port, and support for frozen bytecode.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Discussion


What is your favorite Python error message? : Python
my personal favourite. func() takes exactly 2 arguments (2 given)
reddit.com
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What do you think is more difficult in Python than it should be?
reddit.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

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Projects


gitsome
A Supercharged Git/Shell Autocompleter with GitHub Integration.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

deep-anpr
Using neural networks to build an automatic number plate recognition system.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

closurepr
A better repr for closures.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

xgbmagic
A tool to help creating your model after selecting the relevant features, interesting.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

curio
Coroutine concurrency library. The version 0.2 release of curio cleans up a lot of APIs and makes a wide variety of performance improvements. If you were using version 0.1, a lot of stuff is probably going to break.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

deco
DECO automatically parallelizes Python programs, and requires minimal modifcations to existing serial programs.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

certbot
certbot (previously, the Let's Encrypt client) Certbot is a fully-featured, extensible client for the Let's Encrypt CA
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

pony-mode
A Django mode for emacs. If you like that sort of thing :)
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Articles


Generator comprehensions
Ned Batchelder writes a little bit about generator expressions and why they aren't called generator comprehensions.
nedbatchelder.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Watching Kubernetes Resources from Python
Useful tutorial for learning how to interact with the Kubernetes API for watching your resources (or taken a step further manage your cluster) from Python.
cobe.io
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Video series: Easier data analysis in Python using the pandas library
Great data analysis video series worth checking out.
dataschool.io
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Deploying Django + Python 3 + PostgreSQL to AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Great Guide to deploy your Django application on AWS's Elastic Beanstalk.
realpython.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Writing C in Cython
No more explanation necessary here!
spacy.io
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

How to debug 3rd party libraries
Are you using some 3rd party libraries in your Python project? Learn how to debug issues that might arise with those 3rd party libraries with this article.
controlfd.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Analyzing Last.fm Listening History
Into music, python and data analysis? Check out this post.
geoffboeing.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Plotting Tweets mentioning Trump, Clinton & Sanders
Tweets and Data Analysis for Politics.
dataquest.io
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Python's unittest
assertTrue is truthy, assertFalse is falsy. To be or not to be.
jamescooke.info
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Number plate recognition with Tensorflow
Very cool article on recognizing license plates with Tensorflow.
github.io
Shared by @myusuf3
 

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