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QOTW: "I like how being very friendly means calling people after a guy who
tried to blow up the English Parliament." - Carl Banks
unichr/ord cannot handle characters outside the BMP in a narrow build:
How to determine if a class implements a particular interface:
Igor Novikov provides a lovely small pure-Python extension to
manage ARGB cursors in Tkinter.
Why does `some_integer += 1` create a new integer object instead of
incrementing the current value?
Iterating and mutating a list from two or more threads:
Mapping message identifiers to methods:
A class definition doesn't introduce a new lexical scope - and that's
a Good Thing [long thread]:
A clean way of adding directories to the module search path:
Recipe: convert an existing module into a package or sub-package
Tools for designing professional-looking applications for Windows:
The basics for doing Web applications in Python:
What CAN'T be done in Python?
Favorite debugging tools?
In 3.1, print() requires the terminal to be correctly configured with
respect to locale settings:
Idea: expand the for statement to accept additional, nested 'for's and
an '= if' clause:
Everything Python-related you want is probably one or two clicks away in
Python.org's Python Language Website is the traditional
center of Pythonia
Notice especially the master FAQ
PythonWare complements the digest you're reading with the
marvelous daily python url
Just beginning with Python? This page is a great place to start:
The Python Papers aims to publish "the efforts of Python enthusiasts":
The Python Magazine is a technical monthly devoted to Python:
Readers have recommended the "Planet" sites:
comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software. Be
sure to scan this newsgroup weekly.
Python411 indexes "podcasts ... to help people learn Python ..."
Updates appear more-than-weekly:
The Python Package Index catalogues packages.
Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
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.
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.
Among the ways you can support PSF is with a donation.
The Summary of Python Tracker Issues is an automatically generated
report summarizing new bugs, closed ones, and patch submissions.
Although unmaintained since 2002, the Cetus collection of Python
hyperlinks retains a few gems.
The Cookbook is a collaborative effort to capture useful and
Many Python conferences around the world are in preparation.
Watch this space for links to them.
Among several Python-oriented RSS/RDF feeds available, see:
For more, see:
The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
del.icio.us presents an intriguing approach to reference commentary.
It already aggregates quite a bit of Python intelligence.
Enjoy the *Python Magazine*.
*Py: the Journal of the Python Language*
Dr.Dobb's Portal is another source of Python news and articles:
and Python articles regularly appear at IBM DeveloperWorks:
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