Python-URL! - Weekly Python News and Links (March 10)
Mar 11, 2003, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
QOTW: "I don't need coding advice, I need a psychiatrist" -- Paul Moore
"Visual BASIC uses me" -- Dennis Lee Bieber
"I'm not real sure how to work with a language that doesn't fight me tooth
and nail." -- Nilesta
A discussion of the whether the re module should have an "and"
An attempt to explain generators leads to a description of
iterators, iterables, and generators.
A question about iterating over a class leads to a discussion of how
special methods differ from normal methods in new-style classes.
A question on performance differences across platforms leads to
discussion and measurements of different Python versions, among
The PEP-308 vote will have completed by the time this is posted.
wxPython 126.96.36.199 is now available. wxPython is a popular
cross-platform gui toolkit.
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/.
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welcome submission of material that helps people's understanding
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