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Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Dec 15)

QOTW (in the OS agnostic category): "There is a (very popular) Python
package out there which exposes the win32 api. I'm not sure what it's
called. (win32api? pythonwin? win32all?)" -- Francis Avila

QOTW (in the popular vote category): "So far, python has been the easiest
language to learn I've ever come across. I tried learning perl, and it
was a disaster.... Too convoluted. Python is a breath of fresh air.
Also, the docs and support here is excellent. :-) My thanks to all the
volunteers who put in time to build python." -- Kamus of Kadizhar
Zunbeltz Izaola wants to know more about preferred usage of getters and
setters in python.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...f.wm.lc.ehu.es

Aaron Watters announces xsdb, the eXtremely Simple Database, written in
python and featuring an optional server mode built on stackless.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...***@python.org

Jan Decaluwe finds help on introspection of cells, an implementation
detail of nested scopes.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...andecaluwe.com

M.-A. Lemburg announces the release of eGenix mxODBC Zope Database
Adapter Version 1.0.7, which is available for Zope 2.3 through 2.7 and
allows you to easily connect your Zope installation to just about any
database backend.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...***@python.org

Christopher Koppler finds out how to send mouse clicks to a windows gui
application.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...ing.google.com

Todd Miller announces the release of numarray-0.8, an array processing
package designed to efficiently manipulate large multi-dimensional
arrays.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...***@python.org

Michael Stroeder releases python-ldap-2.0.0pre18, an object-oriented API
to access LDAP directory servers from Python programs.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...***@python.org

Christian Tismer announces that Stackless 3.0 can now pickle
generators...
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...***@python.org

...and shows a way to use Stackless with Zope in a quick hack example of
a long-running Python method which "prints" lines to the browser.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...***@python.org

Itamar Shtull-Trauring announces the release of Twisted 1.1.1, an
event-driven networking framework for server and client applications.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...***@python.org

David M. Wilson gets some links to better understanding and working with
__metaclass__.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...ing.google.com

Paul Rubin asks "What GUI toolkit looks the best?" Swap in OS or editor
for GUI and you're properly forewarned.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...s.brouhaha.com

Allen questions python's future, believing it to be incompatible with
.net.
http://groups.google.com/groups?thre...mb-m14.aol.com

Gustavo Niemeyer announces lunatic-python 0.1, a two-way bridge between
Python and Lua, allowing these languages to intercommunicate.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...***@python.org

Fredrik Lundh announces the release of WCK for Tkinter 1.0, an extension
API that allows you to implement custom widgets in pure Python.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...***@python.org

David McNab announces pythonfs - a framework which allows mountable
linux filesystems to be implemented in pure python and available to
linux users.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...***@python.org

Ruben Marquez is pleased to find demos in win32all allowing Python to
operate as a nearly complete shell extension, and to interact with the
shell interfaces.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...ing.google.com

Wilfredo Sanchez gets a tip on deleting a message with imaplib.
http://groups.google.com/gr*********...news.apple.com

Manage Linux file systems with a high-level Pythonic programmatic
interface.
http://groups.google.com/groups?selm...t%40python.org

Jim Hugunin appears to be on the verge of another miracle, following
up his Jython masterpiece with a sophisticated implementation of
Python for the .NET CLR.
http://www.google.com/groups?selm=87...sf%40pobox.com
================================================== ======================
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 newly-revitalized newsgroup at least weekly.
http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=d...ython.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 has replaced the Python Consortium
as an independent nexus of activity
http://www.python.org/psf/

Cetus does much of the same
http://www.cetus-links.org/oo_python.html

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

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?...ShowStatus=all
The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
SourceForge reincarnation.
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid...70&func=browse
http://python.sourceforge.net/peps/pep-0042.html

The online Python Journal is posted at pythonjournal.cognizor.com.
ed****@pythonjournal.com and ed****@pythonjournal.cognizor.com
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=d...python&num=100
http://groups.google.com/groups?meta....lang.python.*

Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here:
http://www.ddj.com/topics/pythonurl/
http://purl.org/thecliff/python/url.html (dormant)
or
http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_q=+Python-URL!&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python
Suggestions/corrections for next week's posting are always welcome.
E-mail to <Py********@phaseit.net> should get through.

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-- The Python-URL! Team--

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