Enterprise customers often have specific requirements and restrictions. Sometimes, an internet connection isn't always available, so traditional package management techniques don't work. Nir Cohen describes Wagon, which takes Python wheels, packages them together, adds metadata, and allows for offline extraction and installation.
No Starch Press’ Python Playground provides a fairly large and varied collection of projects that aim to show how Python can be used in such different contexts as creating ASCII art, birds simulation, interfacing to Raspberry Pi, and more. InfoQ has spoken to the book’s author, Mahesh Venkitachalam.
InfoQ speaks with Brett Slatkin, senior staff software engineer at Google and author of Effective Python.
Overwhelmed the flood of new languages and libraries? JNBridge helps alleviate developer fatigue by mixing the libraries you know with the language you are learning.
"BDD In Action" is a book that aims to cover the full spectrum of BDD practices from requirements through to the development of production code backed by executable specifications and automated tests. 4
By combining asynchronous I/O with a shared-nothing architecture, PyParallel research project is able to execute code in a parallel context faster than it can using CPython’s normal interpreter. 1
Zato is an open-source ESB and application server written in Python. It is designed to integrate systems in SOA and to build backend applications (i.e. API only). 2
Despite the fact that Python is not a pure-functional programming language, it's multi-paradigm and it gives you enough freedom to take advantage of the functional programming approach.
Christopher Moyer has written a new book, which revolves around architecture and design patterns that can be used to build and host scalable, reliable applications in the cloud.
JetBrains is one of the few companies that thrives selling developer tools. In this interview you get some insight in their strategies, current and new products and future plans. 5
Nuxeo announced in 2006 that they were switching their core product from Python to Java. We recently caught up with Eric Barroca, CEO at Nuxeo, to find out about their current product architecture. 14