Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2000 18:23:32 -0600 (CST) Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Mar 27) From: "Fredrik Lundh" <firstname.lastname@example.org> ComputerWorld Canada: 'Python Puts the Squeeze' http://www.itworldcanada.com/cw/archive/cw16-05/cw_wtemplate.cfm?filename=c165sb1.htm UCSC Extension: Python Programming Course http://www.ucsc-extension.edu/knowledge_is_timeless/qd/softlist.taf?function=detail New releases: Stacey Verner: POVTalk -- a natural language based 3D scene generator: http://homepages.ihug.co.nz/~synopsis/computing/main.html FourThought: new versions of 4DOM, 4XPath and 4XSLT. http://fourthought.com/4Suite/4DOM/ http://fourthought.com/4Suite/4XPath/ http://fourthought.com/4Suite/4XSLT/ Georg Mischler: Python for Autocad (release 0.2) http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=597100850 Duncan Grisby: omniORB for Python (pre-release 2) http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=596902633 Hints, tips, and other useful stuff seen on the newsgroup: Gordon McMillan: How to implement synchronized blocks in Python: http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=598532061 Fredrik Lundh: How to figure out the event name inside a Tkinter event callback: http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=597839028 Michael Hudson: How to calculate SHA hashes: http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=598658648 Fredrik Lundh: An Asynchronous Whois Client: http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=598407343 Travis Oliphant: Signal Processing with Numerical Python http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=597424795 Tim Peters: Citizens, Virgins, and Turds -- all you ever wanted to know about Python's dictionary implementation: http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=597157519 And finally, Steven Majewski tells us the true story behind the Python SPAM conferences: http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=598401775 ======================================================================== Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages: Python.org's Python Language Website is the center of Pythonia http://www.python.org eff-bot's complements this digest with his daily python url http://hem.passagen.se/eff/url.htm Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group mailing lists http://www.python.org/sigs/ Python Consortium emerges as an independent nexus of activity http://www.python.org/consortium The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects Python resources http://www.vex.net/~x/parnassus/ Python To-Do List anticipates some of Python's future direction http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/todo.py Python Journal is at work on its second issue http://www.pythonjournal.com Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive what AI can generate http://www.links2go.com/search?search=python Archive probing trick of the trade: http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=&DBS=2&ST=PS&defaultOp=AND&LNG=ALL&format=threaded&showsort=date&maxhits=100&groups=comp.lang.python Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here: http://purl.org/thecliff/python/url.html or http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=~g%20comp.lang.python%20Python-URL%21 Suggestions/corrections for next week's posting are always welcome. http://www.egroups.com/list/python-url-leads/ To receive a new issue of this posting in e-mail each Monday morning, ask <email@example.com> to subscribe. Mention "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.