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Blogmarks tagged python in Jun, 2007

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Python, Mac OS X, and Readline. This worked for me, though you need to already have gcc and svn installed. It’s crap like this that made me switch to Ubuntu on Parallels for most of my Python development. # 30th June 2007, 10:24 pm

Python 3000 Status Update. Doesn’t look like we’ll get multiline lambdas, but the other stuff looks great. I’m not looking forward to years of Python 2 and Python 3 co-existing and splitting the community though (ala PHP 4 and 5). # 19th June 2007, 1:49 pm

Mac OS X Leopard: UNIX. Leopard ships with DTrace, and it’s been hooked in to Java, Ruby, Python and Perl. # 11th June 2007, 11:05 pm

google-diff-match-patch (via) Robust algorithms to perform the operations required for synchronizing plain text, in Java, JavaScript and Python. # 9th June 2007, 6:15 pm

Wait For It (via) Neat WSGI middleware from Ian Bicking that launches a thread for every incoming request and watches for slow responses; if something is taking too long it returns a “please wait” page to the user and polls for completion. # 9th June 2007, 4:53 pm

Talking to the internal GPS in my N95 from Python. Thanks to a new LocationRequestor module for Python Series 60. # 6th June 2007, 10:31 am Lightning fast lookups of API documentation; includes Python docs, YUI, HTML, CSS and lots more. # 5th June 2007, 6:05 pm