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   353

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 18 - 24.01

Using SciPy for optimization, coders thoughts on safety in Python, hunter update and other interesting posts, articles and stuff
24 January 2020   76

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

Make some fun with Python, learn about Gandiva, how to filter pandas dataframe using the Multiple conditions and other interesting stuff

Guides

  • Scientific Python: Using SciPy for Optimization

Learn about SciPy ecosystem and how it differs from the SciPy library, how to install SciPy using Anaconda or pip and see some of its modules and check an examples that use the clustering and optimization functionality in SciPy

  • open and Python

Did you know that misusing Python’s open() and the interaction of CPython’s GC and UNIX semantics can lead to unexpected results

  • Having some fun with Python

Writing some strange code for fun and learning experiences

  • Gandiva, using LLVM and Arrow to JIT and evaluate Pandas expressions

This post talks about Gandiva - it provides a compiler to generate LLVM IR that can operate on batches of Apache Arrow

  • Pandas dataframe filter with Multiple conditions

Learn how to filter pandas dataframe using the Multiple conditions

Articles

  • Is there anything safe in python?

Skilled programmer's thoughts on safety in Python

Updates

  • voice flight following

This interesting solution reads the name closest city to the aircraft based on simulator GPS position

  • typer

Python lib to build CLI applications

  • sql2json

Python written tool that query a sql database and write an output in JSON format in standard output

  • Hunter

Code tracing toolkit