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QOTW: "A feature in isolation is a feature doomed to misuse." timbot
"The joy of coding Python should be in seeing short, concise, readable
classes that express a lot of action in a small amount of clear code -- not
in reams of trivial code that bores the reader to death." Guido van Rossum
Peter Hansen masterfully applies The Python Way of exception-handling
and object orientation in a tidy little response on the os module.
Python plays a role in unraveling Balkan atrocities.
Kris Zaragoza and others explain how to make your own use of MS SQL
Server with Python.
Python-bz2 "provides a comprehensive interface for the bz2 compression
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.
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
The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collect Python resources
Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
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.
email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
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*
Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive
what AI can generate
Tenth International Python Conference
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