We've all heard that the only way to get good at fixing bugs in through
experience – the school of hard knocks. Experienced programmers aren’t
1 replies - 11520 views - 09/08/12 by Jim Bird in Articles
For the 757 Python Meetup group, someone proposed looking at some Python code they had which was slow. The code implemented a variation on the Elo chess...
0 replies - 4262 views - 08/21/12 by Steven Lott in Articles
Continuing on in my series on gevent and Python, this article gets down
into practical details, showing you how to install gevent and get started with
0 replies - 11153 views - 08/05/12 by Rick Copeland in Articles
Today I'm happy to make two book-related announcements.
MongoDB with Python and Ming Book
First off, I've collected, edited, and
expanded upon the the...
0 replies - 4979 views - 07/25/12 by Rick Copeland in Articles
In a previous post, I gave an introduction to gevent to show some
of the benefits your application might get from using gevent
greenlets instead of threads....
0 replies - 5639 views - 07/25/12 by Rick Copeland in Articles
When I started writing Motor,
my async driver for Tornado and MongoDB, my main concern was
maintainability. I want 100% feature-parity with the official...
0 replies - 2523 views - 07/20/12 by A. Jesse Jiryu Davis in Articles
Tornado is a popular asynchronous Python web server, and MongoDB a
widely used non-relational database. Alas, to connect to MongoDB from a...
0 replies - 5526 views - 07/08/12 by A. Jesse Jiryu Davis in Articles
There are a lot of different ways to write MapReduce jobs!!!
Sample code for this post https://github.com/joestein/amaunet
I find streaming scripts a good...
1 replies - 4805 views - 07/06/12 by Joe Stein in Articles
This post hails from the year 2010 - interesting to see how Heroku adoption has evolved since then. With the success of Heroku,
both in terms of...
0 replies - 6189 views - 06/14/12 by Gareth Rushgrove in Articles
0 replies - 5384 views - 04/10/12 by Snippets Manager in Uncategorized
dotCloud's goal is to provide a bunch of different independent
services that you can use as building blocks to build your application.
If you need a...
0 replies - 7893 views - 03/28/12 by Ken Cochrane in Articles
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1 replies - 3590 views - 02/23/12 by Snippets Manager in Uncategorized
Using open as a context manager is a great way to ensure your file handles are closed properly and is becoming common:with open('/some/path', 'w') as f:
0 replies - 4112 views - 01/15/12 by Michael Foord in Articles
I got the chance to read the book NumPy 1.5 Beginner's Guide written by Ivan Idris and published by Packt Publishing
last month. My impression of the book...
0 replies - 3692 views - 01/14/12 by Giuseppe Vettigli in Articles
While the use of Python on Android has been made possible for some time now through SL4A, the Python for Android project has set out to make things even...
0 replies - 7969 views - 01/10/12 by Chris Smith in Articles
A fixed point for a function is a point at which the value of the
function does not change when the function is applied. More formally, x is a fixed point...
0 replies - 5972 views - 01/09/12 by Giuseppe Vettigli in Articles
Packt Publishing offered to organize a contest with prize – 2 print copies and 2 ebooks of the book NumPy Beginner’s Guide.
How to Win NumPy...
0 replies - 8507 views - 01/05/12 by Idis Sa in Announcements
MongoDB, as some of you may know, has a process-wide write lock. This
has caused some degree of ridicule from database purists when they
discover such a...
3 replies - 9218 views - 01/04/12 by Rick Copeland in Articles
One of my favorite subjects is comparing and contrasting tools and
frameworks available today. Python and Ruby are probably the big 2
4 replies - 16415 views - 12/16/11 by Jeff Dickey in Articles