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Mastering Django - The NEW Django Book
An updated(unofficial) version of the official Django book updated for the latest Django versions.
masteringdjango.com
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Python 3.5.0 Release Candidate 4 released!
Due to a major regression found in RC3 we now have RC4 of Python 3.5.0 out. Go check it out and report any problems!
python.org
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Discussion


Why does PEP 8 discourage underscores in package names?
reddit.com
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Pep 498 approved. :(
reddit.com
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Yay, PEP-498 approved!
reddit.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Jobs

Projects


pywebhooks
A simple Flask based webhook service.
github.com
Shared by @chadlung
 

thrift-tools
From the team at Pinterest, a set of tools to introspect Apache Thrift traffic.
github.com
Shared by @jparise
 

peep
A "pip install" that is cryptographically guaranteed repeatable. Attempts to solve the problem that a compromise of PyPI or its CDN could get you a different package than the one you requested.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

autograd
Efficiently computes derivatives of numpy code. For more information click through to the README.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

xUnique
Python script to regenerate Xcode project files so that they are unique and help to solve the problem of merging and resolving conflicts in these files.
github.com
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pyscaffold
PyScaffold helps you to easily setup a new Python project!
github.com
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Articles


Let’s Build A Simple Interpreter. Part 4.
Part 4 in the really amazing Let's Build a Simple Interpreter series. If you haven't read any of them, start at part 1.
ruslanspivak.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Uploading With Django and Amazon S3
Simple tutorial to get user uploads in your Django app working with Amazon S3 storage.
pritishc.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Creating Conditionally Required Fields in Django Forms
Next time you have to have a form in your Django app that you would like to require certain fields conditionally, use this post as your reference.
fusionbox.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

PyPy warmup improvements
Some major improvements to memory usage and warm up time for the JIT.
blogspot.ca
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Function Composition
Well written and interesting article on function composition in Python. Haskell looks interesting, never got the hype though!
fabianism.us
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Be careful with using dict() to create a copy
Nice little way to get tripped up and lesson on when yo use our friend deepcopy!
peterbe.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

10 Reasons to love SQLAlchemy
The author of this post loves SQLAlchemy, do you? Click through to be convinced!
pajhome.org.uk
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Introduction to Monte Carlo Tree Search
Awesomely put article on Monte Carlo Tree Search. For all you Go players out there!
jeffbradberry.com
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