Velocity Reviews - Computer Hardware Reviews

Velocity Reviews > Newsgroups > Programming > Python > Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Oct 27)

Reply
Thread Tools

Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Oct 27)

 
 
Cameron Laird
Guest
Posts: n/a
 
      10-27-2003
QOTW: "Rule of thumb: if you can't find it, it's in section 2 of the
library docs." John J. Lee
http://groups.google.com/groups?selm...sf%40pobox.com

"Monte Carlo sampling is no way to understand code." Gordon McMillan
http://groups.google.com/groups?selm...199.171.54.194


Alan Kennedy introduces use of HTML-embedded Python as a scripting
plugin with the Windows Scripting Host for Internet Explorer.
http://groups.google.com/groups?selm...%40hotmail.com

What if the next step beyond Python isn't functional languages,
but ... Python!?
http://blog.colorstudy.com/ianb/webl...10/21.html#P17
http://blogs.gotdotnet.com/emeijer/P...d-2d287ef64460
http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Coo.../Recipe/157034
http://zephyrfalcon.org/weblog/arch_...0_04.html#e362

List comprehensions and generators are now old enough to have
their own offspring. PEP 289 explains how expressive, if oc-
casionally "heavy", their intelligent mating can be.
http://groups.google.com/groups?fram...724f50ccf344e5

PythonDoc's important. You particularly need to know, "What's new
in 2.0" (look for the section under that title).
http://effbot.org/zone/pythondoc.htm

Joe Marshall reports aspects from exceedingly interesting
experiments in bouncing between Python, Matlab, .NET (!), Scheme,
Common Lisp, C++.
http://groups.google.com/groups?selm...%40ccs.neu.edu

The Cookbook's active ferment continues to bubble up novel treats.
Alex Martelli provides curried functions that beat the corresponding
closures in performance.
http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Coo.../Recipe/229472

Francis Avila shows how to think about an advanced regular
expression problem (but note the typo a follow-up corrects).
http://groups.google.com/groups?selm....supernews.com

The Twisted distribution is packed full of treasures. Peter
Hansen mentions the example of LivePage, which unites Flash on one
end with Python on the other, through links of at least a dozen
different dramatically-buzzworded technologies.
http://groups.google.com/groups?selm...%40engcorp.com

Enthusiast Andy Sy explains why Python trounces C++ and Java
for GL-oriented high-performance cross-platform development.
Note his comments about GTK+ vs. Qt.
http://lists.free.net.ph/pipermail/c...er/001510.html

Command-line MacOS X work introduces a few magic words even for
those familiar with the Unix of its ancestors. Russell E. Owen
shows how these apply to PYTHONPATH assignment.
http://groups.google.com/groups?fram...115826716a5710

One handy way to print content under Windows is to bring it up
in an instance of Internet Explorer (for example), and let IE
take responsibility for talking to the printer.
http://groups.google.com/groups?selm...47%40attbi_s52

Can Python calculate network addresses and related quantities? Sure.
http://groups.google.com/groups?selm...t%40python.org


================================================== ======================
Everything Python-related you want is probably one or two clicks away in
these pages:

Python.org's Python Language Website is the traditional
center of Pythonia
http://www.python.org
Notice especially the master FAQ
http://www.python.org/doc/FAQ.html

PythonWare complements the digest you're reading with the
marvelous daily python url
http://www.pythonware.com/daily
Mygale is a news-gathering webcrawler that specializes in (new)
World-Wide Web articles related to Python.
http://www.awaretek.com/nowak/mygale.html
While cosmetically similar, Mygale and the Daily Python-URL
are utterly different in their technologies and generally in
their results.

comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software. Be
sure to scan this newly-revitalized newsgroup at least weekly.
http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=d...ython.announce

Brett Cannon continues the marvelous tradition established by
Andrew Kuchling and Michael Hudson of intelligently summarizing
action on the python-dev mailing list once every other week.
http://www.python.org/dev/summary/

The Python Package Index catalogues packages.
http://www.python.org/pypi/

The somewhat older Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects references
to all sorts of Python resources.
http://www.vex.net/~x/parnassus/

Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
mailing lists
http://www.python.org/sigs/

The Python Business Forum "further[s] the interests of companies
that base their business on ... Python."
http://www.python-in-business.org

The Python Software Foundation has replaced the Python Consortium
as an independent nexus of activity
http://www.python.org/psf/

Cetus does much of the same
http://www.cetus-links.org/oo_python.html

Python FAQTS
http://python.faqts.com/

Among several Python-oriented RSS/RDF feeds available are
http://www.python.org/channews.rdf
http://bootleg-rss.g-blog.net/pythonware_com_daily.pcgi
http://python.de/backend.php
For more, see
http://www.syndic8.com/feedlist.php?...ShowStatus=all
The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
SourceForge reincarnation.
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid...70&func=browse
http://python.sourceforge.net/peps/pep-0042.html

The online Python Journal is posted at pythonjournal.cognizor.com.
http://www.velocityreviews.com/forums/(E-Mail Removed) and (E-Mail Removed)
welcome submission of material that helps people's understanding
of Python use, and offer Web presentation of your work.

*Py: the Journal of the Python Language*
http://www.pyzine.com

Archive probing tricks of the trade:
http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=d...python&num=100
http://groups.google.com/groups?meta....lang.python.*

Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here:
http://www.ddj.com/topics/pythonurl/
http://purl.org/thecliff/python/url.html (dormant)
or
http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_q=+Python-URL!&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python


Suggestions/corrections for next week's posting are always welcome.
E-mail to <(E-Mail Removed)> should get through.

To receive a new issue of this posting in e-mail each Monday morning
(approximately), ask <(E-Mail Removed)> to subscribe. Mention
"Python-URL!".


-- The Python-URL! Team--

Dr. Dobb's Journal (http://www.ddj.com) is pleased to participate in and
sponsor the "Python-URL!" project.

 
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jul 21) Irmen de Jong Python 5 07-21-2003 10:53 PM
Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jul 14) Irmen de Jong Python 0 07-14-2003 08:44 AM
Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jul 7) Irmen de Jong Python 0 07-07-2003 12:02 PM
Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jun 30) Irmen de Jong Python 0 06-30-2003 10:58 AM
Re: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Sep 24) Cameron Laird Python 3 06-28-2003 04:55 PM



Advertisments