On behalf of the Python development team, it's my privilege to announce the first beta release of Python 3.4.
This is a preview release, and its use is not recommended for production settings.
Python 3.4 includes a range of improvements of the 3.x series, including hundreds of small improvements and bug fixes. Major new features and changes in the 3.4 release series include:
Python 3.4 is now in "feature freeze", meaning that no new features will be added. The final release is projected for late February 2014.
To download Python 3.4.0b1 visit:
Please consider trying Python 3.4.0b1 with your code and reporting any new issues you notice to:
-- Larry Hastings, Release Manager larry at hastings.org (on behalf of the entire python-dev team and 3.4's contributors)