Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Apr 9)
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Wed Apr 9 12:36:23 CEST 2003
QOTW: "Figuring out the simplest thing is often very hard." Bruce Eckel
"People are so full of context." Bengt Richter
A proposal for overloadable assignment is met with general
disapproval, but provokes the suggestion of a new ':=' operator
with no default semantics.
Informal comparisons of distributed computing technologies,
including CORBA, XML-RPC, SOAP, ...
More descriptions than you want of the theory of ints and floats.
apm.py 0.1.0: The goal of apm.py is providing of an uniform and
platform independent interface to APM.
Novelwriting 0.3: Generates random text based on a user-defined
pyGDChart2 alpha: A Python interface to the popular GDChart
PyKDE-3.5-1: A set of Python bindings for the basic KDE libraries.
It allows you to build KDE applications in Python and use KDE
widgets, dialogs and other features as well.
python-ldap-2.0.0pre07: An object-oriented API to access LDAP
directory servers from Python programs.
PythonMagick 0.4: PythonMagick is a wrapper around GraphicsMagick.
SCons 0.13: SCons is a software construction tool (build tool, or
make tool) written in Python.
SQLObject 0.3: SQLObject is an object-relational mapper. It
allows you to translate RDBMS table rows into Python objects, and
manipulate those objects to transparently manipulate the database.
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
Notice especially the master FAQ
PythonWare complements the digest you're reading with the
daily python url
Mygale is a news-gathering webcrawler that specializes in (new)
World-Wide Web articles related to Python.
While cosmetically similar, Mygale and the Daily Python-URL
are utterly different in their technologies and generally in
comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software. Be
sure to scan this newly-revitalized newsgroup at least weekly.
Brett Cannon continues the marvelous tradition established by
Andrew Kuchling and Michael Hudson of summarizing action on the
python-dev mailing list once every other week.
The Python Package Index catalogues packages.
The somewhat older Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects references
to all sorts of Python resources.
Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
The Python Business Forum "further[s] the interests of companies
that base their business on ... Python."
The Python Software Foundation has replaced the Python Consortium
as an independent nexus of activity
Cetus does much of the same
The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
The online Python Journal is posted at pythonjournal.cognizor.com.
editor at pythonjournal.com and editor at pythonjournal.cognizor.com
welcome submission of material that helps people's understanding
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