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QOTW: "Forget ethical. We can do his homework for him, we can perhaps pass
exams for him, maybe graduate for him, and then with our luck, he'll get a
job in our office and we get to do his work for him." - Mel
How to set up printing/logging so they still work even with Unicode
Review of available parsers/lexers:
How is it behind the scenes at the first Spanish-language Pycon?
Developing a custom data warehouse vs. out-of-the-box ETL tool:
How to delete items from list given their indices:
Determining the target name in an assignment:
Best way to distribute Python programs:
In some corner cases, a module could get imported twice:
Very creative answers to a really trivial homework question:
Coroutines and generators:
Getting "the other" element from a dictionary containing only two keys:
Review of several webapp testing tools:
J. P. Calderone shares his reccomendations on structuring a Python
Python beginner asks for comments about his coding style:
Basic logging usage explained:
Checking for possible error conditions in advance isn't a substitute for
correct exception handling:
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" site:
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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