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Python-URL! for January 24, 2000

Jan 24, 2000, 15:13 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cameron Laird)

Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2000 06:44:38 -0600 (CST)
From: "Cameron Laird" claird@NeoSoft.com

The 8th International Python Conference begins with much-below-freezing temperatures outside and an unprecedented growth of pre-registrants inside. Expect a *very* productive week
http://www.python.org/workshops/2000-01/

Christian Tismer endows Python with continuations and co-rou- tines while trimming its stack and time weight. It's even promised for a Palm
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=576789536

John Grayson announces the appearance of the first book focused on Tkinter
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=575925861

Michael P. Reilly taxonomizes four distinct approaches to dealing with a pty
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=574772821

Aahz March provides an example of threading which is not only suitable for beginners but even useful for Web workers
http://www.deja.com/[ST_rn=ps]/getdoc.xp?AN=570016307&fmt=text

Edward Welbourne's excellent treatise on proper use of exceptions
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=575782124
Note Fred L. Drake's stylistic follow-up (not yet URLized)

Michael Hudson and Tim Peters preach better Python through self-discipline
http://www.deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=576276046

jim kraai summarizes .ini knowledge beyond ConfigParser
http://x35.deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=576839546

Do your Python applications want to know operating system version information, which libc is in charge, how many processors are run- ning, and so on? M.-A. Lemburg provides answers
http://starship.python.net/crew/lemburg/platform.py

Telling testimony to Python's virtues (note the last sentence)
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=575774205


Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:

Python.org's Python Language Website is the center of Pythonia
http://www.python.org

Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group mailing lists
http://www.python.org/sigs/

Python Consortium emerges as an independent nexus of activity
http://www.python.org/consortium

Python To-Do List anticipates some of Python's future direction
http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/todo.py

The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects Python resources
http://www.vex.net/~x/parnassus/

Python Journal is at work on its second issue
http://www.pythonjournal.com

Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive what AI can generate
http://www.links2go.com/search?search=python

Archive probing trick of the trade:
http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=&DBS=2&ST=PS&defaultOp=AND&LNG=ALL&format=threaded&showsort=date&maxhits=100&groups=comp.lang.python

Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here:
http://purl.org/thecliff/python/url.html
or
http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=~g%20comp.lang.python%20Python-URL%21

Suggestions/corrections for next week's posting are always welcome.
http://www.egroups.com/list/python-url-leads/

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-- The Python-URL! Team--

Dr. Dobb's Journal (http://www.ddj.com) is pleased to participate in and sponsor the "Python-URL!" project.