|| ||"Cameron Laird" <python-url-AT-phaseit.net>|
|| ||Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Mar 14)|
|| ||Sun, 14 Mar 2004 14:18:44 -0500|
SCOTW ["Snappy comeback ..."]: In response to a misguided plea, "where can
I find Paris Hilton video?", timbot answers: "comp.lang.perl.misc".
QOTW: "Class definitions should *NOT* be nested." -- Aahz
The editor bets that the most important Pythoneering right
now has to do with mobile telephones. While there's still
no coherent treatment of what's going on there, Douglas
Rushkoff at least describes the landscape
Perhaps the big accomplishment of the week was to sharpen
understanding of what reload() does. This has particular
relevance for those exploiting IDEs
Timothy C Delaney provides a tough-minded recipe for
development of reliable Python code
Gorny's BTK makes it easy to do ugly low-level networking
Paul McGuire helpfully introduces the subject of "Calling
Matlab from Python"
Aahz explains in two sentences a serious hazard in letting
a function import
Python's logging needs simplicity
Pexpect is a pure-Python extension with an interesting
property: while most developers appear to have no use for
it, those who do want it recognize *immediately* how it
solves their problems
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
Mygale is a news-gathering webcrawler that specializes in (new)
World-Wide Web articles related to Python.
While cosmetically similar, Mygale and the Daily Python-URL
are utterly different in their technologies and generally in
comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software. Be
sure to scan this newsgroup weekly.
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.
The Python Package Index catalogues packages.
The somewhat older Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects references
to all sorts of Python resources.
Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
The Python Business Forum "further[s] the interests of companies
that base their business on ... Python."
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.
Cetus collects Python hyperlinks.
The Cookbook is a collaborative effort to capture useful and
Among several Python-oriented RSS/RDF feeds available are
For more, see
The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
The online Python Journal is posted at pythonjournal.cognizor.com.
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