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Using FastAPI to Build Python Web APIs
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Behind the Scenes: How the Python Import System Works
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CPython Developer in Residence Week One Report
After years of fundraising efforts, the Python Software Foundation finally hired their first CPython Developer-In-Residence. Łukasz Langa reports on what he accomplished during his first week on the job, how he’s finding a balance between the various tasks required of him, and what his plans are for next week. He’s included a full detailed log of everything accomplished with links to GitHub issues and pull requests.
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What’s New In Python 3.11
Python 3.10 is still in beta, but work on Python 3.11 has already begun. Big changes include some major improvements to tracebacks as well as a new cube root function in the math module.
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NumPyic Way to Sort an ndarray Clockwise
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Maps With Django: GeoDjango, PostGIS, and Leaflet
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Planning a Faster Future at the Python Language Summit
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Understand Django: Making Sense Of Settings
All Django apps need to be configured in order to run properly. This article walks you through how the Django settings file works and how it is organized. You’ll learn about environment variables and how to use them in your settings. You’ll also see some patterns for dealing with settings in different environments, such as development, testing, and production, as well as some tools for monitoring and managing Django settings.
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Python Community Interview With Dustin Ingram
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Serverless Django APIs With AWS Lambda and Zappa
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