Python News Digest 3-9.08

Python is one of the most actively developing programming languages, and our regular news digest proves it
08 August 2019   823

Hello all! Hope you are doing fine! Here's the Python News digest. Enjoy!

Today, newbies will learn about Python Float(), how to use Qt5 library of built-in widgets to build your applications, 5 steps to learn Python in a proper way and many other things. And a preview of the freshest PyCharm will be interesting for skilled guys

Guides

  • Python 3.7.3 : Using the flask - part 008.

8th part of the tutorial that will show you how to understand the flash method and fix exceptions.

  • Python Float()

This tutorial explains Python float() method in detail

  • Using Qt5's library of built-in widgets to build your applications

Part of getting started with PyQt5 guide series, which talks about the Qt5 library of widgets to develop your own apps

  • Inheritance and Composition: A Python Guide

Great article forthe newbies that will give everything student need  to know about inheritance and composition in Python

  • 5 Steps to Learning Python the Right Way

Handy tips for those who learn Python, both for complete amateurs and those who are going to improve their level

Videos

  • "Python Oddities Explained" - Trey Hunner (PyCon AU 2019)

  • "Goodbye Print Statements, Hello Debugger!" - Nina Zakharenko (PyCon AU 2019)

  • Python standard library: dict.keys, dict.values, and dict.items

Updates

  • sphinxcontrib.datatemplates 0.5.0

An extension for Sphinx to render parts of reStructuredText pages from data files in formats like JSON, YAML, etc

  • PyCharm 2019.2.1 Preview

Preview of the newest version of popular Python IDE

Podcast

  • Build Your Own Knowledge Graph With Zincbase - Episode 223

Tom Grek from Versatile, AI enthusiast, talks about using Zincbase for creating personal knowledge graph.

Python News Digest 5 - 11.10

Learn how to create a Python C extension module, write DNS server in Python, why floating point numbers lie and other interesting things
11 October 2019   96

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

Learn about hash tables, adding maps to django webapp with and about fast HTTP clients. Also, long podcast will give you the tips on how to "win" interview on Python tech vacancy.

        Guides

        • Hash tables

        Learn about hash tables are, why they are being used them, and how they’re used to implement dictionaries in the most popular Python interpreter: CPython.

        • Building a Python C Extension Module

        Tutorial that will show you how to create Python interfaces in C and other things.

        • How to Add Maps to Django Web App Projects with Mapbox

        Instruction on how to add maps and location-based data to your web applications using Mapbox.

        • Write your own DNS server in Python hosted on Kubernetes

        Tutorial with code example on the topic, mentioned in the header

        • Python and fast HTTP clients

        Big guide on HTTP clients in Python

        Articles

        • PyPy’s New JSON Parser

        Article covers the decisions that were made to develop the new and improved parser.

        • Six Django template tags not often used in tutorials

        Covers "unpopular" template tags for Django

        • The Numbers, They Lie

        They really do? 

        • Is Rectified Adam (RAdam) Actually Better Than Adam (optimizer)?

        *spoiler* According to author's 24 experiemnts - no.

        Podcast

        • Winning the Python software interview

        James Timmins from RealPython talks what to do at software interview.