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News


PyCon Sette - Schedule Released
Are you attending? Here is the schedule, looks great!
pycon.it
Shared by @patrick91
 

Announcing the PyCon 2016 Talks Schedule
Going to PyCon 2016 in Portland? The schedule is out!
blogspot.ca
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Discussion


PEP 0515 -- Underscores in Numeric Literals
reddit.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Why doesn't Python optimize x**2 to x*x?
reddit.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Jobs

Projects


django-slack
Nice project here. Allows you to use Django's template language to generate messages and put them in a slack channel.
github.com
Shared by @lolamby
 

leak
Useful, show you info about releases of packages on PyPy on the command line.
github.com
Shared by @bmwant
 

maybe
See what a command line program does before you actually execute it.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

bigchaindb
A scalable blockchain database.
github.com
Shared by @BigchainDB
 

orator
An ORM, orator provides a simple ActiveRecord implementation.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

xonsh
a Python-ish, BASHwards-looking shell language and command prompt. The language used by xonsh is a superset of Python 3.4+ with shell primitives from Bash and IPython.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

zappa
"Serverless" hosting for your Python apps using AWS Lambda + API Gateway.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

redis-memory-analyzer
Redis memory profiler to find the RAM bottlenecks throw scaning key space in real time and aggregate RAM usage statistic by patterns.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Terminal-on-FB-Messenger
Run your terminal using Facebook messenger.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

django-zappa
Interesting idea! Run a Django app "without a server" by deploying it to work with AWS Lambda + API Gateway.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

asciimatics
This is so much fun! Cross platform library that supports curses-like operations for creating fullscreen ascii animations, check out the README and this demo.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

vprof
A visual profiler for Python.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Transcrypt
Neat, Python to JavaScript transpiler. Too many cool things to even list here, check out the README for all the goodness.
github.com
Shared by @TranscryptOrg
 

pygraph
CLI interface to python graphviz.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

records
From requests creator Kenneth Reitz an attempt to create a SQL for Humans library.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Articles


Calling C Libraries from Numba Using CFFI
As the title says, this is a nice in depth tutorial for using C libraries in Numba using CFFI.
jupyter.org
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Verify Phone Numbers in Python with Twilio Lookup
Use the Twilio Lookup REST API with Python to verify phone numbers.
twilio.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

The registries pattern
Great article on creating a "registy" in your Django application.
eliotberriot.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Hacking the Worcester Wave thermostat in Python – Part 1
Always interesting to see what people can do when putting the effort in to hack their tech at home. Check out this post and Part 2.
rtwilson.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Writing breakout clone with micropython
github.io
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Do Your Slides At The Last Minute: 8 Steps To Writing Your PyCon Talk
Have a PyCon talk coming up, well this is the article for you, get some tips for writing your talk.
emptysqua.re
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Given-When-Then
A look at using the Given-When-Then strategy for writing tests for your Python project.
pythontesting.net
Shared by @myusuf3
 
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