Python News Digest 23-29.11

Interviews with the authors of Python Testing with pytest and Python Crash Cours, learn to work with Neurotech data 'fNIRS' and more
29 November 2019   396

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

Read the inteview with Guido, check what's new in Python 3.9a1 and check the latest update for munggoggo.

Guides

  • Learn to Work with Next Gen. Neurotech Data ‘fNIRS’

Get started with fNIRS sensing data specifically oxygenated hemoglobin “HbO2/HbO” data for analyzing a data stream from a sensor

Articles

  • Guido van Rossum on How Python Makes Thinking in Code Easier

A conversation with the creator of the world’s most popular programming language on removing brain friction to work better.

  • What’s New in Python 3.9a1

The first draft changelog for Python 3.9 alpha 1 is out, so it's time to check it.

  • Python Community Interview With Brian Okken

Brian Okken is the author of Python Testing with pytest, and the host of two Python-related podcasts

  • Variable Explorer improvements in Spyder 4

Spyder, popular Python IDE, will receive a major update in the nearest future, so it's time to get familiar with some of the upcoming features

Updates

  • munggoggo

Asyncio based agent platform written in Python and based on RabbitMQ

  • pytest-quarantine

A plugin for pytest to manage expected test failures

  • tsaug

Package for time series augmentation

Podcast

  • Interview with Eric Matthes

Kelly Paredes (Curriculum guru, Google educator and co-host) and Sean Tibor (computer science teacher and co-host) interview Eric Matthes, author of Python Crash Cours

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   959

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