Apple App Store, Built-Ins, Constraint Programming, and More

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Python Grapples With Apple App Store Rejections
A string that is part of the urllib parser module in Python references a scheme for apps that use the iTunes feature to install other apps, which is disallowed. Auto scanning by Apple is rejecting any app that uses Python 3.12 underneath. A solution has been proposed for Python 3.13.
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Python’s Built-in Functions: A Complete Exploration
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Constraint Programming Using CP-SAT and Python
Constraint programming is the process of looking for solutions based on a series of restrictions, like employees over 18 who have worked the cash before. This article introduces the concept and shows you how to use open source libraries to write constraint solving code.
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A Search Engine for Python Packages
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Programming Advice I’d Give Myself 15 Years Ago
Marcus writes in depth about things he has learned in his coding career and wished he new earlier in his journey. Thoughts include fixing foot guns, understanding the pace-quality trade-off, sharpening your axe, and more. Associated HN Discussion.
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Keeping Things in Sync: Derive vs Test
Don’t Repeat Yourself (DRY) is generally a good coding philosophy, but it shouldn’t be adhered to blindly. There are other alternatives, like using tests to make sure that duplication stays in sync. This article outlines the why and how of just that.
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8 Versions of UUID and When to Use Them
RFC 9562 outlines the structure of Universally Unique IDentifiers (UUIDs) and includes eight different versions. In this post, Nicole gives a quick intro to each kind so you don’t have to read the docs, and explains why you might choose each.
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Defining Python Constants for Code Maintainability
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Django: Test for Pending Migrations
The makemigrations --check command tells you if there is missing migrations in your Django project, but you have to remember to run it. Adam suggests calling it from a test so it gets triggered as part of your CI/CD process.
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How to Maximize Your Experience at EuroPython 2024
Conferences can be overwhelming, with lots going on and lots of choices. This post talks about how to get the best experience at EuroPython, or any conference.
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Polars vs. pandas: What’s the Difference?
Explore the key distinctions between Polars and Pandas, two data manipulation tools. Discover which framework suits your data processing needs best.
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An Overview of the Sparse Array Ecosystem for Python
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