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Typosquatting Campaign Targets Python Developers
Phylum's automated risk detection platform identified a new typosquatting campaign targeting popular Python libraries on PyPI, with over 500 typosquat variations published so far. PyPI has promptly removed the malicious packages and temporarily suspended new project and account creations to prevent further fallout from this attack.


Articles, Tutorials and Talks

A little guide to building Large Language Models in 2024 
This is the first video of a 2 part series covering all the concepts to train a good performance LLM in 2024.

Why Do Python Lists Multiply Oddly? Exploring the CPython Source Code
A look at the internals of list implementation in CPython to understand this weird quirk about them.

Bringing Python to Workers using Pyodide and WebAssembly
The post discusses Cloudflare's implementation of Python Workers, focusing on their benefits and use cases for serverless computing. It explores how Python Workers enable developers to build and deploy lightweight, scalable applications efficiently on Cloudflare's network.

Make Python DevEx
The article discusses the challenges of setting up a productive Python development environment and how using Make can help alleviate these barriers by automating the preparation of the development environment and expediting the test-driven development cycle. The author provides an example project that demonstrates how to use Make to improve the Python developer experience across multiple codebases.

Enforcing conventions in Django projects with introspection
Some code and tips to combine Python and Django introspection APIs to enforce naming conventions in your Django models.

Building LLMs for Code Repair
The article discusses Replit's Code Repair feature, which automatically fixes common programming errors and issues in code. It explores how Code Repair helps developers save time and improve code quality by providing automated solutions to common coding problems.

Using breakpoints to explore your code
This post guides Python developers on effectively utilizing breakpoints to debug and explore code execution flow. It offers practical tips and examples to leverage breakpoints for better understanding and troubleshooting of Python code.

ASGI deployment options for Django
The article explores ASGI deployment options for Django applications, providing insights into deploying Django with ASGI servers.

Python 3.12 Generics in a Nutshell 
Generics in Python 3.12 can transform your code by allowing classes to be used with different data types, enhancing flexibility, and catching bugs early. This video dives into generic classes and subclasses and show you how they can streamline your development process.

Automating Python with Google Cloud
A tutorial series on how to automate a Python script in Google Cloud using Cloud Functions and/or Cloud Run. 

Can GPT Optimize My Taxes?
The post describes a web application that uses GPT-4 and the tenforty Python library to allow users to input tax scenarios and receive optimized tax calculations and recommendations. The application aims to provide a more flexible and personalized tax advisory experience compared to traditional tax software.

Python Project-Local Virtualenv Management Redux

How I manage Python in 2024


Interesting Projects, Tools and Libraries

SWE-agent
SWE-agent turns LMs (e.g. GPT-4) into software engineering agents that can fix bugs and issues in real GitHub repositories.

DBRX
Code examples and resources for DBRX, a large language model developed by Databricks.

thepipe
Export any file, folder, website, or repo into GPT-4-Vision with one line of code.

Sparrow
Data processing with ML and LLM.

Nava
Playing Sounds in Python.

IPEX-LLM
A PyTorch library for running LLM on Intel CPU and GPU (e.g., local PC with iGPU, discrete GPU such as Arc, Flex and Max) with very low latency.

RAGFlow
RAGFlow is an open-source RAG (Retrieval-Augmented Generation) engine based on deep document understanding.


New Releases

Django bugfix release issued: 5.0.4


Upcoming Events and Webinars

San Francisco Python Meetup April 2024
There will be following talks
  • Prompt engineering: for version 0.1 code - The path to quicker results
  • Strategies for quicker Pytest runs

PyData NYC Meetup April 2024
There will be following talks
  • Introduction to Time Series Forecasting
  • Time Series EDA with STUMPY

Pyladies Munich Meetup April 2024
There will be following talks
  • Observability: Principles & Application in Python
  • Seamless Cloud Infrastructure Management with Python
  • The Accountability Factor: How Peer Support Can Transform Your Learning Journey

Freiburg Python Meetup April 2024
There will be following talks
  • Event system - an evolution of the software at JobRad
  • Dockerizing Python applications and their security 

PyData Munich Meetup April 2024
There will be following talks
  • Accessing GPUs From Multiple Providers With dstack Sky
  • More Labels or Cases? Assessing Label Variation in Natural Language Inference
  • p(doom) - an Open, Entirely Decentralized, Global AI Research Lab
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