Python-URL! - Weekly Python News and Links (May 20)
May 21, 2003, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
QOTW: "OOP can save you from debugging software to the same extent that
COBOL can remove the need for programmers." -- Mark Carter
"A real system has no top." -- Bertrand Meyer
Alex Martelli explains why a 'synchronized' keyword (such as in
Java) would not be Pythonic.
Anthony Baxter wants to know if you're making strange use of
The deadline for Python 11 - OSCON 2003 early bird registration is
May 23rd, 2003. The conference will be held July 7-11, 2003 in
Portland, Oregon, USA.
Matplotlib 0.2: A pure python plotting library designed to bring
publication quality plotting to python with a syntax familiar to
mxODBC Zope Database Adapter 1.0.6: Allows you to easily connect
your Zope installation to just about any database backend.
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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