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If you haven't heard of I suggest you pay a visit. We sat down with matt and talked about ( read interviewed ) on fullstackpython, how developers can help/contribute to it and his book on python deployments.

The game of life consists of a grid of cells where each cell can be dead or alive and the state of the cells can change at each time step. The state of a cell at the time step t depends on the state of the grid at time t-1 and it is determined with a very simple rule: A cell is alive if it's already alive and has two living neighbours, or if it has three live neighbours.

The title says it all.

For the past four months, the Jupyter developers -- in collaboration with Rackspace, Nature, and O'Reilly Media -- have been working on several experiments to give developers, data scientists, and researchers instant access to IPython Notebooks.
data science

With the 3.9.0 release, building SQLite with these two extensions is now very straightforward. Here are the step by step instructions.

PyCharm 5 EAP build 143.165, bringing Docker integration and a lot of other important improvements. Please download the build from EAP page.

This is the second article in my six-part series on "black pipe" testing. PyMongo, the official Python client for MongoDB, is a great example of a connected application that can't be fully tested as a black box.

Packt Publishing is offer a free Python Book every week and loads of discounts. Check it out.
book review

Have you ever wondered how to process command line arguments in Python? Yeah, theres a module for that. Its called argparse, which is a replacement for optparse. In this article, well be taking a whirlwind tour of this helpful module.
core python

Booktype 2.0 is based on the principle of single source publishing and allows authors to create beautiful books for print and digital distribution. Publishers can use Booktype to manage their entire catalogue in one place, providing authors, translators and proofreaders with all the tools they need. Booktype is build using Python.


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