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Issue #531 (June 28, 2022)

#531 – JUNE 28, 2022

Build a Tic-Tac-Toe Game With Python and Tkinter

In this step-by-step project, you’ll learn how to create a tic-tac-toe game using Python and the Tkinter GUI framework. Tkinter is cross-platform and is available in the Python standard library. Creating a game in Python is a great and fun way to learn something new and exciting!
REAL PYTHON

Six Things I Do Every Time I Start a Django Project

When you start a new Django project you have some housekeeping tasks and some decisions to make. This article talks about some of the key things you might want to do when starting a new project.
BRENTON CLEELAND

Get Started: Infrastructure as Code With Python on AWS [Workshop]

In this on-demand workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of Infrastructure as Code through a series of guided exercises. You will be introduced to Pulumi, an infrastructure as code platform, where you can use Python to provision modern cloud infrastructure →
PULUMI sponsor

Should You Use AsyncIO for Your Next Web Application?

Python’s AsyncIO web ecosystem continues to mature, but should you build your next production application with one of these shiny new frameworks such as FastAPI, Starlette, or Quart?
STEVEN PATE • Shared by Steven Pate

Four More Python Packages Found Stealing AWS Credentials

AX SHARMA

Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2022 Results Available

STACKOVERFLOW.CO

Django 4.1 Beta 1 Released

DJANGO SOFTWARE FOUNDATION

urllib3 Announces Bounty Program

URLLIB3.READTHEDOCS.IO

Open Source Security Foundation Funds PSF

OPENSSF.ORG

Discussions

Should I Learn Java or Python Next?

DARCY DECLUTE

What Tone to Use in Code Review Suggestions?

HACKER NEWS

Python Jobs

Senior Python Software Engineer (San Francisco, CA, USA)

MyOme

Senior Full-Stack Web Developer (Anywhere)

MonetizeMore

Backend Software Developer (Draper, UT, USA)

Canopy

Gameful Learning Developer (Ann Arbor, MI, USA)

University of Michigan

Python Technical Architect (USA)

Blenderbox

Software Engineer (Los Angeles or Dallas) (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

Causeway Capital Management LLC

DevOps Engineer (Ann Arbor, MI, USA)

University of Michigan

Academic Innovation Developer (Ann Arbor, MI, USA)

University of Michigan

Software Development Lead (Ann Arbor, MI, USA)

University of Michigan

Principal Python Engineer (100% Remote) (San Francisco, CA, USA)

Nira

More Python Jobs >>>

Articles & Tutorials

How to Patch requests to Have a Default Timeout

Python’s requests provides the ability to timeout when fetching content, but it isn’t turned on by default. If you’ve got a large code base there is a chance you have a call that could hang forever. This article describes how to monkeypatch requests to provide default timeout capabilities.
ADAM JOHNSON

Python mmap: Doing File I/O With Memory Mapping

In this video course, you’ll learn how to use Python’s mmap module to improve your code’s performance when you’re working with files. You’ll get a quick overview of the different types of memory before diving into how and why memory mapping with mmap can make your file I/O operations faster.
REAL PYTHON course

Data Elixir: Data Science Newsletter

Data Elixir is an email newsletter that keeps you on top of the latest tools and trends in Data Science. Covers machine learning, data visualization, analytics, and strategy. Curated weekly with top picks from around the web →
DATA ELIXIR sponsor

The subprocess Module: Wrapping Programs With Python

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to leverage other apps and programs that aren’t Python, wrapping them or launching them from your Python scripts using the subprocess module. You’ll learn about processes all the way up to interacting with a process as it executes.
REAL PYTHON

Don’t Let Dicts Spoil Your Code

The dict is the go-to data structure for Python programmers, but its loose relationship to the data can be problematic in large data streams. Learn more about why you might choose a different data structure and when.
ROMAN IMANKULOV

String translate and maketrans Methods

The str methods translate and maketrans are lesser used, but helpful. You can use translate to replace characters in a string using a translation map, and maketrans helps you to build those maps.
RODRIGO GIRÃO SERRÃO

3 Things to Know Before Building With PyScript

PyScript is a browser-embedded python environment built on top of Pyodide. Although it is a powerful tool, there are some things you need to be careful with. Read on to find out more.
BRADEN RIGGS

How Can You Emulate Do-While Loops in Python?

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to emulate do-while loops in Python. The most common technique to do this is to create an infinite while loop with a conditional statement that controls the loop and jumps out of it using a break statement.
REAL PYTHON

Find Your Next Tech Job Through Hired

Hired has 1000s of companies of all sizes who are actively hiring developers, data scientists, mobile engineers, and more. It’s really simple: create a profile with your skills for hiring managers to reach you directly. Sign up today!
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6 Usage Patterns for the ThreadPoolExecutor in Python

The ThreadPoolExecutor gives a lot of power an flexibility for concurrent code. This article describes six different patterns that can be used when coding with this context manager.
JASON BROWNLEE

Python Lazy Imports With Cinder

Instagram has implemented a lazy import mechanism to improve application loading times. This article describes why they built it and how it helps.
GERMÁN MÉNDEZ BRAVO

Projects & Code

packj: Detect Malicious/Risky Packages

GITHUB.COM/OSSILLATE-INC

editabletuple: Like namedtuple but Editable

GITHUB.COM/MARK-SUMMERFIELD • Shared by Mark Summerfield

bluelink: Control Your Hyundai Car via Python

GITHUB.COM/SYNCHRONIZING

py-webengine: Browser Testing Through PyQt

GITHUB.COM/NATHANTS

svg.py: Type-Safe Library to Generate SVG Files

GITHUB.COM/ORSINIUM-LABS

Events

Weekly Real Python Office Hours Q&A (Virtual)

June 29, 2022
REALPYTHON.COM

SPb Python Drinkup

June 30, 2022
MEETUP.COM

PyDelhi User Group Meetup

July 2, 2022
MEETUP.COM

Melbourne Python Users Group, Australia

July 4, 2022
J.MP

STL Python

July 6, 2022
MEETUP.COM

Happy Pythoning!
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