Articles tagged in python

  1. Django 1.0 Released

    Django 1.0 is finally released today and looks like it is going to be a good stable platform for many Python developers to build their next web app on. Tried to pick up Django 2 and half years ago but I've never managed to write a full application from …
  2. Python, BASIC, Optimus Prime and a Truck

    Saw this quote from programming.reddit yesterday. Python's a drop-in replacement for BASIC in the sense that Optimus Prime is a drop-in replacement for a truck. Best quote so far this week.
  3. Reddit gone Open Source, but TechCrunch don't get it

    Reddit is about one of few tech-related social news sites that I read regularly (especially programming.reddit.com). The others are Slashdot and Hacker News. The big news is -- they have gone Open Source! Since reddit's beginning, we have stood on the shoulders of giants in the open source world …
  4. Moved from Twitter to Jaiku

    I have not been twittering much recently because of one and only one reason. That has been on my status page for a few weeks now and I have only been twittering via IM (routing it through my own Jabber server). That sucks. While they have been triumphing the fact …
  5. Google App Engine - AWS Competitor?

    Google has just launched a preview version of Google App Engine, a development platform for your next start-up web-based application that is designed to be scalable. Looks like it is designed to compete against Amazon Web Services, and it includes the full suit of development stack, including: Web serving environment …
  6. Guido on Python 3000 Status

    Guido van Rossum: Python 3000 Status: A schedule was first published around a year ago; we were aiming for a first 3.0 alpha release by the end of the first half of 2007, with a final 3.0 release a year later. (Python 3.0 will be the version …
  7. Trackback 'Em All 0.1 Released

    I have just released Trackback 'em All 0.1. It is basically an RSS/Atom feed to pingbacks/trackbacks converter. It fetches a list of RSS/Atom feeds, scan through the entries, and send pingback/trackback to all external links in the feed entries. I have actually been using it …
  8. Performance Comparison with 6 Leading Web Frameworks

    Alrond's technoblog: The performance test of 6 leading frameworks. Very interesting read, as Alrond tested Django (Python), TurbGears (Python), Ruby on Rails 1.1.6/1.2.1 (Ruby), Catalyst (Perl), Code Igniter (PHP) and Symfony (PHP), using various load and memory testing utilities. His conclusion? Django is fast, and …
  9. Python Wart with Exception and Stack Frame

    Last Friday at work we were trying to figure out a strange behaviour with the destructor of some of our wrapper objects in Python. We used a lot of wrapper object in Python to handle object life cycle of our CORBA objects, as they don't have the built-in reference counting …
  10. Python 2.5 Released

    Python 2.5 has been released, and here are some of the highlights and new features. I have especially been looking forward to PEP 342, PEP 343 and SQLite3 becoming standard package. Now, when is Python 3000 coming?
  11. IronPython 1.0 Released

    IronPython 1.0 has been released. IronPython has been on my "to-play" list ever since the start of this project, and being an "old school" developer I would love to take a look on .NET.
  12. Python and Braces

    Don't like the fact that there is no braces in Python? Fancy to have curly brackets around your code blocks? Well, not a chance. $ python Python 2.4.3 (#1, Jul 22 2006, 23:54:13) [GCC 3.4.6 (Gentoo 3.4.6-r1, ssp-3.4.5-1.0, pie-8.7 …
  13. YDN Python Developer Centre

    Simon of the Django fame has put together Python Developer Centre for Yahoo! Developer Network. Many useful articles on how to access Yahoo's API with Python, and hopefully there will be more upcoming.
  14. So, GvR Likes Django

    First of all, I like FLOSS, a podcast where Chris DiBona and Leo Laporte interviews various respective figures in the free/libral/open source software scene. Ever since they advertised that Guido van Rossum will be in the next show, I have been eagerly waiting for this interview. Well, it …
  15. Zawodny on Python or Ruby

    Jeremy Zawodny asked "Ruby or Python", when trying to pick up a new language to add into his collection of tools. Many have contributed comments, and so far there seems to be more Python people on board, even though many have tried to comment subjectively (Ian Bicking for example). Interesting …
  16. web.py Gone Public Domain

    web.py, the minimalistic Python web application framework which I rant about two and half months ago, has been re-released as Public Domain by its author Aaron Swartz, announced in this mail to the news group. 2 and half months down the track, web.py has not changed much, despite …
  17. Guido wants your input on Python web frameworks

    One of Guido's earliest assignment at Google is to write a mid-size web applications for internal use, and he is sharing his opinions on his research on Python web frameworks. At the end he hasn't found anything that is satisfactory, even though the requirement is straight forward. By browsing …