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Python-URL! for March 13, 2000

Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2000 12:31:26 -0600 (CST)
From: Fredrik Lundh [email protected]
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
Subject: Dr. Dobb’s Python-URL! – weekly Python news and links (Mar
13)

Lutz Prechelt: An Empirical Comparision of C, C++, Java, Perl,
Python, Rexx, and Tcl for a Search/String-Processing Program
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=595690155

Greg Wilson: Computer Science Logo Style micro review.
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=595683712

Fredrik Lundh: How to optimize Python programs (coding it in C
doesn’t always help):
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=594801557

O’Reilly’s Frank Willison interviews Jeff Elkner on using Python
in high school:
http://www.oreilly.com/frank/

Evelyn Mitchell: Python 101 Cheat Sheet – a quick reference
document for newcomers to the language:
http://www-4.ibm.com/software/developer/library/cheatsheet3.html

Christian Tismer and Will Ware: The Python Microthreads
Manual
http://world.std.com/~wware/utdoc.html

Also see:
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=596846422

Guido van Rossum (et al): Unicode Patches Now Available
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=595900999

Greg Landrum: How to install pythonware.com’s PIL distribution
on top of python.org’s Python for Windows distribution:
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=596580430

http://www.python.org/windows/

http://www.pythonware.com/downloads.htm

Fredrik Lundh: Yet another console driver for Windows
http://w1.132.telia.com/~u13208596/console.htm

Steve Spicklemire: Python Xtra for Macromedia Director
http://opensource.spvi.com/

Darrell Gallion: A Forth-like interpreter in Python
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=596285164

Les Schaffer: How to build Numerical Python using Distutils
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=593844846

Aahz Maruch: What is Python 3000?
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=596125736

Jean-Claude Wippler: How to handle field names in Metakit
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=595637091

Fredrik Lundh: __builtin__ vs. __builtins__
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=596226529

Al Christians: How to translate between ASCII and EBCDIC
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=595083828

Fredrik Lundh: Why your regular expressions may run faster in
Python 1.6
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=595232124

Tad Ashlock: What If Python Replaced Elisp?
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=594738040

Andrew Csillag: Supporting #line directives?
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=593821528

Warren Postma: Python for PLC-type Control Systems
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=593836395

Don Tuttle: “What percentage of your paid, professional time do
you get to use Python?”
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=593443841

Imran Ghory: “When you have technical support like this, what do
you do?”
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=594895808


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 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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here:
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or

http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=~g%20comp.lang.python%20Python-URL%21

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