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   447

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 14 - 20.03

Learn how Monty Python can teach you to code, why does all() return True if the iterable is empty, create WebRTC working example and more
20 March 2020   313

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

  • What Monty Python’s Ministry of Silly Walks can teach us about peer review

Even Monty Python can be used to learn programming

  • How to Do a Binary Search in Python

Tutorial that will teach you how to do a binary search in Python

  • Why does all() return True if the iterable is empty?

A detailed answer to the interesting question, that can usefu for both beginners and experienced Python developers

  • Introduction to SQLAlchemy ORM for Django Developers

Learn about the differences between SQLAlchemy and Django ORM from this tutorial

  • WebRTC: a working example

This tutorial will guide you through the process of creating a simple video chat app using Python and JS that leverages WebRTC

Articles

  • The most critical Python code metric

Great overview of Python code metric

  • Against service layers in Django

Author explains why there's no need for service layers in Django, in his opinion

  • Documentation as a way to build Community

Learn why documentation is a valuable thing when creating the community

  • HTTP Desync Attacks with Python and AWS

A small but interesting reseach of the certain type of attacks

  • Get started using treq to make async calls in Python

A material for the beginners - guide to asynchronous API calls with Python's Twisted package