Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2000 09:07:36 -0500 (CDT) Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jun 5) From: "Andrew M. Kuchling" <firstname.lastname@example.org> It's finally public; Guido, Fred Drake, Jeremy Hylton, and Barry Warsaw are now working for BeOpen. http://www.pythonlabs.com/letter.html BeOpen ran an interview with Guido: http://www.beopen.com/features/interviews/rossum_index.html PythonWare announced the long-awaited release of PythonWorks 1.0. "PythonWorks is a rapid application development tool, designed for efficient development in Python. PythonWorks includes editors, a debugger, a user-interface design tool, project browser, deploy- ment tools, integrated on-line help, and a scriptable environment." http://www.pythonware.com/products/works/main1.htm Tim Peters showed how to implement the Dining Philosophers in Python: http://x62.deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=628752464.1 PyGreSQL v3.0, an interface to PostgreSQL, has been released. The new version implements the DB-SIG API. ftp://ftp.druid.net/pub/distrib/PyGreSQL.tgz Eric S. Raymond has been working on CML2, a replacement for the Linux kernel configuration system that's written in Python. http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/kbuild/ Also, Raymond's article in the Linux Journal's Python supplement (the one with the controversial cover) is now available online: http://www2.linuxjournal.com/lj-issues/issue73/3882.html Unfortunately, most of the other articles aren't available: http://www2.linuxjournal.com/lj-issues/issue73/lstoc.html Other recent articles include an intro to PyQt: http://www.sunworld.com/sunworldonline/swol-05-2000/swol-05-qt.html And two introductory articles: http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/network/2000/06/02/magazine/python_first_language.html http://www.geeks404.com/programming/articles/prog.052600.intro_python.php ======================================================================== Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages: Python.org's Python Language Website is the center of Pythonia http://www.python.org eff-bot's complements this digest with his daily python url http://hem.passagen.se/eff/url.htm Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group mailing lists http://www.python.org/sigs/ Python Consortium emerges as an independent nexus of activity http://www.python.org/consortium The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects Python resources http://www.vex.net/~x/parnassus/ Python FAQTS http://python.faqts.com/ Python To-Do List anticipates some of Python's future direction http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/todo.py Python Journal is at work on its second issue http://www.pythonjournal.com Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive what AI can generate http://www.links2go.com/search?search=python Archive probing trick of the trade: http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=&DBS=2&ST=PS&defaultOp=AND&LNG=ALL&format=threaded&showsort=date&maxhits=100&groups=comp.lang.python Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here: http://purl.org/thecliff/python/url.html or http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=~g%20comp.lang.python%20Python-URL%21 Suggestions/corrections for next week's posting are always welcome. [http://www.egroups.com/list/python-url-leads/ is hibernating. Just e-mail us ideas directly.] To receive a new issue of this posting in e-mail each Monday morning, ask <email@example.com> to subscribe. Mention "Python-URL!". -- The Python-URL! Team-- Dr. Dobb's Journal (http://www.ddj.com) is pleased to participate in and sponsor the "Python-URL!" project.