PyCoder’s Weekly: Issue #393 (Nov. 5, 2019)

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#393 – NOVEMBER 5, 2019
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Python Adopts a 12-Month Release Cycle (PEP 602)

The CPython team moves to a consistent annual release schedule. More info here in PEP 602.

Build a Mobile App With the Kivy Python Framework

Learn how to build a mobile application with Python and the Kivy GUI framework. You’ll discover how to develop an application that can run on your desktop as well as your phone. Then, you’ll package your app for iOS, Android, Windows, and macOS.

Become a Python Guru With PyCharm


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The 2019 Python Developer Survey

“[We] aim to identify how the Python development world looks today and how it compares to the last two years. The results of the survey will serve as a major source of knowledge about the current state of the Python community and how it is changing over the years, so we encourage you to participate and make an invaluable contribution to this community resource. The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete.”

You Don’t Have to Migrate to Python 3

“Python 3 is great! But not every Python 2 project has to be migrated. There are different ways how you can prepare for the upcoming Python 2 End of Life.”

Why You Should Use python -m pip

Arguments for why you should always use python -m pip over pip/pip3 to control exactly which Python environment is used.

Thank You, Guido

“After six and a half years, Guido van Rossum, the creator of Python, is leaving Dropbox and heading into retirement.”

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Articles & Tutorials

Cool New Features in Python 3.8

What does Python 3.8 bring to the table? Learn about some of the biggest changes and see you how you can best make use of them.

Practical Log Viewers With Sanic and Elasticsearch

How to view log output from Docker containers in an automated CI/CD system in your GitHub pull requests, using Elasticsearch and a Python REST API built with Sanic.
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Traffic Sign Classification With Keras and Deep Learning

How to train your own traffic sign classifier/recognizer capable of obtaining over 95% accuracy using Keras and Deep Learning.

Python REST APIs With Flask, Connexion, and SQLAlchemy

In Part 4 of this series, you’ll learn how to create a Single-Page Application (SPA) to interface with the REST API backend that you built in Part 3. Your SPA will use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to present this REST API to a user as a browser-based web application.

How We Spotted and Fixed a Performance Degradation in Our Python Code

A post-mortem of how Omer’s team tracked down and fixed a performance regression introduced by a switch from Celery to RQ.

Python: Better Typed Than You Think

MyPy assisted error handling, exception mechanisms in other languages, fun with pattern matching and type variance.

Finding Definitions From a Source File and a Line Number in Python

Considering a filename and a line number, can you tell which function, method or class a line of code belongs to?

Visual Studio Online: Web-Based IDE & Collaborative Code Editor

Microsoft announced Visual Studio Online, an online IDE and cloud-based development environment based on VS Code.

Serving Static Files From Flask With WhiteNoise and Amazon CloudFront

This tutorial shows how to manage static files with Flask, WhiteNoise, and Amazon CloudFront.

Easily Build Beautiful Video Experiences Into Your Python App

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Projects & Code


Python Miami

November 9 to November 10, 2019

PiterPy Meetup

November 12, 2019

Happy Pythoning!
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