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Pack Up the Wagon, We're Going Offline

Posted by Nir Cohen on  Jan 28, 2016

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 Review and Q&A with the Author

Posted by Sergio De Simone on  Dec 25, 2015

Python Playground provides a large and varied collection of projects to show how Python can be used in such different contexts as ASCII art, birds simulation, interfacing to Raspberry Pi, and more.

Author Q&A with Brett Slatkin on Effective Python

Posted by Jeff Martin on  Oct 05, 2015

InfoQ speaks with Brett Slatkin, senior staff software engineer at Google and author of Effective Python.

Fighting Developer Fatigue with JNBridge

Posted by Wayne Citrin on  Oct 01, 2015

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.

Interview and Book Review: BDD In Action

Posted by Craig Smith on  May 10, 2015

"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

PyParallel: A Fast Parallel Version of Python

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Dec 23, 2013

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 - Python-based ESB and Backend Application Server

Posted by Dariusz Suchojad on  Jul 06, 2013

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

Fn.py: Enjoy Functional Programming in Python

Posted by Alexey Kachayev on  Feb 25, 2013

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.

New Book: Building Applications in the Cloud

Posted by Roopesh Shenoy on  Aug 09, 2011

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.

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