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pex contains the Python packaging and distribution libraries originally available through the twitter commons but since split out into a separate project. The most notable components of pex are the .pex (Python EXecutable) format and the associated pex tool which provide a general purpose Python environment virtualization solution similar in spirit to virtualenv. PEX files have been used by Twitter to deploy Python applications to production since 2011.

I got to thinking: how have all of the actors fared in their post-LOST careers? I scraped all of this data from IMDB, following this process.

Integrating mod_wsgi-express into the Django site itself so that it can be executed as a Django management command. By integrating mod_wsgi-express in this way it can directly interrogate the Django settings module for your Django project to obtain the information it wants.

virtualenvwrapper.django is a template plugin for virtualenvwrapper to create new Django projects automatically. When used with mkproject, it installs Django into the new virtualenv then runs to create a new project skeleton.

Using python for your load testing is handy. You use the same language that you use for development. You can more easily write small functions to help you.

IPython is an advanced interactive python shell. It is a powerful tool which has many more features. However, here I would like to share some of the cool tricks of IPython.

Today we’ve published the PyCharm 4.5.3 RC bug-fix update. The Release notes lists all fixes from the previous PyCharm 4.5.2 update. The most notable among them are: a number of fixes for Django support, mostly related to the new Continue reading

Following over 3,000 responses to the Django Developers Community Survey and a long discussion on the django-developers mailing list, the Django team has adopted the following release schedule (subject to change as needed).

We are pleased to announce the first production release of Echo v1.0.0. Since Echo’s inception, we have gone through several iterations, embraced feedback from people around the world and closed over 100 issues and pull-requests.
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As we’re approaching 8 billion page views per month and 45k requests per second, we’ve learned a couple things about delivering comments to a lot of different people. Disqus is very well known for using Django for almost all of our web traffic, and that continues to be a thing today.


telebot - 95 Stars, 16 Fork
Telegram Bot starter kit. Very easy to install with Google App Engine.

2015-06-22-s2i2-git - 35 Stars, 8 Fork
This is a project for s2i2 teaching git. This was a sample repo from Daniel and Tommy to show the students the wonder of git. Really, github should be paying us.

shadertoy-render - 27 Stars, 0 Fork
Render a ShaderToy script directly to a video file.

engarde - 22 Stars, 1 Fork
A library for defensive data analysis.

pcbre - 21 Stars, 3 Fork
An integrated printed circuit board reverse engineering toolkit

Toontown-Level-Editor - 16 Stars, 8 Fork
Working version of Disney's Toontown Level Editor, which is found in Panda3D 1.6.2.

vial-http - 12 Stars, 0 Fork
Simple http rest tool for vim

django-admin-tools - 9 Stars, 1 Fork
Extends the Django Admin to include a extensible dashboard and navigation menu

es-graphite-shim - 8 Stars, 3 Fork
An ElasticSearch / Graphite shim which translates graphite requests into ElasticSearch data queries for a given mapping

rgp - 8 Stars, 0 Fork
RGP provides a simple directed graph database built on top of Redis and utilizes a set of Python classes as its interface. Both vertices and edges can have data and can be queried when traversing the graph.

pbl - 7 Stars, 0 Fork
a python library for building playlists

ebook-isbn - 7 Stars, 0 Fork
An eBook tool to extract ISBN or Metadata form eBook and rename them by using ISBN database and Metadata

TakeStock - 6 Stars, 0 Fork
This project provides support for the emailing of Stock reports. It scrapes the NASDAQ site for the earnings date and gets stock prices using a web service.

codeofconductlink - 6 Stars, 5 Fork
A software community tracker to highlight projects with a Code of Conduct and underrepresented authors and contributors.

django-dynamic-preferences - 4 Stars, 0 Fork
Dynamic global and instance settings for your django project

RedditTwitterPoster - 2 Stars, 0 Fork
A python-based script that takes link posts from a subreddit and posts them as embedded media on Twitter

jwords - 1 Stars, 0 Fork
A small program written in python to help you memorize words.

markiavelli - 1 Stars, 0 Fork
A Reddit bot that posts to /r/politics using text generated with Markov chains.