Python: Links, News and Resources (1)

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My first links about this programming language:

Python is a general-purpose, high-level programming language[11] whose design philosophy emphasizes code readability.[12] Python claims to combine “remarkable power with very clear syntax”,[13] and its standard library is large and comprehensive.

Python supports multiple programming paradigms, primarily but not limited to object-oriented,imperative and, to a lesser extent, functional programming styles. It features a fully dynamic typesystem and automatic memory management, similar to that of Scheme, Ruby, Perl, and Tcl. Like other dynamic languages, Python is often used as a scripting language, but is also used in a wide range of non-scripting contexts. Using third-party tools, Python code can be packaged into standalone executable programs. Python interpreters are available for many operating systems.

The reference implementation of Python (CPython) is free and open source software and has a community-based development model, as do all or nearly all of its alternative implementations. CPython is managed by the non-profit Python Software Foundation.

The History of Python
A series of articles on the history of the Python programming language and its community.

Python Tools for Visual Studio

Contrasting Performance : Languages, styles and VMs – Java, Scala, Python, Erlang, Clojure, Ruby, Groovy

WSGI and the Pluggable Pipe Dream

WSGI Is Dead: Long Live WSGI Lite! (

Pump: A dead simple Pythonic abstraction of HTTP

The OpenSkills Sett: Who looks at Smalltalk?

Technical Discovery: Speeding up Python Again

Node.js, Ruby, and Python in Windows Azure

InfoQ: Ville Tuulos on Big Data and Map/Reduce in Erlang and Python with Disco

Simple UI (based on Ace) to edit code files in Windows Azure blob storage

Python client wrapper for Windows Azure storage

OAuth Python

See? We Don’t Need a Database … Yet |

But We Need a Database … Don’t We? |

Python IDE & Django IDE for Web developers : JetBrains PyCharm

A skip list container class in Python – IRR’s thoughts

Advice From An Old Programmer — Learn Python The Hard Way, 2nd Edition

Code & Beyond: PyPy 1.4: ¡más rápido, más furioso!

Using Python and PHP together

How I learned to stop worrying & love Python Packaging

Python ACT-R is an re-implementation of ACT-R, which is written in LISP
ACT-R is a cognitive architecture: a theory for simulating and understanding human cognition.

Python from Scratch: Getting Started | Nettuts+

Python for Lisp Programmers

Learn Python The Hard Way: Learn Python The Hard Way

functional language for computing with geometry

Clojure & Python, Side by Side | Justin Kramer

High Scalability – 6 Lessons from Dropbox – One Million Files Saved Every 15 minutes
99.9 % of their code is in Python. Used on the server backend; desktop client, website controller logic, API backend, and analytics.

PyCon 2011: How Dropbox Did It and How Python Helped

String Calculator – Python » Software Craftsmanship – Katas

Healthy Skepticism for the Impossible: Performance of CPython, Pypy, Java, and Go

Cloud business analytics: Write your own dashboard

Neopythonic: A new App Engine datastore API

Time To Diversify
The macro reasons for moving on to other platforms is in a constant quest to become a well-rounded ‘full stack’ developer. To be able to see the good and bad in different languages and platforms and use that experience to improve

Learning Python

Developer Year in Review: Programming Languages – O’Reilly Radar

Writing clean, testable, high quality code in Python

Scrapy | An open source web scraping framework for Python

Code & Beyond: Video: Windmill trae una alternativa al testing web

Google: Exploring Computational Thinking

Informática: la batalla de los lenguajes

Jim Hugunin – Farewell to Microsoft

Large Scale Natural Language Processing

(How to Write a ((Better) Lisp) Interpreter (in Python))

Data Control Made Easy With FluidDB | O’Reilly GMT

Bioinformatics Programming Using Python – O’Reilly Media

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Angel “Java” Lopez

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