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News


PyCaribbean Announced!
PyCaribbean is the first Python Conference on the caribbean, it will be held on Feb 20-21th 2016 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The call for proposals will be open until November 20th.
pycaribbean.com
Shared by @pycaribbean
 

Matplotlib 1.5 released
Latest version include pandas DataFrame support, new colour maps, seaborn styles and more!
matplotlib.org
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

DSF announces winner of the 2015 Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize
Congrats to Russell Keith-Magee for winning this award for his contributions to the Django community and ecosystem!
djangoproject.com
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PyPy 4.0.0 Released
Lots in this release (besides the new versioning scheme) including SIMD Vectorization, bug fixes, performance improvements and More! Click through for the full release notes!
blogspot.ca
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Django REST framework 3.3 Released!
Version 3.3 of the fantastic Django Rest Framework has been released. This marks the final work in the Kickstarter funded series. Click through for detailed release notes!
django-rest-framework.org
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Discussion


Python Mistakes That Most People May Have Made At One Point Or Another
reddit.com
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VIM and Python - a match made in heaven
reddit.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Jobs

Projects


chromote
Drive google chrome from Python using the Remote Debugging Protocol 1.1 API
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

brainstorm
Brainstorm is an attempt to make working with neural networks fast, flexible and fun.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

mysql_utils
Tools for managing MySQL from the Pinterest Team.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

worldengine
World generator using simulation of plates, rain shadow, erosion, etc.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

pdfx
Useful tool, extracts links from a PDF and optionally downloads all referenced PDF's.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

borg
A deduplicating backup program. Optionally, it supports compression and authenticated encryption. Click through for more info and a nice screencast demo.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

oscrypto
A compilation-free, always up-to-date encryption library for Python that works on Windows, OS X, Linux and BSD. Supports the following versions of Python: 2.6, 2.7, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, pypy and pypy3.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

libtree
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

devourer
Devourer is a generic API client for Python 2.7 and 3.3+ featuring a simple, declarative interface.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

notedown
notedown separates your markdown into code and not code. Code blocks (fenced or indented) go into input cells, everything else goes into markdown cells.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

agate
A Python data analysis library that is optimized for humans instead of machines.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

figgypy
A simple configuration parser for Python!
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

filteralchemy
Declarative query builder for SQLAlchemy
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Articles


Comparing wxPython and Tkinter
Discussion between the two big desktop interface libraries in Python!
activestate.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

Deploying a Django App with No Downtime
A nice primer of the problems and some solutions required to achieve zero downtime deploys in your Django applications.
medium.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Image Duplicates Detection in Python
Nice article that goes over the duplication detection for images in Python. pHash FTW!
7webpages.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 

VIM and Python - a match made in heaven
Nice look at how to get your Vim set up optimally for writing Python code. Especially great jumping off point if you are new to vim.
realpython.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Python 101: Lambda Basics
Wondering about Lambdas? Just trying to wrap your head around the syntax? Check out this post and learn all the basics of Python Lambdas.
pythonlibrary.org
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