Python News Digest 2-8.11

Build a mobile app with Kivy framework, traffic sign recognizer with Keras, using Dunder methods to refine your data model and more
08 November 2019   445

Greetings! I hope your week went great! Here's new "snaky" programming news digest.

Learn how the Omer’s team found and fixed a performance regression, how to manage static files with Flask, WhiteNoise, and Amazon CloudFront, less known modules of Python standart library and more.

Guides

  • Build a Mobile App With the Kivy Python Framework

Learn how to create a mobile\desktop app with Python and the Kivy GUI framework.

  • Traffic Sign Classification With Keras and Deep Learning

Create your our 95% accuray traffic sign recognizer with Keras and Deep Learning.

  • How We Spotted and Fixed a Performance Degradation in Our Python Code

See how Omer’s team found and fixed a performance regression introduced by a switch from Celery to RQ.

  • Serving Static Files From Flask With WhiteNoise and Amazon CloudFront

Learn how to manage static files with Flask, WhiteNoise, and Amazon CloudFront.

  • Less Known Bits of the Python Standard Library

Couple of less known modules that may be useful.

  • Using Dunder Methods to Refine Your Data Model

Learn how to use this Python feature by telling of a short story.

Updates

  • LocalStack

LocalStack gives an easy-to-use test/mocking framework for developing Cloud applications.

  • Awesome Robotic Tooling

A bunch of powerful robotic resources and tools for professional robotic development with ROS in C++ and Python.

  • conrad

It helps you track conferences and meetups on your terminal!

Python News Digest 21 - 27.03

Fast subsets of large datasets with Pandas, how to use Pandas read_html, new pip resolver release announced and more
27 March 2020   902

Greetings! I hope your week went great! Here's new frontend technologies news digest.

Learn how to do a binary search in Python, check the introduction to SQLAlchemy ORM for Django developers, read about the Python code metrics and other cool things, prerpared for you.

Guides

  • Fast subsets of large datasets with Pandas and SQLite

Tutorial about fast subsets of large datasets with Pandas and SQLite

  • The Python math Module: Everything You Need to Know

This guide will teach you all about Python’s math module for higher-level mathematical functions

  • How to use Pandas read_html to Scrape Data from HTML Tables

Detailed tutorial on how to use Pandas read_html method for scraping data from HTML

  • More on service layers in Django

Another chapter of post about the drawbacks of using a service layer architecture for building Django apps.

Articles

  • New pip resolver to roll out this year

Developers says there will be big changes to how pip determinates what to install, based on the package requirements

Updates

  • Python 3.9.0a5

Early developer preview of Python 3.9 is now available

  • superstring.py

Library for heavy-text manipulation in Python

  • WhyNot

A Python sandbox for decision making in dynamics

  • PySimpleGUI-COVID19

Python written tools to help analyze the spread of the COVID-19 virus

  • Z3

Python-written theorem prover from Microsoft Research