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News


Announcing Django's 2016 fundraising campaign
The Django Software foundation aims to raise $200,000 in order to fully fund their Fellow program, continue contributing to Django Girls workshops, sponsor official Django conferences, and more. Want to learn more about this? Click through for the details.
djangoproject.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Continuum Analytics donates $100k to Project Jupyter
Great news for the Jupyter team with awesome funding from Continuum Analytics!
jupyter.org
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Pytest 2.8.5 Released
The latest version of the fantastic py.test is out. Click through for more details and full changelog.
pytest.org
Shared by @nicoddemus
 

Discussion


Why Python 3 Exists
reddit.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
How To Make Python Run As Fast As Julia
reddit.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 

Jobs

Projects


reline
Python CLI tool to reformat a text into a specified number of words per line/characters per line.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
elodie
Your Personal EXIF-based Photo Assistant.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
kinto
A lightweight JSON storage service with synchronisation and sharing abilities.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
cyjson
Fast JSON Parser for Python. A Cython wrapper class for cJSON.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
django-notify-x
A robust notification system for Django.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
py-spin
Spinners in your terminal.
github.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
pg-table-markdown
A command line tool that generates markdown documentation for Postgres tables in a given schema.
github.com
Shared by @foresmac
 
connect
A communication platform built for organizers. Written in Python and Django.
github.com
Shared by @nickcatal
 
platformio
PlatformIO is an open source ecosystem for IoT (internet of things) development. Cross-platform code builder and library manager. Continuous and IDE integration.
github.com
Shared by @ikravets
 

Articles


wifiportal21
This is an experimental Wifi captive portal that accepts bitcoin payments for Wifi minutes.
github.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Why Python 3 exists
Wondering why Python 3 exists? Python Core developer Brett Cannon gives some reasons why it exists and why you should care.
snarky.ca
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Python Is Not C: Take Two
Follow up to a great post on how not to treat your Python like C.
ibm.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
Python async/await Tutorial
Awesome tutorial for beginners on async and await in Python.
stackabuse.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
Let’s Build A Simple Interpreter. Part 7.
Part 7 of the amazing "lets build a simple interpreter series". Click through to read the latest or find your way back to part 1.
ruslanspivak.com
Shared by @mgrouchy
 
The Dilemma of giving Christmas Gifts
Nice variation on the prisoner's dilemma with gifts!!
vknight.org
Shared by @myusuf3
 
How To Make Python Run As Fast As Julia
Great article on how the Julia website solves problems not in the most ideal way but how changing up the solutions Python proves to be faster.
ibm.com
Shared by @myusuf3
 
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