Python-URL! - Weekly Python News and Links (February 3)
Feb 09, 2003, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
QOTW: "I'd say that Python's greatest strength is that it took me about
two months to become as competent at Python as I was after two years of
C++." Mark Charsley
"I think it a pretty firm rule that the more experienced and talented a
programmer is, the LESS likely s/he is to claim her code is bug free."
Excellent concepts for Exception use appear throughout a recent thread.
A discussion of the ways one can test python code for errors before
A question about accepting both sequences and strings as a
non-sequence evolves into a discussion of performance, interfaces, and
what exactly it means to be a string.
A discussion of how to do translate common Perl idioms to Python.
A discussion of the ways that static variables can be simulated in Python.
KORBA - .Net for python went through several upgrades in the last week.
Twisted 1.0.2 - a framework for building internet server and client
Blog with (CGI) Python: Pyblosxom 0.6.
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 Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collect 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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