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Fellow Pythonistas,

Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! for the week of 24 March 2004. Happy reading!

--> Jijo

----- Forwarded message from Cameron Laird <python-url@???> -----
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Mar 24)
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Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 15:17:12 -0500

QOTW: "Python's value proposition is that it is a tool for grown ups." -- Mike
C. Fletcher

"A Pythonista trying to convince a world of Java heads to do it another way?
Your cries for sanity will be lost in the 'public static void'." -- Eric
    http://www.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.115.1079583713.742.python-list%40python.org



    Dennis Lee Bieber, Aahz, and Jeff Epler all provide high
    signal-to-noise ratios in demonstrating how to begin to
    use threads
        http://groups.google.com/groups?frame=left&th=7419a916da622272
    For one example of the vistas available to those willing
    to look beyond conventional threading, recall David Mertz'
    microthreading
    http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-pythrd.html


    Timbot illustrates how apparently simple thread use can go
    wrong with his "import deadlock" example
    http://groups.google.com/groups?th=8dd560d10458f9db


    Brian Kelley, Elaine Jackson, Robert Brewer, and Jesper Olsen
    show how good simple Python graph management can be
    http://groups.google.com/groups?frame=left&th=681a96be1be972cb
    http://groups.google.com/groups?frame=left&th=df43196c32d307c3


    Adult discussions of Pythonic performance center on an
    image-processing problem
    http://groups.google.com/groups?frame=left&th=bdd7cbed8e8f6bf


    Robert Brewer aptly explains how to think about the applicability
    of regular expressions
    http://groups.google.com/groups?frame=left&th=2c10045d217343bd


    Duncan Smith automates Microsoft Word with Python
    http://groups.google.com/groups?th=cd5b7a83d3495dc9


    Premshree Pillai offers a Web-based Python-coded "Tic Tac Toe"
    as a baseline for beginners in Python Web- and game-work.
    http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python/Recipe/275150



========================================================================
Everything Python-related you want is probably one or two clicks away in
these pages:

    Python.org's Python Language Website is the traditional
    center of Pythonia
        http://www.python.org
    Notice especially the master FAQ
        http://www.python.org/doc/FAQ.html


    PythonWare complements the digest you're reading with the
    marvelous daily python url
         http://www.pythonware.com/daily  
    Mygale is a news-gathering webcrawler that specializes in (new)
    World-Wide Web articles related to Python.
         http://www.awaretek.com/nowak/mygale.html 
    While cosmetically similar, Mygale and the Daily Python-URL
    are utterly different in their technologies and generally in
    their results.


    comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software.  Be
    sure to scan this newsgroup weekly.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python.announce


    Brett Cannon continues the marvelous tradition established by 
    Andrew Kuchling and Michael Hudson of intelligently summarizing
    action on the python-dev mailing list once every other week.
    http://www.python.org/dev/summary/


    The Python Package Index catalogues packages.
        http://www.python.org/pypi/


    The somewhat older Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects references
    to all sorts of Python resources.
        http://www.vex.net/~x/parnassus/   


    Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
    mailing lists
        http://www.python.org/sigs/


    The Python Business Forum "further[s] the interests of companies
    that base their business on ... Python."
    http://www.python-in-business.org


    The Python Software Foundation (PSF) has replaced the Python
    Consortium as an independent nexus of activity.  It has official
    responsibility for Python's development and maintenance. 
        http://www.python.org/psf/
    Among the ways you can support PSF is with a donation.
        http://www.python.org/psf/donate.html


    Cetus collects Python hyperlinks.
        http://www.cetus-links.org/oo_python.html


    Python FAQTS
        http://python.faqts.com/


    The Cookbook is a collaborative effort to capture useful and
    interesting recipes.
    http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python


    Among several Python-oriented RSS/RDF feeds available are
    http://www.python.org/channews.rdf
    http://bootleg-rss.g-blog.net/pythonware_com_daily.pcgi
    http://python.de/backend.php
    For more, see
    http://www.syndic8.com/feedlist.php?ShowMatch=python&ShowStatus=all
    The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
    SourceForge reincarnation.
        http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=355470&group_id=5470&func=browse
        http://python.sourceforge.net/peps/pep-0042.html


    The online Python Journal is posted at pythonjournal.cognizor.com.
    editor@??? and editor@???
    welcome submission of material that helps people's understanding
    of Python use, and offer Web presentation of your work.


    *Py: the Journal of the Python Language*
        http://www.pyzine.com


    Archive probing tricks of the trade:
        http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python&num=100
        http://groups.google.com/groups?meta=site%3Dgroups%26group%3Dcomp.lang.python.*


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