Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jan 14)

Paul Boddie paul at boddie.net
Mon Jan 14 19:27:00 CET 2002


    Python 2.1.2c1 is released, but which version of Python is the
    "real deal"?
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=e4b3d28366e91b2e 
    
    Pyreverse-0.1 isn't just about reverse engineering - documentation
    generation and dependency analysis are tempting features.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=d558b917cda81073
    
    XPipe brings the "assembly line" approach to XML processing.
        http://xpipe.sourceforge.net
    
    Reptile Web Server is another Python Web server with interesting
    features.  
        http://www.vex.net/parnassus/apyllo.py?i=875970117
    
    For graphical user interfaces in Tkinter, there's Tix, Tixapps
    and SpecTix.
        http://www.vex.net/parnassus/apyllo.py?i=282309491
        http://www.vex.net/parnassus/apyllo.py?i=871394850
        http://www.vex.net/parnassus/apyllo.py?i=893488186
    
    IPy provides support for understanding and manipulating IP addresses.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1010435881.3423.clpa-moderators%40python.org
    
    Roundup 0.4.0b1 is an issue-tracking system with multiple user
    interfaces.  
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1010535060.21853.clpa-moderators%40python.org
    
    Another project related to the Software Carpentry competitions is
    SCons 0.03.  
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1010759845.5091.python-list%40python.org
    
    Of interest to mxODBC users, mx COMMERCIAL Extension Package 2.0.4
    for Python 2.2 is released.  
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1010760256.6724.python-list%40python.org
    
    Criticism of Python's performance usually brings out interesting tips. 
    Here, PyInline and Numeric are demonstrated in the subsequent
    investigation.  
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=11ff341f7cc1f6aa
    
    Metaclasses seem to be getting more exposure... in discussions of the 
    comparative merits of Python and Ruby, and on the desire to move the "self" 
    parameter somewhere else.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=fd46503cc68700cc
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=73aa667cce269fe6
    
    Does anything actually support "digest authentication"? Regardless
    of whether anything does, M2Crypto has been enhanced with AuthCookie
    - a potential competitor in the middle ground of authentication.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=e5f58b9e45550ec
    

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Everything 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
    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=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python.announce

    Michael Hudson continued Andrew Kuchling's marvelous tradition
    of summarizing action on the python-dev mailing list once every
    other week, into July 2001.  Any volunteers to re-start this
    valuable series?
        http://starship.python.net/crew/mwh/summaries/
        http://www.amk.ca/python/dev

    The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collect 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 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.de/oo_python.html

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

    The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
    SourceForge reincarnation.
	http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=355470&group_id=5470&func=browse
	http://python.sourceforge.net/peps/pep-0042.html

    Python Journal is at work on its second issue
        http://www.pythonjournal.com

    Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive
    what AI can generate
        http://www.links2go.com/search?search=python

    Tenth International Python Conference 
        http://www.python10.org            

    Archive probing tricks of the trade:
        http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python&num=100
        http://groups.google.com/groups?meta=site%3Dgroups%26group%3Dcomp.lang.python.*

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