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Python-URL! for June 5, 2000

Jun 05, 2000, 20:39 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew M. Kuchling)

Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2000 09:07:49 -0500 (CDT)
From: Andrew M. Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jun 5)

It's finally public; Guido, Fred Drake, Jeremy Hylton, and Barry Warsaw are now working for BeOpen.
http://www.pythonlabs.com/letter.html

BeOpen ran an interview with Guido:
http://www.beopen.com/features/interviews/rossum_index.html

PythonWare announced the long-awaited release of PythonWorks 1.0. "PythonWorks is a rapid application development tool, designed for efficient development in Python. PythonWorks includes editors, a debugger, a user-interface design tool, project browser, deploy- ment tools, integrated on-line help, and a scriptable environment."
http://www.pythonware.com/products/works/main1.htm

Tim Peters showed how to implement the Dining Philosophers in Python:
http://x62.deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=628752464.1

PyGreSQL v3.0, an interface to PostgreSQL, has been released. The new version implements the DB-SIG API.
ftp://ftp.druid.net/pub/distrib/PyGreSQL.tgz

Eric S. Raymond has been working on CML2, a replacement for the Linux kernel configuration system that's written in Python.
http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/kbuild/

Also, Raymond's article in the Linux Journal's Python supplement (the one with the controversial cover) is now available online:
http://www2.linuxjournal.com/lj-issues/issue73/3882.html Unfortunately, most of the other articles aren't available:
http://www2.linuxjournal.com/lj-issues/issue73/lstoc.html

Other recent articles include an intro to PyQt:
http://www.sunworld.com/sunworldonline/swol-05-2000/swol-05-qt.html

And two introductory articles:
http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/network/2000/06/02/magazine/python_first_language.html
http://www.geeks404.com/programming/articles/prog.052600.intro_python.php


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://python.faqts.com/

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

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