Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jan 20)
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Mon Jan 20 20:16:59 CET 2003
QOTW: "Python does not support buffer overflows, sorry." Martin v. L=F6wis
"You don't write generic functions because you're sloppy and don't care
about the quality of your input parameters, you write generic functions
because they're the most flexible way of designing a solution." Bjorn Petersen
Cristos Georgiou demonstrates that Guido has a new baby in the house.
Gerhard H=E4ring shows how to use a property to provide sanity checks
on an attribute.
Tim Peters explains why you can't do method overloading in Python.
Scenic Charleroi, Belgium, will host The Second EuroPython Python
and Zope Conference at the end of June.
ResourcePackage 1.0.0a3 - A tool that makes it possible to import
binary objects as if they were Python code.
SimpleTAL - A stand alone implementation of TAL and TALES, the
language that powers Zope page templates.
SCons - A python-powered build/make tool.
rlcompleter2 - An autocompleter that shows docstrings and more.
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.
Partial archives are at
The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collect 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
of Python use, and offer Web presentation of your work.
*Py: the Journal of the Python Language*
Tenth International Python Conference
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