Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (May 26)

Discussion in 'Python' started by Cameron Laird, May 26, 2004.

  1. QOTW: "This wouldn't be the first place where my fondness for things that
    work has gotten me into trouble ..." -- Nick Vargish, on Python

    "Typing is cheap. Thinking is expensive." Roy Smith


    Computer Associates International Inc. ... well, it's not clear
    *what* it's doing, apart from publicity, but one possible
    outcome is that thoroughly Pythonic Plone will suddenly become
    welcome in The Enterprise
    http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1599309,00.asp
    http://plone.org/foundation/announcement
    http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/040524/nym203_1.html

    IBM now employs distinguished Pythoneer Mark Pilgrim
    http://diveintomark.org/archives/2004/03/01/blue

    Fernando Perez writes penetratingly on Python as a substitute for,
    say, bash for daily work
    http://www.scipy.net/pipermail/ipython-user/2004-April/000275.html

    Jacek Generowicz not only asks for agreement that "compiling
    dynamics languages ... can give significant speedups", but
    presents evidence for the proposition
    http://groups.google.com/groups?frame=left&th=d2348b3083caf371

    "There Ain't No Such Thing As Plain Text" engages the passion of Paul
    Prescod, Roger Binns, and other experienced Pythoneers
    http://groups.google.com/groups?frame=left&th=161304412c3dd9a8

    Riverbank Computing announces PyQt v3.12
    http://www.riverbankcomputing.co.uk/pyqt/index.php

    The next General Assembly of the Python Business Forum will
    be on 9 June 2004 in Goteborg, at the end of EuroPython 2004
    http://www.python-in-business.org
    http://www.europython.org/conferences/epc2004/pressreleases/update20040519

    Kent Johsnon illustrates why Python's callbacks are better than
    Java inner classes
    http://www.pycs.net/users/0000323/weblog/2004/05/19.html#P46

    Greg Wilson gives his vision of extensibility
    http://www.third-bit.com/~gvwilson/xmlprog.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.

    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


    Suggestions/corrections for next week's posting are always welcome.
    E-mail to <> should get through.

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    "Python-URL!".


    -- The Python-URL! Team--

    Dr. Dobb's Journal (http://www.ddj.com) is pleased to participate in and
    sponsor the "Python-URL!" project.
    Cameron Laird, May 26, 2004
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  2. Cameron and the other authors:

    Just wanted to thank you guys for putting together the Python-URL.
    It's something I look forward to each week and it also serves a
    greater purpose by helping to tie the python community together.
    Kevin Dahlhausen, May 27, 2004
    #2
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