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   972

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 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   129

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