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PyCoder’s Weekly: Issue #408 (Feb. 18, 2020)

#408 – FEBRUARY 18, 2020 View in Browser » Finding the Perfect Python Code Editor Find your perfect Python development setup with this review of Python IDEs and code editors. Writing Python using IDLE or the Python REPL is great for simple things, but not ideal for larger programming projects. With this course you’ll get an overview of the most common Python coding environments to help you make an informed decision. REAL PYTHON video Overloading Functions in Python Python does not natively support function overloading (having multiple functions with the…

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PyCoder’s Weekly: Issue #407 (Feb. 11, 2020)

#407 – FEBRUARY 11, 2020 View in Browser » Understanding Best-Practice Python Tooling by Comparing Popular Project Templates “Use Flake8, pytest, and Sphinx in your current Python project. Also evaluate pre-commit, black, and Pylint. For your next project, consider adding poetry and Dependabot.” JONAS KEMPER Playing and Recording Sound in Python Learn about libraries that can be used for playing and recording sound in Python, such as PyAudio and python-sounddevice. You’ll also see code snippets for playing and recording sound files and arrays, as well as for converting between different…

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PyCoder’s Weekly: Issue #405 (Jan. 28, 2020)

#405 – JANUARY 28, 2020 View in Browser » Python GUI Programming With Tkinter In this article, you’ll learn the basics of GUI programming with Tkinter, the de-facto Python GUI framework. Master GUI programming concepts such as widgets, geometry managers, and event handlers. Then, put it all together by building two applications: a temperature converter and a text editor. REAL PYTHON Pythonic Code Review [2016] “In this article I’ll focus on my personal experience in authoring and reviewing Python code from both psychological and technical perspectives. And I’ll do so…

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PyCoder’s Weekly: Issue #403 (Jan. 14, 2020)

#403 – JANUARY 14, 2020 View in Browser » A coverage.py Debugging Story Ned was getting reports for a mysterious disk I/O bug in the latest coverage.py release and asked the community for help. Read the crowd-sourced diagnosis on Hacker News and Ned’s follow-up post next. What a journey… NED BATCHELDER The “No Code” Delusion “2020 is going to be the year of ‘no code’: the movement that say you can write business logic and even entire applications without having the training of a software developer. I empathise with people…

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PyCon: Financial Aid Launches for PyCon US 2020!

PyCon US 2020 is opening applications for Financial Aid today, and we’ll be accepting them through January 31, 2020.To apply, first set up an account on the site, and then you will be able to fill out the application through your dashboard.The financial aid program aims to bring many folks to PyCon by limiting the maximum grant amount per person; in that way, we can offer support to more people based on individual need. The financial aid program reimburses direct travel costs including transportation, hotel, and childcare, as well as…

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