|From:||"Gabriel Genellina" <python-url-AT-phaseit.net>|
|Subject:||Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Oct 26)|
|Date:||Tue, 26 Oct 2010 20:30:53 +0000|
QOTW: "It is stunning how often you can guess which of two packages will be the source of a bug just by seeing which one hurts more to look at." - seebs http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/msg/f24fc... This year's SciPy India conference will be held in Hyderabad from December 13th to 18th. FOSSEE covers most conference costs. The sprints already scheduled are mind-blowing. http://scipy.in/scipyin/2010/ "We're experimenting with Python 2.7's support for themed Tkinter (ttk) for simple GUI's and have come away very impressed!!": http://mail.python.org/pipermail/tkinter-discuss/2010-Oct... PyCon is back. Check out the Extreme and Sprint and ... possibilities: http://us.pycon.org/2011 Argentine Pythoneers have plenty of which to be proud, including even a multilingual Python Magazine: http://www.python.org/ar/ ======================================================================== 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 Just beginning with Python? This page is a great place to start: http://wiki.python.org/moin/BeginnersGuide/Programmers The Python Papers aims to publish "the efforts of Python enthusiasts": http://pythonpapers.org/ The Python Magazine is a technical monthly devoted to Python: http://pythonmagazine.com Readers have recommended the "Planet" site: http://planet.python.org comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software. Be sure to scan this newsgroup weekly. http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.python.announce/... Python411 indexes "podcasts ... to help people learn Python ..." Updates appear more-than-weekly: http://www.awaretek.com/python/index.html The Python Package Index catalogues packages. http://www.python.org/pypi/ Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group mailing lists http://www.python.org/sigs/ 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. http://www.pythonology.com/success 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/donations/ The Summary of Python Tracker Issues is an automatically generated report summarizing new bugs, closed ones, and patch submissions. http://search.gmane.org/?author=status%40bugs.python.org&... nullege is an interesting search Web application, with the intelligence to distinguish between Python code and comments. It provides what appear to be relevant results, and demands neither Java nor CSS be enabled: http://www.nullege.com Although unmaintained since 2002, the Cetus collection of Python hyperlinks retains a few gems. 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://code.activestate.com/recipes/langs/python/ 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: http://www.python.org/channews.rdf For more, see: http://www.syndic8.com/feedlist.php?ShowMatch=python&... The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a SourceForge reincarnation. http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=355470&group_id=... http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0042/ del.icio.us presents an intriguing approach to reference commentary. It already aggregates quite a bit of Python intelligence. http://del.icio.us/tag/python Enjoy the *Python Magazine*. http://pymag.phparch.com/ *Py: the Journal of the Python Language* http://www.pyzine.com Python articles regularly appear at IBM DeveloperWorks: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/search/searchResults.js... 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