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Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Oct 26)

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Subject:  Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Oct 26)
Date:  Tue, 26 Oct 2010 20:30:53 +0000
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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

    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.

    "We're experimenting with Python 2.7's support for themed Tkinter
    (ttk) for simple GUI's and have come away very impressed!!":

    PyCon is back.  Check out the Extreme and Sprint and ... possibilities:

    Argentine Pythoneers have plenty of which to be proud, including even
    a multilingual Python Magazine:

Everything Python-related you want is probably one or two clicks away in
these pages:'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
    mailing lists

    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.

    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

    Although unmaintained since 2002, the Cetus collection of Python
    hyperlinks retains a few gems.

    Python FAQTS

    The Cookbook is a collaborative effort to capture useful and
    interesting recipes.

    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
    SourceForge reincarnation. 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*

    Python articles regularly appear at IBM DeveloperWorks:

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