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PyCon 2015 Tutorial Schedule, Django Site Redesign, qutebrowser and much more.
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Issue #146: Adorn

Weekly dose of all things Python.
 
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News


PyCon 2015 Tutorial Schedule Announced
The PyCon 2015 tutorial schedule has been announced, time to coordinate your schedules!
blogspot.ca
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Announcing a redesign of the Django websites
After a decade, the Django Website and documentation has gotten a redesign. Check it out!
djangoproject.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Discussion


I Have A Few Hours To Teach Python To 25 Mechanical Engineers. What Should I Cover?
reddit.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

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Projects


iterstuff
A collection of tools for working with iterators.
github.com
Shared by @benlast
 

qutebrowser
A keyboard-driven, vim-like browser based on PyQt5 and QtWebKit. To get an idea of how it works, check out the keybinding cheatsheet.
github.com
Shared by @the_compiler
 

mochi
A dynamically typed programming language for functional programming and actor-style programming. Its interpreter is written in Python 3. Worth checking out, even if only you are interested in how an interpreter is written.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

fake2db
Useful. A tool supporting sqlite, mysql, postgresql, and mongodb that allows you to create fake(but valid) data for in your database for testing purposes.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

addict
A library that provides a dictionary interface that supports settable and gettable values that support both attribute and getitem syntax.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

deeppy
A attempt to provide state-of-the-art deep learning models in a nice pythonic interface.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

clip.py
A tool for creating composable CLI's. Allows you to easily create commands, subcommands, etc. and parse their arguments.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

pypgTAP
Simplify your PostgreSQL software development lifecycle. Automates all the things that are required for you to test your Postgres stored procedures.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Articles


Python’s `NotImplemented` Type
Everything you wanted(and didn't want) to know about Python's `NotImplemented` Type/Constant.
svbtle.com
Shared by @STajbakhsh
 

Obfuscating "Hello world!"
Ever wonder how some of these crazy obfuscated python programs work? Check out this detailed explanation of how it all works.
benkurtovic.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

json vs simplejson vs ujson
Very detailed rundown with benchmarks of the differences between common python JSON parsing libraries. SPOILER: ujson is the fastest by a considerable margin.
medium.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Making Python Authentication Fast
Nice article here. Great explanation of how authentication general works in your framework of choice and how to improve fetching user data once a user is logged in.
stormpath.com
Shared by @rdegges
 

Programming a Bot to Play the “Sushi Go Round” Flash Game
This is pretty great. Very nice, in depth guide for creating a bot that can play a flash game using PyAutoGUI.
inventwithpython.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Detecting Facial Keypoints With Python
I love these breakdowns on Kaggle competitions. This time we get taught how to detect facial keypoints with Python.
danielnouri.org
Shared by @myusuf3
 
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