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The Edmonton Python User Group

Python News for January

Events

PyCon US - May 2017, Portland US

DjangoCon - August 13-18, 2017 - Spokane, Washington

Books

Python Data Science Handbook: Essential Tools for Working with Data

From Python to Numpy - a NEW free book on scientific computing in python

News

Python 3.6.0

Python 2.7.13

Articles, Tutorials and Talks

Cool New Features in Python 3.6 Video Walkthrough

The Iterator Protocol: How for Loops Work in Python

Be Careful with Python’s New-Style String Format by Armin Ronacher.

format_string.format(event=event)
{event.__init__.__globals__[CONFIG][SECRET_KEY]}

Use Django or end up building a Django

Django-Allauth vs. Django Social Auth vs. Python-Social-Auth

Automating Django Deployments With Fabric and Ansible

Using Docker and Docker Compose for Local Development and Small Deployments

Cracking The BBC’S GCHQ Puzzlebook Challenge With Python

If Samuel transcribed what Louis wrote…
…and Louis wrote what Ludwik translated…
…and Ludwik translated what Tim said…
…then what did Tim say?

Here is Samuel’s transcription:

  IN AAAAIAN INAAANAIA IA IAINA AI AA IAIIA IAA AAIAAINN AA IAAANN IAINANI
  NA ANNNNMA NAANIANMN NN ANNAN NN AM MNNNN ANI MAAINNIA AM NNAMIA NNAANIN
  AM MMIAAMA MMIMAAMMA MM AMAAA MA AM AAAMA AAA MAMAAAAM AM AAIMMM MMMMAMA

The Cliff’s Notes of Tech Talks

Pythonic code review

Awesome Functional Python

Introduction to MongoDB and Python

Articles on python’s take over of scientific computing

Why I still use Python for high performance scientific computing

The homogenization of scientific computing, or why Python is steadily eating other languages’ lunch

Theano Dev now supports OpenCL (unclear if Radeon cards work)

Releases

Grumpy: Go running Python!

Numpy 1.12 is on RC2 expect it out soon [numpy does linear algebra, it turns python into matlab]

Flask-Diamond

PEP8 Speaks

elizabeth

pixiedust

Podcasts