Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jul 5)

Discussion in 'Python' started by Peter Otten, Jul 5, 2004.

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    QOTW: "It seems to me that in many respects Python is a programmer's
    programming language." - Arthur

    "My code did NOT have any leaks in it! :-D That's almost a miraculous
    occurrence when programming in C." - Kamilche


    Did you know the zip() trick? Christopher T King explains the effect
    of preceding a function argument with an asterisk to Garett.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?th=bab2fa27521fc8c5

    Thomas Reichelt gets introduced to the role PEPs play in Python's
    development process.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=
    http://www.python.org/peps/

    Edward Loper learns how to pickle subclasses of dict.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    Peter Knoerrich finds Python's comparison operators too forgiving.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    Every now and then a programmer has to dream up something that does
    not solve the problem at hand. While the more down-to-earth posters
    ponder the effects of type inference on the Python experience, Ville
    Vainio won't stop short of "Pythonic Nirvana".
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    Duncan Booth shows Carlo v. Dango how amazingly few lines it takes to
    find all classes in the code currently running in the interpreter.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=Xns95198170760DFduncanrcpcouk@127.0.0.1

    Your favourite site has vanished? David Fraser posts a script that
    digs into the internet archive.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?th=6313cd2d013c4b40

    Quixote, the most Python-centered web framework, reaches version 1.0.
    Neil Schemenauer: "It's been 4 years and one month exactly since
    Andrew checked in the first bits of code. I guess time flies when you
    are having fun."
    http://www.mems-exchange.org/software/quixote/

    While any old script should run on current python, the reverse is not
    true. How important is Python 1.5 compatibility? Erik Max Francis
    wants to know it.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=


    ========================================================================
    Everything Python-related you want is probably one or two clicks away in
    these pages:

    Python.org's Python Language Website is the traditional
    center of Pythonia
    http://www.python.org
    Notice especially the master FAQ
    http://www.python.org/doc/FAQ.html

    PythonWare complements the digest you're reading with the
    marvelous daily python url
    http://www.pythonware.com/daily
    Mygale is a news-gathering webcrawler that specializes in (new)
    World-Wide Web articles related to Python.
    http://www.awaretek.com/nowak/mygale.html
    While cosmetically similar, Mygale and the Daily Python-URL
    are utterly different in their technologies and generally in
    their results.

    comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software. Be
    sure to scan this newsgroup weekly.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python.announce

    Brett Cannon continues the marvelous tradition established by
    Andrew Kuchling and Michael Hudson of intelligently summarizing
    action on the python-dev mailing list once every other week.
    http://www.python.org/dev/summary/

    The Python Package Index catalogues packages.
    http://www.python.org/pypi/

    The somewhat older Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects references
    to all sorts of Python resources.
    http://www.vex.net/~x/parnassus/

    Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
    mailing lists
    http://www.python.org/sigs/

    The Python Business Forum "further the interests of companies
    that base their business on ... Python."
    http://www.python-in-business.org

    The Python Software Foundation (PSF) has replaced the Python
    Consortium as an independent nexus of activity. It has official
    responsibility for Python's development and maintenance.
    http://www.python.org/psf/
    Among the ways you can support PSF is with a donation.
    http://www.python.org/psf/donate.html

    Cetus collects Python hyperlinks.
    http://www.cetus-links.org/oo_python.html

    Python FAQTS
    http://python.faqts.com/

    The Cookbook is a collaborative effort to capture useful and
    interesting recipes.
    http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python

    Among several Python-oriented RSS/RDF feeds available are
    http://www.python.org/channews.rdf
    http://bootleg-rss.g-blog.net/pythonware_com_daily.pcgi
    http://python.de/backend.php
    For more, see
    http://www.syndic8.com/feedlist.php?ShowMatch=python&ShowStatus=all
    The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
    SourceForge reincarnation.
    http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=355470&group_id=5470&func=browse
    http://python.sourceforge.net/peps/pep-0042.html

    The online Python Journal is posted at pythonjournal.cognizor.com.
    and
    welcome submission of material that helps people's understanding
    of Python use, and offer Web presentation of your work.

    *Py: the Journal of the Python Language*
    http://www.pyzine.com

    Archive probing tricks of the trade:
    http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python&num=100
    http://groups.google.com/groups?meta=site=groups&group=comp.lang.python.*

    Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here:
    http://www.ddj.com/topics/pythonurl/
    http://purl.org/thecliff/python/url.html (dormant)
    or
    http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_q=+Python-URL!&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python


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