Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (May 15)

Discussion in 'Python' started by Peter Otten, May 15, 2006.

  1. Peter Otten

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    QOTW: "It seems if you lurk here [on comp.lang.python] long enough you
    eventually get all you[r] questions answered without even asking!" - Ted Landis

    "We're going to learn from Python. JavaScript is pretty close to Python"
    - Brendan Eich


    Scott David Daniels shows how to find all occurrences of a string in
    another string without using regular expressions.
    http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/msg/f19cdf6de899c755

    Learn more about Python string formating by watching James Tauber as he
    develops a simple templating system in twelve steps.
    http://jtauber.com/2006/05/templates.html

    Steven Bethard extends optparse's OptionParser to check for positional
    arguments.
    http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/msg/9c363a089d70fcbb

    Miki Tebeka and Cameron Laid use the CherryPy web framework and Cheetah
    template engine to build a small addressbook application.
    http://www.unixreview.com/documents/s=10075/ur0604h/

    Alex Martelli calculates the "length" of a generator. Whether it would
    be a good idea to incorporate the approach into the built-in len()
    function is discussed in the same thread.
    http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/msg/3ec6fd2119192bd0

    Pythonthreads has an interview with Titus Brown, developer of twill, a
    tool for automated web crawling and scraping.
    http://www.pythonthreads.com/articl...-active-in-building-agile-testing-tools..html

    Brendan Eich, the creator of JavaScript, draws inspiration from
    Python for the evolution of his language.
    http://www.pcwelt.de/news/englishnews/137850/index.html


    ========================================================================
    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.

    For far, FAR more Python reading than any one mind should
    absorb, much of it quite interesting, several pages index
    much of the universe of Pybloggers.
    http://lowlife.jp/cgi-bin/moin.cgi/PythonProgrammersWeblog
    http://www.planetpython.org/
    http://mechanicalcat.net/pyblagg.html

    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

    Python411 indexes "podcasts ... to help people learn Python ..."
    Updates appear more-than-weekly:
    http://www.awaretek.com/python/index.html

    Steve Bethard, Tim Lesher, and Tony Meyer continue the marvelous
    tradition early borne by Andrew Kuchling, Michael Hudson and Brett
    Cannon 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/

    Python Success Stories--from air-traffic control to on-line
    match-making--can inspire you or decision-makers to whom you're
    subject with a vision of what the language makes practical.
    http://www.pythonology.com/success

    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

    Kurt B. Kaiser publishes a weekly report on faults and patches.
    http://www.google.com/groups?as_usubject=weekly python patch

    Although unmaintained since 2002, the Cetus collection of Python
    hyperlinks retains a few gems.
    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://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0042/

    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.

    del.icio.us presents an intriguing approach to reference commentary.
    It already aggregates quite a bit of Python intelligence.
    http://del.icio.us/tag/python

    *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/topic/python/ (requires subscription)
    http://groups-beta.google.com/groups?q=python-url group:comp.lang.python*&start=0&scoring=d&
    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
    There is *not* an RSS for "Python-URL!"--at least not yet. Arguments
    for and against are occasionally entertained.


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