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Python-URL! for May 15, 2000

May 16, 2000, 18:23 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cameron Laird)

Date: Mon, 15 May 2000 23:36:32 -0500 (CDT)
From: Cameron Laird claird@NeoSoft.com
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (May 15)

The effbot automates answers to the most common introspective questions: What are my {functions,methods,classes}?
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=552444703
imports modules synthesized as strings
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=621152936
and converts Latin-1 to UTF-8
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=622559726

Measurement is a good thing. Measurement of Zope performance might even be an important thing
http://www.zope.org/Members/BwanaZulia/zope_benchmarks/benchmarks.html

Warren Postma creates lightweight database objects
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=623717108

Randall Hopper says a Python wrapper for "an industrial-strength scientific/data visualization package, now open-source" is in the works
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=623648095

Michael Hudson and Nick Mathewson reveal intimate details of their currying lives
http://x27.deja.com/viewthread.xp?AN=623342690

The Python FAQTS is turning into quite a high-quality resource
http://www.faqts.com/knowledge-base/index.phtml/fid/199/


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

eff-bot's complements this digest with his daily python url
http://hem.passagen.se/eff/url.htm

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

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

Python FAQTS
http://www.faqts.com/knowledge-base/index.phtml/fid/199/

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

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--

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