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   1023

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

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   332

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