Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jun 2)
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Thu Jun 3 00:45:15 CEST 2004
QOTW: "You can use subclassing to extend the interface of objects, and
to reuse implementation. But you should avoid using it JUST to reuse
implementation." -- Chad Netzer
"Never access the same external resource from multiple threads." -- Aahz"
Andrew Kuchling's making the first Python Bug Day possible
Will Steve Menard take JPype beyond what JPE has achieved?
Now pysh joins IPython as a sort of rival to bash
Seo Sanghyeon puts a lot of work into indexing Pypackages
The latest Zope book is in German
Michele Simionato illustrates Python's itertool-related chop(),
a far different thing than Perl's standard library member
Jeff Epler begins to make explicit an important distinction that
most experienced developers have so internalized that they
consistently fail to articulate it to beginners: what exactly
the shell does beyond undecorated process management
Phil Frost sketches an interesting success at exploiting Python
as an operating system (!)
Everything Python-related you want is probably one or two clicks away in
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
marvelous 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 newsgroup weekly.
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.
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 (PSF) has replaced the Python
Consortium as an independent nexus of activity. It has official
responsibility for Python's development and maintenance.
Among the ways you can support PSF is with a donation.
Cetus collects Python hyperlinks.
The Cookbook is a collaborative effort to capture useful and
Among several Python-oriented RSS/RDF feeds available are
For more, see
The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
The online Python Journal is posted at pythonjournal.cognizor.com.
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welcome submission of material that helps people's understanding
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