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 - 5681 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 - 6395 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 - 8916 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 - 15595 views - 12/16/11 by Jeff Dickey in Articles
The folks at CERN wanted a better way to search High Energy Physics fulltext paper repositories and bibliographical databases that produce result set numbers...
0 replies - 4922 views - 11/26/11 by David Pell in Articles
First of all, we’re really sorry. We have been saying that Python
support for the embedded database is coming in “a few weeks” or “next...
0 replies - 7163 views - 11/17/11 by Jacob Hansson in Articles
Before coming to Fiesta
I had worked with Java almost exclusive for the past six years. The
codebase at my previous company was about 2,000 files and...
1 replies - 4698 views - 11/14/11 by Daniel Gottlieb in Articles
OpenCV (Open Source Computer Vision) is a library of programming functions for real time computer vision [Ref]. In this post we will see how to use some of the...
0 replies - 10176 views - 11/12/11 by Giuseppe Vettigli in Articles
I’ve been really positive about Cloud Foundry, seeing it as doing the sort of things for PaaS that OpenStack
does for IaaS. If Cloud Foundry succeeds in...
1 replies - 6017 views - 11/08/11 by Ben Kepes in News
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Folks like to claim that unit testing absolutely requires each class be
tested in isolation using mocks for all dependencies. This is a noble
4 replies - 10199 views - 09/24/11 by Steven Lott in News
3 replies - 9978 views - 08/21/11 by Snippets Manager in Uncategorized
The brilliant engineers and scientists over at Cyberdyne Systems IBM
introduced the "first computing core that combines digital 'neurons' and
2 replies - 24143 views - 08/18/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose
I'm an avid subscriber of the delightful weekly (sometimes) Python-URL!
email, highlighting the past week's interesting discussions across the
1 replies - 8847 views - 08/18/11 by Michael Mccandless in News
We are looking for the best speakers willing to share their skills and experience with developers and managers.
This year, ConFoo is dedicated to software...
0 replies - 13676 views - 08/15/11 by Yann Larrivee in Announcements